Cassady SchillerJay Rueger, CPA

Jay Rueger, CPA

Jay Rueger, CPA

Jay Rueger, CPA


Jay joined Cassady Schiller in 2018 as a Tax Partner. He has 18 years of public accounting experience serving clients primarily in Cincinnati, the Ohio Valley and the Midwest.  Jay’s extensive experience includes providing large private and family enterprise clients with holistic planning that integrates business advisory, corporate and personal tax planning.

Jay works with high net worth families and their family offices, closely held businesses and private equity. His focus areas include the taxation of pass-through entities, including transactional planning, structuring, restructuring and formations. Jay’s industry expertise includes a focus on transportation, where he previously served as the national leader for the over-the-road transportation of cargo, trucking and logistics for a global public accounting firm, as well as construction, real estate and hospitality.

Jay holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Cincinnati. He serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Lindner College of Business teaching partnership tax at the graduate school level.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).

Jay serves as an Advisory Board Member for the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business Department of Accounting.  In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and Treasurer for University of Cincinnati CCMpower. He has previously held positions on both the Corporate Giving Committee and the Board Development Committee for University of Cincinnati’s Friends of College Conservatory of Music.

Jay resides in Mt. Lookout with his wife, Jen.