Ken Saggese



Ken is a principal in CLA’s Real Estate Industry Group based in Maumee, Ohio. Ken is a certified public accountant with more than 17 years of public accounting and consulting experience serving a variety of clients in the construction, real estate development, and affordable housing industries. He leads more than 100 audits of affordable housing, real estate, and non-profit development organizations. He regularly performs audits and agreed-upon procedures engagements related to the costs of construction and development of real estate, for government, non-profit, and for-profit clients. Additionally, he provides consulting and financial statement audits to real estate developers and to operating housing entities.

Technical experience

  • Affordable housing entities, both for-profit and non-profit
  • Real estate entities with HUD financing
  • Housing Authorities
  • Non-profit entities
  • Construction companies


Education and professional involvement

  • Bachelor of business administration, finance, Eastern Michigan University
  • Master of science, accounting, Eastern Michigan University
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Certified Public Accountant in the state of Ohio


Civic organizations

  • Little Flower Catholic Church – chairman, Finance Council
  • Pathway, Inc. – Past Treasurer