©2019 Sanli Pastore & Hill

Thomas E. Pastore ASA, CFA, CPA, CMA, MBA

CEO & Founder

Business Background

Mr. Pastore is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. He has been involved in financial consulting for more than 25 years, specializing in investment and financial analysis, litigation consulting and public accounting. Extensive experience encompasses valuing numerous businesses in a wide range of industries including retail, services, manufacturing and holding companies. He has served as an expert witness in federal and state courts for business litigation cases in California, Arizona and Nebraska.

Deposition & Trial Testimony

As an expert witness, Mr. Pastore has testified over 60 times in trial and over 200 times in deposition.

Professional Credentials & Education

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), American Society of Appraisers, Business Valuation Discipline

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), member of the CFA institute

  • Member, Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – inactive

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member, Institute of Management Accountants

  • Past Vice President of Professional Education, West Los Angeles Chapter, Institute of Management Accountants

  • Master in Business Administration, University of Michigan. Course work includes economics, finance, marketing and business strategy

  • Bachelor in Business Administration with a major in accounting from Bryant College

Publications, Speeches & Seminars

Mr. Pastore is an active participant as both an instructor and a student in continuing education classes on advanced topics of business valuation, taxation, eminent domain and redevelopment.

He has presented speeches to numerous public and private associations, including bar associations and accounting societies. He is an official instructor for the California Redevelopment Association and SP&H’s Goodwill Loss Valuation Workshops, Levels I-IV.

  • "Intellectual Property Valuations Becoming Critical for Bank Loans" SP&H News Bulletin, June 2012

  • "Twists and Turns for Fair Value (and other Value) Definitions in California", BVR’s Guide to Fair Value in Shareholder Dissent, Oppression, and Marital Dissolution, 2010 Edition, Edited by Adam Manson, Copyright © 2010 by Business Valuation Resources, L.L.C. (BVR)

  • "Life-Cycle and Cost-Benefit Analyses of Renewable Energy: The Case of Solar Power Systems", Sustainable Communities Design Handbook Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Edited by Woodrow W. Clark, II, Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc.

  • "Renewable Energy Projects for Government Agencies and Businesses", Valorem Principia, August 2010

  • "Overview: Proper Use Business Valuations", Hotelexecutive.com March 2005

  • "Use Valuations of Hotels & Resorts", Hotelexecutive.com June 2005

  • "Remaining Public – the Best Option in Troubled Markets? ", ACG Network, Vol.15, No.3 – October 2003

  • "Choosing the Right Appraiser," Right of Way Magazine, May/June 2003

  • "Appraisers and Accountants – Vive la Difference," Valorem Principia, February 2003

  • "Business Appraisal Methodology Prevails," Business Valuation Update: Judges & Lawyers, Nov. 1999

  • "Calculation of Lost Goodwill Under California Eminent Domain Law," March 1998

  • "Business Valuations for IPOs," Valorem Principia, June 1997

Officer & Director Positions

Mr. Pastore has served on the boards of directors of many California organizations. He is a past vice president of professional education at the Institute of Management Accountants, West Los Angeles Chapter.