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John A. Cropper, CPA, CGFM, CGMA

John A. Cropper, CPA, CGFM, CGMA

John graduated from Brigham Young University in 1988 with a degree in finance. He has been practicing public accounting since 1990. John specializes in audits of governmental entities, including cities, special districts, and HUDs, as well as broker dealers.

John began his career at Deloitte & Touche before moving on to become the partner-in-charge of the Walnut Creek office of Caporicci, Cropper & Larson, LLP. He worked as the partner-in-charge of the governmental practice at Armanino McKenna LLP before leaving to form Cropper Accountancy Corporation in 2002. In 2015 John became the managing partner for Cropper Rowe LLP.

John is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and the California State Board of Accountancy. He is a Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He formerly served on a Measure A advisory committee, and as the Treasurer of a Contra Costa County PAC Committee. John is a former member of the CalCPA state GASB Committee. John is currently serving on the CalCPA Governmental Planning Committee.


City of Berkeley
City of Clayton
City of Concord
Town of Corte Madera
City of Lafayette
Town of Moraga
City of Orinda
City of San Leandro
City of Santa Rosa
City of Vacaville
City of Vallejo

Housing Authorities

Alameda Housing Authority
Berkeley Housing Authority
Contra Costa Housing Authority
Mendocino Housing Authority
Reno Housing Authority
Rural Nevada Housing Authority
South San Francisco Housing Authority

Special Districts

Clayton Financing Authority
Contra Costa Sanitary District
Sewer Authority of Mid Coast
Stege Sanitary District
Western Hills Water District
Marin Sanitary District #2
Mountain View Sanitary District
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Fairview Fire District
Twin Cities Police and Fire
Tri Valley Transportation District
Lamorinda Fee and Finance Authority
Lamorinda School Bus Program
Oro Loma Sanitary District
Union Sanitary District
West County Wastewater District
Castro Valley Sanitary District


Cedar Falls Properties, Ltd.
Cimson Holding Company, LLC
Clark Towers
Colville Investment Group, LLC
Court Center Commercial Complex, LLC
East Yolo Manor
Glendale Investment Group, LLC
Hale Nani Investors, LLC
Hillcrest Members, LLC
La Colina Investors, LLC
Lido Square 1 & 2
Oak Haven
Paradise Investment Group, LLC
Plano Investment Partners, LLC
Portland Investment Group, LLC
Tocca Terra, LLC
Tucson Santa Rosa Convalescent Center
Union Gap Investment Group
Villa Ocotillo Investment Group

Broker Dealers

Alamo Capital
Decker and Company
Asset Allocation Advisors
CP Bullhound Inc.
Investment Architects Inc.
Iron Capital Securities
Liberty Group, LLC
Oaktree Securities, Inc.
Quest Securities, Inc.
Retirement Planning, Inc.
Henderson Capital

Broker Dealers (continued)

Roberts & Ryan Investment, Inc.
Security Research Associates
Strategic Marketing Solutions
The Bill Parker Agency
US Capital Global Securities
Viant Capital, LLC

Not For Profit

Congress of Neutrals
Corte Madera Chamber of Commerce
Oakland Yacht Club
Southgate Town and Terrace Homes


Sutter Insurance Company, Inc.
PRco Insurance Services, Inc.
American Star Insurance
Accordia Insurance Services
LK Lloyd and Associates
Transport Group Insurance Trust
State Bar of California Insurance Trust
Western Highway Institute Insurance Trust
California Pharmacists Association Insurance Trust


Locus Technologies, Inc.
Matchback Services, Inc.
SynchroNet Logistics, Inc.
SynchroNet Intermodal Services, Inc.
SynchroNet Marine, Inc.
Redi2 Technologies, Inc.

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