Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Richard Hannmann

Richard Hannmann


  • BS in Accounting, University at Albany, State University of New York
  • MBA coursework, University at Albany, State University of New York

About Richard Hannmann

Hannmann is a skilled and experienced financial administrator with four decades of experience as a certified public accountant (CPA), certified information systems auditor, and certified government financial manager. He helps lead and communicate Excelsior’s financial strategy, policy, and planning, including all financial, budgeting, treasury/cash management, financial reporting and tracking, as well as investment management. He provides appropriate financial-related reports, recommendations, and analysis, including those related to the strategy and financial condition of Excelsior.

He most recently served as a partner at KPMG, a global professional service company and one of the “Big Four” auditors, where he led a 70-person unit delivering over $20 million in services to over 100 clients. Hannmann also functioned as the lead audit partner for New York State with its 18 departments, more than 60 agencies and offices, and two university systems. He delivered IT audit support and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting and System and Organization Control engagements for many entities. He also was a lead audit executive on more than 200 financial statement examinations over a 20-year period for various organizations and in various industries.