We have an Important Announcement!

RPC CPAs + Consultants, LLP will no longer be accepting online credit card payments after March 15, 2019.  Please call our Albuquerque office at 505-883-2727 or your local office and they will process your payment for you.

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RPC CPAs + Consultants, LLP (RPC) has merged with the nationally recognized accounting firm of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI) and our offices will now operate under the name of Carr, Riggs & Ingram.  

We will continue our tradition of community support and delivering quality audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services - now with enhanced service capabilities available from a regional firm that is one of the Top 20 firms in the U.S. For more informaiton regarding CRI's 50+ office locations, more than 1,800 professionals, or industry and service specializations, visit our new firm's website at

Michael K. Carnevale, CPA, JD

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Mike is a strategic and resourceful executive with over 16 years of experience as a tax consulting partner with a big 4 accounting firm specializing in high end tax consulting, acquisitions and dispositions of real property. He has an exceptionally rich and versatile skill set in tax consulting with respect to partnership taxation, hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate investment trusts, and other real estate companies including real estate developers, hotel owners and operators. He also served as national subject matter expert for real estate and partnership tax matters, and advised on numerous complex and creative tax structures such as synthetic leases, UPREITs, DownREITs, leveraged partnerships, and issuance of partnership profits interests. Mike possesses an outstanding educational background complementing excellent professional experience including a Juris Doctorate from University of Detroit College of Law.


Mike is the head of the tax department in our El Paso Office.  He works closely with the Tax Service Line Partner-in-Charge to ensure all clients' tax planning and preparation services are performed to the quality and client service standards of RPC. He will leverage his immense taxation experience to the benefit of all our El Paso area and real estate related clients.

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • The American Bar Association


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, with distinction, University of Michigan, 1982

Juris Doctorate (cum laude) - University of Detroit College of Law, 1990