Suzanne Leighton

Suzanne P. Leighton

Director, Tax
Areas of Expertise: State & Local Taxes

Sue Leighton is a Director in the State & Local Taxes (SALT) practice at BPM, where she provides consulting advice on state tax-related issues to clients in a variety of industries. Her work includes preparing nexus studies for clients and assisting clients with resolving their assessments issues with state tax agencies. She has special expertise in state income tax, partnership taxation and resolution of state tax matters. Prior to BPM, she spent 14 years in Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue in their enforcement division, where she helped guide tax policy and recommended legislation designed to increase compliance.

Sue Leighton holds an active CPA license in Pennsylvania.

Interesting Tidbit 

Sue is originally from Pennsylvania. She is a Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins fan. In her spare time she enjoys reading and pursuing her love-hate relationship with running.

Quick Facts


Member, State and Local Tax Committee — Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Certified Public Accountant — Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy


B.S., Accounting — University of Maryland
Master of Taxation — Villanova University