Aileen Farrelly

Visiting Instructor, Asst. Dean/Career Dev.

Accounting, CIS & Law, School of Business

Aileen Lowry Farrelly graduated Manhattan College, Magna cum Laude, in 1995 and after graduating and getting married, pursued a career at Price Waterhouse. Aileen obtained her CPA soon after and worked in the audit department, advancing from Intern to Manager. In 2002, Aileen retired from PwC to raise her children. After a few years, she went back to school for a Masters in Accounting at City University of New York, Queens College. In 2009, she graduated with an Masters in Accounting and was hired by Queens College to teach Accounting as an Adjunct Professor.

Aileen taught at Queens College for 2 years, but her heart was always at Manhattan. She is and has always been an active member and board member of the Manhattan College Alumni Society. In 2011, Aileen began as new Accounting faculty at Manhattan College and the Internship Coordinator for the School of Business at Manhattan College. In 2012, Aileen was promoted to Assistant Dean - Career Developement for the School of Business at Manhattan College. In addition to this role, Aileen continues her role as Accounting Faculty here at Manhattan. Aileen is happily married to John for 18 years and has four children, Ellen, Clare, Sean and Aileen Mary.


  • MS, CUNY Queens College
  • BS, Manhattan College

Courses Taught

  • ACCT 201 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 202 - Principles of Accounting II
  • ACCT 609 - Information Technology Assurance and Audit
  • ACCT 375 - Assimilating the Internship Experience
  • ACCT 475 - Assimilating the Internship Experience
  • MBAE 601 - MBA Internship
  • Professional Experience and Memberships
    • Manhattan College, Assistant Dean, Career Development, June, 2012 - Present
    • Manhattan College, Visiting Professor, August, 2011 - Present
    • CUNY Queens College, Adjunct Professor, August, 2009-May, 2011
    • Independent Accounting Consultant, 2002-2008
    • PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Manager, 2000-2002
    • PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Senior Associate, 1998-2000
    • PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Staff Associate, 1995-1998
    • PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Intern, Dec., 1994- March, 1995
    • KPMG, Preprofessional, June, 1993- Dec., 1994


    Professional Memberships

    • American Institute of Certified Public Acccountants
    • NY State Society of CPAs   
    • The American Accounting Association
    • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Other


    • Chair, Manhattan College School of Business, Student Advising/Career Development Committee, September, 2012 - Present


    • The Manhattan College Alumni Society Board Member, 1998 - Present
    • Director and Owner, The Lowry-Farrelly School of Irish Dance, 2009 - Present
    • Coordinator, The St. John the Baptist Youth Group, Yonkers, NY, May, 2012 - Present