Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Choo-ty) teaches courses in finance and investments at the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, where his insight and humor have twice made him the School's top professor. After working in the Boston office of the investment banking firm of Kidder Peabody & Co., Peter served for five years as the assistant state treasurer and chief investment officer for the State of Louisiana. There he skillfully managed the State's three billion dollar investment portfolio and served on boards overseeing another eight billion dollars in retirement funds.
In 1993, Peter founded the BURKENROAD REPORTS, an investment research program at Tulane University. Here he leads a team of more than 200 of the University's business students in search of the investment "skinny" on undervalued and overlooked stocks in six southern states. He and his program have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, and Nightly Business Report.
Peter is a popular speaker at meetings and conference throughout the world. His unique presentation style puts him in front of a wide variety of audiences including his selection by the NFL to teach investment workshops to the New Orleans Saints.