Ann Burke

Adjunct, Accounting, CIS & Law

Ann Burke, J.D., CPA, LL.M., began  her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she was responsible for tax compliance, research and planning for clients in the international banking and entertainment industries.  She later practiced law with the firm Townley & Updike.  Thereafter, she served as Tax Counsel within the corporate tax group of Time Warner, Inc.  Ann has also served as the CFO of several family offices and now provides family office services on a private consulting basis.

A Manhattan College graduate, Ann attributes her decision to go to law school to Dr. Alfonse Petrocine, her undergraduate business law professor.  She will be forever grateful to Brother John Muller who helped her obtain a full-tuition scholarship to St. John's University as a St. Thomas More Law Scholar.  Ann is an active Jasper alumna and served as the first female president of the Manhattan College Alumni Society.  She is delighted to return to alma mater as an instructor in four disciplines - Accounting, Law, Taxation and Finance. 


Post-LL.M. Study (Estate Planning), New York University
LL.M. (Taxation), New York University
J.D., St. John's University
B.S., Business Administration (Accounting), Manhattan College

Courses Taught

  • ACCT 201  Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 202  Principles of Accounting II
  • LAW  203   Business Law I
  • ACCT 409  Income Taxation
  • ACCT 410  Entity Taxation
  • FIN 320      Financial Statement Analysis 
  • FIN 375      Assimiliating the Internship Experience in Finance
  • FIN 499      Seminar in Professional Finance
  • MBAE 601  MBA Internship
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities


    • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • New York State Bar Association
    • Estate Planning Council of New York City
    • Tax Executive Institute, New York Chapter Vice President (06-09)
    • Tax Executive Institute, New York Chapter Vice President, Federal Tax Committee (05-06)
    • Tax Executive Institute, New York Chapter Chair, Federal Tax Committee (04-05)
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • Associate Managing Editor, Law Review, St. John's University School of Law
    • St. Thomas More Scholar (full tuition scholarship), St. John's University School of Law