Chris Colyer, CPA/PFS

Chris is a Partner in the Tax Services Group. Chris’ role at Wiss focuses on U.S. federal taxation, high-net-worth taxation, and international taxation.  

Chris chairs the Tax Advisory Practice and is an expert in designing, implementing, and monitoring numerous tax saving strategies, including entity structuring, tax credit and incentive programs and retirement tax planning.

Growing up in a family-owned business has made Chris very passionate about tax and financial planning for business owners—especially closely held family business.

Chris is an avid consumer of political news, which helps keep him informed of pending tax law changes affecting his clients.


BS – Accounting from Messiah College

MS – Taxation from Seton Hall University

MBA – Finance from Rutgers University

Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and New York

Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential holder

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

LEA Global – International Tax SIG member

Beyond Wiss

Chris is a resident of Cranford and is a member of the Rutgers Alumni Association. When not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and dog.

Community Involvement

Chris is actively involved as the Treasurer for the Board of Cranford Jaycees, an organization which supports numerous other charitable organizations in and around the Cranford area.

Chris Colyer