About Us

rob-portraitRob Hylen, owner of Hylen CPA, Inc.,  began his career as an Accountant in 1992 upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire with Honors. He became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1998. He learned the tricks of the trade by working on Audits, Reviews, Compilations, Tax Return preparation and Consulting during his six year career in Public Accounting, most recently with McGladrey, a “Big Five” CPA firm. He specializes in accounting, bookkeeping, tax return preparation and consulting for individuals and small businesses.

He has worked as a Controller in large Real Estate companies such as Bluestone/Continental Wingate, Northland Investments, Five Star Quality Care and CommonWealth REIT. He has been both a Portfolio and a Corporate Controller overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Corporate, IT Systems, a staff of 18 and over 200 commercial and multi-family properties in 36 states simultaneously.

Mr. Hylen also managed the Accounting Department at Goulston & Storrs, a large Law firm in Boston, New York, Washington and London that has been in existence since the late 1800s. He is also the Treasurer of two Corporations: Jordans Camps Corporation in Fryeburg, Maine and Copperwood III Condominiums in Stoughton, Massachusetts.

Rob currently lives in Massachusetts with his two young children.  He enjoys riding his bike in the cool morning air, reading a book on his deck in the summer sunshine and of course enjoying his family.

He is looking forward to putting this experience to work for you and for your small business!


Jennifer DeCastro (Office Manager/Bookkeeper) is a Bookkeeper and Accountant with six years of experience specializing in real estate, property accounting, small business start-ups and service industries.  She has a keen eye for detail and does not leave her desk until everything balances to the penny, oftentimes foregoing lunch in the process.  She can juggle seemingly an infinite amount of clients at a time and specializes in multi-tasking and running a smooth office. In addition to her bookkeeping  and office manager duties, she handles all of the  IT, administrative and scheduling work for the Company.

Jen is a 2008 graduate of Suffolk University and learned her craft at McGladrey, a Big Five CPA firm located in Boston and worldwide.

Her interests include listening to audiobooks while driving, computers and computer repair, television dramas and walking her dog.  She can be reached at (781) 436-5810 or at Jen@hylencpa.com

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