Cristian N. Nieto, CPA

Title:Partner, Assurance Services

Education:B.S. in Finance, University of Florida


Cristian Nieto

A Partner in the Firm’s South Florida practice, Cris provides guidance in the areas of auditing and assurance, and merger and acquisitions for private and publicly traded companies within the U.S. and abroad. Experienced in working with investment funds (domestic and international), publicly-traded companies, partnerships and closely held businesses, his guidance involves preparation of financial statements in accordance with standards prescribed under U.S. GAAP, IFRS and the PCAOB.

With approximately 20 years of public accounting and private business experience, Cris has supported companies in the real estate, construction (residential and commercial), franchise, hospitality, retail, investment funds, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, insurance and technology industries. In addition to providing accounting, business, and tax consulting services, he has assisted companies in the development of strategic plans, corporate reorganizations, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and litigation matters.

Before arriving at Cherry Bekaert, Cris was a director at a South Florida-based professional services firm. He also held positions with regard to managing audits and consulting engagements at an international firm and various-sized regional firms.

Areas of Expertise

  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Private Equity
  • Distribution
  • Franchisors

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Board of Directors, 2010 President Elect, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), Miami Downtown Chapter

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors 2010-2015, Friends of Miami-Dade Public Library