Rene J. Zarate


Tampa, FL

Director | Valuation & Advisory 

Rivero Gordimer & Company



Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Western Kentucky University

Bachelor of Science, Business, Concentration in Accounting

About Rene

 For more than 30 years, Rene Zarate has regularly worked with clients, both domestic and international, regarding business consulting matters, private equity matters, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, and litigation support. Rene is bilingual and is fluent in English and Spanish. 

Areas of Practice

Audit & Assurance

Private Equity & Management

Business Accounting & Advisory Services


  From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Zarate worked in private industry as the Chief Operating Officer of a closely held healthcare organization. He maintained that position until he engineered the sale of the company to a national healthcare organization, and managed the subsequent transition. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Zarate was responsible for an organization which employed over 500 people, servicing clients in seven counties of west-central Florida.

His duties required his expertise in financial, regulatory, and human resource areas, in addition to a significant commitment to customer relations. In 1999, he resumed his position providing consulting services for Rivero, Gordimer & Company P.A.  

River, Gordimer & Company

Since 1983, Rivero, Gordimer & Company has strived to offer the best accounting service available to the Tampa Bay area’s community. Many of our shareholders and professionals have served as partners and associates with some of the largest international accounting firms in the United States.

We bring the strength and knowledge of this experience to the local level.


Rene was awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation by AICPA.

The ABV designation recognizes CPAs with extensive professional experience in business valuation. The accreditation is granted exclusively to CPAs. 

Mission Statement

  • To provide the highest level of professional services
  • To maintain integrity and honesty in everything we do. 
  • To provide for the development, growth and accountability of our team members by offering opportunities to achieve personal and professional success. 
  • To maintain an environment that encourages giving back to our community.  

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Contact Me

Rene J. Zarate

Director | Valuation & Advisory

Rivero, Gordimer & Company

201 North Franklin Street, Suite 2600 Tampa, FL


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