About Us

Sue Baer

Susan G. Baer is a Certified Public Accountant and the president of Baer Tax Group, Inc. She has been assisting individuals, business, and not for profit organizations in the areas of tax, accounting and business planning since 1990. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the College of Saint Rose. In 2017 Susan received the award of the best accountant in Columbia County.

On the personal side, Susan is the mother of a son and a daughter. She is an equestrian, a yoga teacher, Reiki healer and has a great love of travel. She does stand up comedy and is sure to bring a laugh and some clam to any conversation. She truly loves animals and rescues what comes to her door. Currently loved critters include horses, ponies, dogs and cats.

Jennifer Kihlmire has been an accountant with Baer Tax Group, Inc. since 2016. Jenn graduated at the top of her class. magna cum laude, with both bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting from The College of St. Rose.

Currently, Jennifer is studying and preparing to sit for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Exam.

In her free time, Jenn enjoys reading, painting, and anything related to elephants.

Jeanette Neven majored in college in banking and finance. Since graduating her career experience has been in the private accounting sector. Jeanette enjoys resolving complex accounting issues.

When not at BTG, you will likely find Jeanette on the tennis court or on a world travel adventure.

Amy Massey joined the Baer Tax Group, Inc. as an accountant in 2016. Amy graduated from SUNY with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Economics and Management and achieved a GPA of 3.8, summa cum laude. Currently, Amy is pursuing the national Certified Fraud Examiner’s accreditation. Amy is also a NYS Licensed Notary Public.

Prior to joining Sue and the Baer Tax Group team, Amy worked in construction industry operations for 16 years and is currently an active co-owner of a local specialty construction company.

When not crunching numbers, Amy enjoys being a foster parent, home renovation projects, motorcycle riding and spending time with family and her dog, Chisel.

Erica McCagg is starting her 3rd year as an associate at Baer Tax Group, Inc.

Prior to joining BTG, Erica worked in administration and accounting for a local fuel company for 13 years. For the past 5 years Erica and her husband have owned a local excavation and paving company.

In time away from the office Erica enjoys camping, hiking, reading and spending time with her children, family and fur babies.

Mary Kihlmire is the Administrative Assistant with the Baer Tax Group team bringing numerous years of office management experience.

Before joining BTG, Mary was the Office Manager for 10 years at a local 800+ membership-based Realtor Association and spent 19 total years in the real estate world.

Mary is long-time Columbia County resident, happily married with two grown daughters and an adorable grandson. Outside of work, you will find Mary spending her time gardening, cooking and with family.

Lobby with comfortable chairs and table.
Children's play area with sofa and train table.
Children's play area