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January 23: 2020 Municipal Market Outlook
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
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Panel Discussion

Thursday, January 23, 2020

2020 Municipal Market Outlook

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Ballard Spahr LLP
1735 Market Street, 51st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Eric Kazatsky, Head of Municipal Strategy, Bloomberg Intelligence

Eric is responsible for creating municipal-focused research for Bloomberg Terminal clients. He has 18 years successful experience involving municipal bonds and has spent his career in various aspects of the industry including sell side, buy side and a large municipal issuer. Prior to Bloomberg, Eric served as an institutional desk strategist and municipal portfolio manager. Eric has a B.A. in finance and economics from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.B.A. in finance from St. Joseph’s University, and an M.S. in investment management from Temple University.


Mikhail Foux, Managing Director and Head of Municipal Strategy, Barclays

Mikhail focuses mainly on market trends, relative value opportunities and credit analytics. Before joining Barclays, Mikhail spent eight years at Citigroup as Director of the Municipal Strategy Team. Prior to concentrating on municipals, Mikhail headed the US Investment Grade Credit Strategy Team. Before joining Citigroup, he spent four years as a credit derivatives strategist at Credit Suisse and four years as a desk analyst in quantitative trading and research at Banco Santander focusing on Latin American emerging markets. Mikhail holds an MS in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and a BS in Physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. 

Jason Hannon, Head of Municipal Strategy and Senior Fixed Income PM, Wilmington Trust

Jason is responsible for developing tax-exempt fixed income strategy for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors Inc. (WTIA), the investment advisory arm of Wilmington Trust and M&T Bank. He has more than a decade of experience in the investment industry, specializing in fixed income investments. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, he was a vice president and portfolio manager at Emigrant Bank/New York Private Bank & Trust; a principal and senior trader at Arbor Research & Trading; and an associate and municipal bond trader at Vanguard. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University and is a CFA®.

Dan White, Director of Economic Research, Moody’s Analytics

Dan is the director of government consulting and public finance research at Moody’s Analytics. In this role he oversees economic research with an emphasis on fiscal policy and municipal market impacts. He regularly presents to clients and conferences, and has been featured in a number of print, radio and televised media outlets, ranging from Bloomberg Television to the Wall Street Journal. Dan also works closely with a number of governments and policymakers in an advisory role and teaches as an adjunct professor of economics at Villanova University. Dan holds an MA in economics as well as undergraduate degrees in finance and international business from New Mexico State University.

Cost: $25 members; $75 non-members; state, local, municipal officials (please check with your state & organization rules), and students can attend for free by emailing Ken Weinstein at [email protected].

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The Philadelphia Area Municipal Analyst Society (PhAMAS) is a not-for-profit association with members located in the Philadelphia region, including southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.  


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