Christopher D. Petermann


Christopher Petermann

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Christopher D. Petermann is a Partner of the Firm and serves as Co-Partner-in-Charge for the Private Foundation Practice. He has over 30 years of specialized experience in accounting for exempt organizations and private foundations, as well as closely-held businesses and financial services entities. Chris also holds a number of professional committee and community board positions.

A regular speaker on accounting, tax and governance matters, Chris also contributes informational pieces to the firm’s monthly bulletins and has authored numerous articles for industry publications.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Chair, Large and Medium Firm Committee
  • New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSSCPA)
    • Non-Profit Interest Group
  • Exponent Philanthropy
    • Member, Governance Committee
    • Former Board Chair & Treasurer
  • Board Member, Kearny Financial Corporation (KRNY) 
    • Member, Audit Committee
    • Member, Compensation Committee
  • Board Member and Treasurer, William F. Grupe Foundation
  • Board Chair, Partners for Health (A Community Foundation)
  • Board Member, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
    • Member, Finance and Audit Committee
    • Member, Executive Committee
    • Treasurer


  • Certified Public Accountant (New Jersey and New York)