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John Vitucci

Lecturer, Actuarial Science

John Vitucci is a Principal, Employee Benefits, at O’Connor Davies, LLP. He has over 30 years of experience working with Fortune 500 corporations and investment banks in all areas of employee benefits, executive compensation and ERISA. Vitucci is currently an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, where he teaches Pensions & ERISA and Oral Communications for Actuaries in the Master of Science in Actuarial Science program.

Vitucci founded Pension Equity Advisors LLC, a HR transformational firm that focused on capital structure, design, implementation and business/government-wide alignment of pension and other reward programs. He was a Senior Partner at Deloitte Tax LLP, where he worked for 24 years. He held numerous leadership positions nationally and in New York, leading efforts related to strategic tax reviews and innovation. He was the National Employee Benefits Leader, Northeast Employee Benefits Leader, and member of the Northeast Tax Management Committee. His primary focus was in serving clients and the development of new employee benefit products, many of which have been adopted by Fortune 500 companies and investment banks. Previously he was a pension specialist with the Employee Plans Division of the Internal Revenue Service.

He has spoken at numerous seminars on employee benefits, has published many articles, and has been quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal. Vitucci is also a member of the AICPA and the NYSSCPA, where he previously chaired the Employee Benefits Committee. He was the Chairperson of Foundation for Accounting Education’s Employee Benefits Conference in 1994 and 1995, and a contributing editor of the employee benefits column for The CPA Journal for four years.


  • B.B.A., Pace University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)