Understanding what counts

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Whether an individual or business owner, a small business or large, Messina & Associates provides business accounting in St. Charles, IL and in Savannah, GA with the full scope of services you require, helping you grow your wealth with confidence and trust. In addition to business accounting, we also provide individual tax planning at both of our locations. 

The relationship between accountant and client is one built on trust. And trust, by definition, is the reliance on someone in which confidence is placed. At Messina & Associates, we take our client relationships very seriously. In fact, the key to our success is the long-term client relationships we have maintained that have formed the foundation of the Messina & Associates accounting practice. 

Through the professionalism of our team of accountants and the integrity of their work, a trusting relationship is built with clients. Our team prides itself on being accessible to clients and timely in response to their needs. Clients find they do not have to work their way through layers of personnel to get immediate answers to their questions.

Our team members are valued as professionals and work in an environment of individual respect. They practice accounting without the bureaucratic constraints of larger firms and work as a team to be financial problem solvers for clients.

In short, Messina & Associates is an accounting firm that believes strongly in client satisfaction as its foremost goal, that professionalism and integrity of work is the way to earn client trust, and that the result is lasting relationships that are mutually beneficial.

About Messina & Associates

​Peter Messina
(630) 285-8200
Peter J. Messina, CPA, CGMA, works with Jackson & Wade, LLC as an aviation tax advisor.


Peter J. Messina, CPA, CGMA. 

Pete is the Principal in the Certified Public Accounting firm of Messina & Associates Ltd., an accounting, tax and business consulting firm.  

Messina & Associates represents individual, business and aviation clients internationally with offices in West Chicago, Illinois, and Savannah, Georgia.  Pete also serves as a Director and Officer for a number of companies. 

Additionally, Pete is a multi-engine, instrument rated Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), the highest pilot designation issued by the Federal Aviation Administration

Pete has a long history in aviation and aircraft charter management resulting in a keen understanding of the issues and nuances to state and federal tax planning in the industry. 

In 1999 Pete became CFO, and consequently President, of a large Midwestern based Federal Aviation Regulated Part 135 aircraft charter/management organization with world-wide operating authority, based at DuPage Airport, in West Chicago IL.  Having 50 employees, Pete operated and managed 10 aircraft, from Citation II’s to Gulfstream IV’s.

Pete also works with Jackson & Wade, LLC. as an aviation tax advisor

Our Locations

Our team of experts is personally committed to helping clients achieve their business and individual goals through one-on-one financial guidance. Messina & Associates professionals assist with assessing fiscal decisions that can impact future financial success, as well as implement and monitor the effect of those decisions.


  • Automotive Dealerships & Finance Companies
  • Aviation – Aircraft Owners, Flight Departments, Charter Operators
  • Computer Technology & Software Companies
  • Contractors & Construction Companies
  • Dry Cleaners
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Equipment Resellers
  • Financial Advisors
  • Florists
  • Grocery Stores
  • Homeowners Associations
  • Manufacturers
  • Parent Teacher Organizations
  • Physicians & Medical Practices
  • Professional – Advertising, Attorneys, Consultants
  • Property Managers
  • Recycling & Reclaimed Wood Contractor
  • Retailers & Wholesalers
  • Restaurants – Full Service & Fast food
  • Sports & Athletic Training
  • Travel Agencies
  • Youth Sports Organizations​