Peter Manzetti

Peter Manzetti

Principal, Governance, Risk and Compliance Practice Lead

One Liberty Plaza
165 Broadway, Floor 21
New York, NY 10006
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Peter Manzetti is a Principal and Governance, Risk and Compliance Services Practice Lead at Friedman LLP. He is an experienced and accomplished corporate governance, risk and compliance professional. Peter has led large-scale multinational Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), internal audit, risk assessment and compliance readiness and effectiveness engagements for clients in a variety of industries, including gaming, nonprofits, transportation, retail, real estate, manufacturing and distribution, telecommunications, software development and publishing.


Peter is an experienced management consultant and business analyst with expertise in program and project management, organization analysis and performance measurement, productivity and process improvement, business systems development and implementation, and quality management.

His expertise includes:

  • Casino and Video Gaming Compliance Audits: Assisting gaming operators/licensees audit their casino and video gaming operations for compliance with the requirements of State Gaming Commission and State Division of the Lottery Codes, Rules and Regulations.
  • Compliance: Helping organizations establish and maintain compliance with the Investment Advisers Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and Stock Exchange Governance Listing Standards.
  • Internal Control Assessment and Enhancement: Assisting corporate management and boards of directors to enhance their organization's internal controls and reduce risks.
  • Internal Audit Co-Sourcing / Outsourcing / Transformation: Helping organizations achieve a more sustainable, efficient and effective internal audit function optimized for risk mitigation and maximum exploitation of revenue-generating and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Helping organizations integrate risk management into their business and strategic processes to enable them to take appropriately mitigated risks to create value.
  • SOC 1 (formerly SAS 70s) and SOC 2 Reporting for Service Organizations: Additionally, performing SOC Readiness Assessments.
  • Fraud Assessment and Controls: Assisting organizations in developing, implementing, assessing and improving anti-fraud programs and controls at the business unit and significant account level.
  • Information Technology Audit and Security: Assisting organizations to identify, document, rationalize, test and improve the cost-effectiveness of their information technology control environment.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Jersey, Inc., Board Member and Volunteer
  • Clothes for Kids' Sake, Inc., Board Member
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
  • Rutgers University School of Engineering (SoE) 2019 Industrial and Systems Engineering ("ISE") Distinguished Alumni

Outside the Office

Peter and his wife Kathy reside in Bergen County, New Jersey.  In his spare time, he enjoys reading history and biography.