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Richard Levine

Richard Levine

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-150
New York, NY 10012


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Richard Levine joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance in 1997. At Stern he has taught classes in Equity Valuation, Investment Principles, Corporate Finance and Mortgage-Backed Securities at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Professor Levine has over twenty years of financial markets training, consulting and banking experience. Since 2000, he has conducted capital markets, corporate finance and derivatives courses in 16 countries for clients including: Alpha Bank, Bank of China, Bank of Tokyo, Barclays Capital, BHV, the Blackstone Group, CICC, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, Genworth Financial, GMAC, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, RBS, Shinhan Bank, Wachovia and Wells Fargo.

Richard has recently conducted the following courses: Alternative Investments, Bond School, Capital Market Fundamentals, Client Segmentation, Corporate Valuation Techiques, Credit Derivatives, Credit Products, Debt & Equity Capital Markets, Fundamentals of the Securities Industry, Equity, FX and Credit Derivatives, Exotic Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Analysis & Forecasting, Fund Selection, Futures & Options, Interest Rate & Credit Risk Management & Products, Leveraged Buyouts, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Portfolio Management and Structured Finance.

Previously, Professor Levine served as a capital markets advisor, helping bankers identify corporate financing opportunities involving complex equity, debt and derivative products. In one notable engagement, Richard led a 10-member international team of analysts and senior internal Deutsche Bank corporate bankers in developing a proprietary banking tool. The model was employed by over 800 relationship managers in the Global Banking division to determine borrowing capacity, facilitate M&A transactions and source IPO mandates for mid-cap German corporate clients.

Prior to his consulting role, Professor Levine developed, analyzed and marketed ABS, MBS, CMBS and other derivative products at Ernst & Young, DLJ, PaineWebber and KPMG. His primary responsibilities were to provide advisory and analytical services to investors, issuers and underwriters of real estate and asset-backed securities. Richard created and implemented cash flow models to value complex derivative securities for both portfolio and risk management purposes.

Richard is active in the investment community. He recently served on the CFA Institute (CFAI) Council of Examiners, where he was responsible for developing and reviewing CFA Level II and III questions. He has also served as a member of the CFAI Domestic Review, Standard Setting and Grading teams, and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), where he currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Investment Strategy Committee.

Professor Levine is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He received an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from NYU's Stern School and earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Courses Taught

  • Valuation (B40.3331)

Academic Background

MBA, Finance, 1996
NYU Stern

BS, Systems Engineering, 1987
University of Virginia