Christopher D. Petermann

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC

Christopher Petermann

"A successful organization requires more than basic accounting support. We're ready to help with all of your business advisory needs."

Christopher D. Petermann 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 Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
    • 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, New York)