Finance Centers

We pride ourselves in providing all the advantages you need to enhance your academic experience and better prepare for your future career. Whether it be the sophisticated tools of our Ballentine Investment Institute, expertise in international business through our Kiebach Center, or exposure to the world of real estate via our Kuhn Real Estate Center, we provide the resources to make your Whitman Experience second to none.


The Ballentine Investment Institute

The Ballentine Investment Institute was established in 1992 by an endowment by Whitman alumnus Steve Ballentine '83 B.S., president and chief executive officer of Ballentine Capital Management, Inc., an investment management firm he founded in 1989. The Ballentine Investment Institute offers sophisticated tools used by investment professionals as well as materials to support learning, research, and professional development. With a mission to offer the choice of unparalleled investment education to our students, the Ballentine Investment Institute provides access to state-of-the-art capabilities for company and market research. The institute houses the Orange Value Fund program, a $5.5 million hedge fund managed by our students..

The Olivia and Walter Kiebach Center For International Business Studies

The Olivia and Walter Kiebach Center for International Business Studies promotes international business expertise in the teaching, scholarship, and service of our faculty. The Kiebach Center also works to increase your appreciation, knowledge, and career development in international business.

James D. Kuhn Real Estate Center

The James D. Kuhn Real Estate Center was established in 2006 by an endowment from James D. Kuhn '70 B.S. and '72 MBA, president of Newmark Knight Frank, the fourth largest global real estate brokerage firm in the world. The Kuhn Real Estate Center provides the opportunity to integrate your education in finance with an exciting education in real estate. The skills needed to succeed within the real estate industry are now adapting to international networks, and the study of finance and real estate are merging to produce optimal results. With activities and scholarship from the Kuhn Real Estate Center, you will gain an understanding of how these two fields integrate, thereby becoming potential innovators in the field.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse

The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) was established in 1989 as a data gathering, research, and distribution center at Syracuse University.  The organization exists for the sole purpose of supplying the public with information on the federal government's enforcement and regulatory efforts. TRAC services are free to the public and can be accessed by students through its Web site or the research center located in Newhouse II on SU's campus.  To access this information visit: