Joseph T. Carroll
Managing Director, Estate Planning and Tax Advisory Services
Joseph T. Carroll joined The Swarthmore Group in April 2019 as a Managing Director in the Family Office Services Group for its high-net-worth individual clients. Prior to joining The Swarthmore Group, the majority of Joe’s career was working at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he spent almost 32 years of service and retired from the firm in November 2009 as a Vice-President. Joe was responsible for advising the partners of the firm on their individual income taxes, estate and gift taxes, and financial planning matters. Joe has extensive experience in the areas of income tax compliance, tax research, and financial planning for high-net-worth individuals. During Joe’s career at Goldman Sachs, he developed and managed the Estate Tax Planning Group while the firm was still a partnership, and for several years, The Goldman Sachs Family Office, after the firm became a public company. After Joe retired from Goldman Sachs, he held several senior positions at financial services and wealth management investment advisory firms. Joe was a Managing Director at TAG Associates LLC, where he worked in the Family Office Services Group. He was a Managing Director at Rockefeller & Co., where he was a Senior Client Advisor and an Executive Director at Ernst & Young LLP in the Financial Services Office, where he was a market leader for Private Client Services. Most recently, Joe was a Managing Director at the LeoGroup LLC where he advised high-net-worth individual clients on their domestic and international tax matters. Joe received a Certificate in Financial Planning from New York University, an M.S. in Taxation from Long Island University, and a B.B.A. in Accounting from Baruch College. Joe holds a New York State insurance license for life, accident and health and was formerly licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician with New York State Department of Health.