Peter Ricchiuti

Senior Professor of Practice

  • William B. Burkenroad Jr. Clinical Professorship in Equity Research
Office 260G
Phone 504.862.8489
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Peter Ricchiuti is the founder and director Burkenroad Reports ( The equity research program has been covered widely in the national media including features in the Wall Street Journal, BARRON’S and the New York Times.

He started his career with the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co. and later served as Louisiana’s assistant state treasurer.

Peter also hosts a weekly business show called Out to Lunch on National Public Radio in New Orleans (


Professor Ricchiuti teaches classes on finance, investments, valuation, equity research, financial modeling, and financial analysis.


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On the Air

Professor Ricchiuti hosts a popular weekly business program called "Out to Lunch" on National Public Radio in New Orleans.

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Published Author

In 2014, the Financial Times published Professor Ricchiuti's first book, "Stocks Under Rocks."

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Outstanding Teacher

Professor Ricchiuti has won numerous teaching awards including the program's recognition by Re-Imagine Education as having the planet's top teaching delivery in experiential learning. Burkenroad topped entries from 500 universities representing 43 countries.

Memorable Moment

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In 2008 Professor Ricchiuti brought 27 students to Omaha to spend the day with Warren Buffett. This took place just a few days after Lehman Brothers closed and the financial world spun into disarray. Ricchiuti was impressed by Buffett's kindness, generosity and sense of humor.

Education & Affiliations

Babson College, Bachelor of Science in Management 1979

University of New Orleans, Master's of Business Administration 1986


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New Orleans Bourbon Society Member of NOMA (New Orleans Museum of Art)