About Mike Mike Peifer, a life-long Greentown resident, is now serving his eighth term representing the 139th Legislative District. In the 2021-22 legislative session, Mike was appointed as the majority chairman of the House Finance Committee and will serve again as the chairman of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). He is a 1986 graduate of Wallenpaupack Area High School, received a four-year baseball scholarship and graduated from Rider College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Peifer pursued his accounting career with Price Waterhouse LLP, qualifying as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1991 and rising to the level of senior tax consultant. In 1995, he returned to Greentown to open his own accounting and tax firm, Michael T. Peifer CPA, until being elected in 2006. He formerly served as Pike County treasurer, president of Pike County United Way, treasurer of the Pike County Republican Committee, and board member of the Devereux Pocono Center. Mike is married to the former Jen Teeter of Hawley, a graduate of North Carolina State University and a biology teacher at Wallenpaupack Area High School. He is a father of three, daughter Corine and sons Wyatt and Elijah.