James Patray, III



University​ of Florida

  • Bachelor of Science; 1988

In Accounting Since 1988

With Purvis Gray Since 1988


Gainesville Partner


Member of SSARS Practice Team


Member of Deferred Compensation &   Employee Benefits Team


Member of Accounting and Tax Services   Practice Management Team

As a Partner at Purvis Gray, Jim Patray provides tax compliance, tax planning, and business advisory services to individuals and business entities. His areas of emphasis include construction contractors, medical practices, and many other types of wholesale and retail businesses. Jim is knowledgeable in tax strategies and research and also has expertise in performing financial statement reviews and compilations for business entities.

Jim graduated with high honors and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida Fisher School of Accounting. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (FICPA).

Professional  Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant; 1990

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants



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