Peter r. frise H.BA, M.A.




A well known professional within the broader municipal finance community with a unique blend of experience, history and knowledge in the areas of property assessment, taxation, municipal finance and administration. In his current capacity as the Director of Corporate and Client Services with Municipal Tax Equity (MTE) Consultants Inc., Peter works with client communities across the province to help ensure they achieve maximum revenue yields from existing revenue sources, realize optimal benefits from emerging opportunities, and are able to develop and operate within Ontario’s tax policy and municipal finance framework at the most optimal level.

Prior to Joining MTE in 2002 Peter held the position of Senior Economist with the Ontario Ministry of Finance. During his time with the Ministry Peter led and supported the development of a number of regulations, tax statutes and administrative practices, many of which remain in place today. He also worked extensively with the municipal community to resolve municipal specific issues, and to bring the municipal perspective into to Provincial policy process. 

Peter holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, with a Specialist concentration in Political Science and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from McMaster University. Peter’s undergraduate and graduate studies were heavily focused in the areas of Public Policy, Policy Analysis and Research Methods.