The Catholic University of America
Business and Economics Faculty

Fred Repetti – Accounting Lecturer


Professor Repetti received his B.S. cum laude in Accounting from Fordham University and his J.D. from Georgetown University. He became a CPA (placing 2nd in the exam) while on the audit staff of the Ernst predecessor to the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

Professor Repetti then spent several years with the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission as a senior financial analyst and branch accountant. From the SEC, he went into the private practice of law becoming a partner in a number of prestigious law firms. His practice areas included securities, tax, real estate and banking law.

Professor Repetti began his teaching career in 1995, installing a business law and accounting curriculum in a newly formed American style University founded by the Kings of Morocco and Saudi Arabia where he was an Associate Professor. He conducted a seminar for the Moroccan Ministry of the Economy & Finance and served on the Faculty Senate.

Since returning to the United States, he served for several years as an lecturer at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School while maintaining a law and financial consulting practices in Virginia.

He is married with five children and six grandchildren and lives in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Research and Writing

Repetti, Frederick. "Moroccan Mortgage Backed Securities Legislation." International Matters Journal of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America. Fall, 1999.



In His Words ...

It’s never too soon to become financially literate, but it can be too late. Accounting is your insurance policy.– Fred Repetti



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The Catholic University of America
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  • ACCT 409 – Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 475 – International Accounting


Certified Public Accountant
District of Columbia

Georgetown University

B.S., Accounting
Fordham University


Areas of Expertise

  • Financial and managerial accounting
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Business and estate planning
  • Business law