Brian Leidel CPA/CFP®/PFS

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." — Jim Ryun.

Brian Leidel CPA/CFP®/PFS


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Mr. Leidel’s focus is in Individual and Business Tax Consulting. He specializes in working with business owners and high net-worth individuals to develop tax and financial strategies. His practice areas include corporate, partnership, individual and trust tax preparation as well as overall business and financial planning.

Mr. Leidel rejoined Kerkering, Barberio & Co. in 2014 and became a shareholder in 2016. Prior to that, he worked for a Tampa accounting firm and has operated his own tax practice, Leidel & Company, PA.



  • Florida State University
    B.S. in Accounting, Finance and Economics
    Master of Accountancy in Taxation

Licenses / Certifications

  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Certified Financial Manager
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Financial Services Auditor
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Florida Certified Public Accountant
  • Personal Financial Specialist

Organization Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Brandon 86 Rotary Club
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council
  • Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Contact Us

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Our Locations

Sarasota Office
1990 Main Street, Suite 801
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941.365.4617
Toll Free: 800.966.8676
Fax: 941.954.3207

Lakewood Ranch Office
9423 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Phone: 941.365.4617

Tampa Office
4350 West Cypress Street
Meridian One, Suite 930
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813.675.8800

Lets Get Started.



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