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Pete Oppenheimer, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor - Finance

Office: Nesbitt Academic Building, 5128, Gainesville
Areas of Expertise: Finance, Real Estate, Tax, Cost Accounting


Dr. Pete Oppenheimer serves as associate professor of finance in the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. Dr. Oppenheimer has been with UNG for more than 15 years. He is actively involved in both college and university service and currently serves as a committee member of the UNG faculty senate.

Courses Taught

ACCT 3350: Federal Income Taxation, FINC 3440: Principles of Finance, FINC 4420: Real Estate Finance, FINC 4440: Corporate Finance, FINC 4470: Investment Management, FINC 4480: Financial Policy


  • M.Tax., Georgia State University, 2013
  • Ph.D., Finance, Georgia State University, 1996
  • M.B.A., Georgia State University, 1993
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 1982

Research/Special Interests

Finance, real estate, tax, cost accounting


Oppenheimer, P., Yeoman, J. (2015). Inadequate inflation adjustments of IRC phaseouts. Tax Notes, 149(6), 797-802.

Oppenheimer, P. (2014). The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and Housing Boom of the 21st Century. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 16(2), 112-122.

Oppenheimer, P. (2011). Legal and accounting issues of manipulating the timing of stock option grants. Journal of Financial Crime, 18 (1), 63-75.

Oppenheimer, P. (2011). Tax Costs of Mortgage Default. Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 14 (1), 1-17.

Work Experience

Assistant Professor
Columbus State University, Abbott Turner College of Business
1997 - 2001

Deloitte & Touche
1997 - 1998

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Clark-Atlanta University

Rabianski and Cairn
1993 - 1996

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Georgia State University
1993 - 1996

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