Who We Are

About The Payroll Company

The Payroll Company, located in Albuquerque, is a New Mexico based payroll processing provider, benefits management and human resources consulting and outsourcing firm serving businesses of all sizes throughout the Albuquerque, New Mexico and the Southwest. With more than 250 years combined experience, we offer highly skilled expertise in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and other related fields. As your strategic partner, The Payroll Company will take the time to understand your business objectives and develop cost-effective and efficient solutions for you.

We guarantee all new clients an immediate 10% reduction in their current payroll processing costs. Because we’re dedicated to helping build local communities, we will support your business’ community initiatives.

Let’s talk about how The Payroll Company can be both your community and business partner.

Nestor J. Romero, CPA

Nestor J. Romero, CPANestor J. Romero has over 25 years of varied business experience, which began with a Big 4 accounting firm and then as the Internal Auditor of a three-state Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan. His entrepreneurial career began in 1994 and continues today as the majority owner of The Payroll Company. Over the last two decades, Nestor has built a successful bar/restaurant and a nationally recognized insurance consulting company. He is a partner in a venture capital firm and holds ownership interests in a semiconductor testing company, a water disinfection company, a restaurant chain, and a smoothie and yogurt chain. Nestor, a Certified Public Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from New Mexico State University, and an MBA from the University of New Mexico. He has served on the boards of the UNM Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico, the Albuquerque Community Foundation, the UNM Lobo Club, and the Society of Financial Examiners and was awarded the Presidents Volunteer Service Award by President George W. Bush. Currently, he is serving his second term on the Board of Special Olympics of New Mexico.

John Philips

John Philips handles all aspects of payroll, from daily operations and all tax reporting, to setting up new clients and corresponding daily with existing clients. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from DeVry Institute of Technology. Working in payroll since 1994, he has a strong background in both technology and accounting.