James Thomas Iannaccone
January 23, 1954 – August 8, 2018
James "Jim" T. Iannaccone passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was 64 years old and was born in Rochester, New York, on January 23, 1954, to the late Virginia and Thomas Iannaccone. Jim graduated summa cum laude from Ithaca College in 1976 where he obtained a B.S. in accounting. He attended Albany Law School where he earned a J.D. in 1979 and served on the Albany Law Review. He moved to Florida to continue his law education and earned a Master of Law in Taxation from University of Miami in 1980. He passed his CPA exam. After working for a short while for an area accounting firm, he established his own legal practice in Fort Lauderdale. In addition, Jim owned two businesses. He ran New River Title Company working closely with Fort Lauderdale mortgage lenders and he operated Skydive Sebastian. In 2002, Jim was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife, Stacey Russell Iannaccone. He is survived by his sister, Judith Iannaccone, and her spouse, Jami Josifek, his cousin, Bonnie DiNoto, and her husband, Fred DiNoto as well as many loving friends in Florida, including Bryan and Kelly Mossorofo, Maria O'Neill, and Lee Benhayon. In life, Jim's passions included his beloved wife Stacey, his West Highland Terriers Harley and Saber, his cat Mouse, skydiving, scuba diving, and more skydiving! His intelligence, business acumen, political observations, and fearlessness will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s name to either the American Cancer Society or World Vision.