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Winter, MS, CFE, CAMS
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Room number
524 West 59th Street, New York, New York 10019

M.S. in Accounting, CUNY Queens College.

B.S. in Accounting and Spanish, CUNY Herbert H. Lehman College, Macaulay Honors College & CUNY Leadership Academy.


Jo-Ann Winter is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Public Management Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Born and raised in Suriname, she migrated to New York with her parents at the age of 12. She completed her Master's of Science degree in Accounting from CUNY Queens College. She commenced her academic career at Murry Bergtraum High School for Business careers, earning a diploma in Computer Science and Italian. She then advanced to CUNY Herbert H. Lehman College, earning a Bachelor's of Science degree in Accounting and Spanish.  She simulataneously graduated from the Macaulay Honors College and CUNY Leadership Academy. While at Lehman College, she completed an athletic journey with the Lehman Lightning team, earning 3 CUNY Atheltic Conference championships. She was competing in  both track and all field events: 55 meters, 100 meters, 200 meters sprinting dashes, shot put, javelin, discus, weight throw, and hammer. 

She is currently in active involvement with her union, District Countil 37, Local 1407 as an Executive Board member and is fluent in Dutch, Dutch Creole and Spanish. She has more than 13 years of experience in the Accounting field, starting with an internship  and eventual employment with Deloitte. She then transitioned to the New York City Department of Finance as a Forensic Accountant investigating tax fraud throughout the city. She's experienced in investigations, white collar crime and law enforcement. She was previously invited to testify as an expert witness at a grand jury session. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She is most passionate about imparting some of her knowledge and experience with her students at John Jay through courses taught in Principles of Accounting and Managerial Accounting. 

JJC Affiliations
Public Management, Accounting
Courses Taught

Current courses:

ACC 250: Principles of Accounting. 

Previous courses:

ACC 250: Principles of Accounting.

ACC 251: Managerial Accounting. 

Professional Memberships

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners: Member.

Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists: Member.

District Council 37, Local 1407: Executive Board Member.

Dutch, Dutch Creole, and Spanish.