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Todd A. Carpenter

Partner, CPA
608 240 2323

Todd Carpenter, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been in public accounting since 1986. He is the firm’s partner-in-charge of the construction and real estate services group, leading the firm-wide strategy across the spectrum of the real estate and construction industries. Todd is also the partner-in-charge of the Wisconsin construction and real estate team, responsible for the execution of innovative operational ideas and tax strategies that identify opportunities to increase value within the region. In both roles, his extensive experience provides comprehensive guidance to investors, developers, contractors and other entities within the real estate and construction industries. Todd is the audit partner on a wide variety of engagements.


  • Manages client relationships in all sectors of the construction and real estate market including general contractors and subcontractors
  • Manages financial statement audit and review engagements for construction contractors and real estate developers, including hospitality and affordable housing projects
  • Experience with project financing, including new markets, historic, and affordable housing tax credits
  • Provides oversight of accounting services for general contractors, subcontractors, real estate developers, and residential builders
  • Responsible for strategic planning related to the development of construction and real estate services offered by Baker Tilly
  • Provides strategic planning and management services for contractors, developers, and real estate investors
  • Succession planning for family-owned and privately held contractor businesses
  • Conducts tax planning and consulting for a wide variety of clients
  • Lead audit partner on construction contract risk services engagements


  • Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA)
  • Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin (AGC)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Graaskamp Center Advisory Board (James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate, University of Wisconsin School of Business)
  • NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association


Minnesota State University‚ÄíMankato
Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance