What You'll Get

 

 

Trend Coverage

A look ahead to the challenges and opportunities awaiting the U.S. municipal market in 2017.

Movers & Shakers

Hear from experienced panelists on the industry’s history and trends

Deep Dive Discussions

Content for public sector officers and market professionals

Join the Industry in NYC

What will 2017 hold for the municipal finance market? At The Bond Buyer's National Outlook 2017 Conference, experts will offer their insights and predictions on interest rates and bond issuance, and will read the tea leaves on what newly inaugurated President Trump’s infrastructure agenda might look like. Will we see the level of investment promised? And will munis' tax exempt status come under fire?

This timely conference will close the chapter on 2016 and look ahead to the challenges and opportunities awaiting the U.S. municipal market in 2017. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion, and a full slate of networking opportunities that The Bond Buyer Conferences are known for.

 



Event Overview

Key Topics

 

Regulatory Trends

Financing Trends

Municipal Market State

Infrastructure Challenges

 

Neal Attermann

Neal Attermann

Director, Citi

Michael Ballinger

Michael Ballinger

Publisher, The Bond Buyer

Larry Belinsky

Larry Belinsky

Managing Director, Frasca & Associates, LLC

Gregg Bienstock

Gregg Bienstock

CEO and Co-Founder, Lumesis, Inc.

Renee Boicourt

Renee Boicourt

Partner/Managing Director, Lamont Financial Services Corporation

 

Gerrard Bushell

Gerrard Bushell

President and Chief Executive Officer, DASNY (Dormitory Authority)

John Ceffalio

John Ceffalio

Vice President – Municipal Credit Research, Alliance Bernstein

Dan Champeau

Dan Champeau

Managing Director, Global Group Head, Fitch Ratings

Howard Cure

Howard Cure

Director of Municipal Research, Evercore Wealth Management, L.L.C.

Michael Decker

Michael Decker

Managing Director, Co-Head of Municipal Securities, SIFMA

 

Stephen F. DeGroat

Stephen F. DeGroat

Commissioner of Finance/Budget Director, Rockland County

Kevin Dunphy

Kevin Dunphy

Managing Director, Head of Public Finance, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)

Matt Fabian

Matt Fabian

Partner, Municipal Market Analytics

Brad Gewehr

Brad Gewehr

Director, Municipal Credit Advisory, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ronald Grosser

Ronald Grosser

Partner, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

 

Chris Hamel

Chris Hamel

Head, Municipal Finance, RBC Capital Markets

Peter Hill

Peter Hill

Managing Director, Head of U.S. Public Finance Investment Banking Government & Institutional Banking, Wells Fargo Securities

William Hogan

William Hogan

Senior Managing Director & Head of Public Finance, Assured Guaranty Corp.

Leonard Jones

Leonard Jones

Managing Director - Public Finance, Moody's Investors Service

Steven Kantor

Steven Kantor

Regional Managing Director, Hilltop Securities Inc.

 

Thomas Kozlik

Thomas Kozlik

Managing Director-Securities Analyst, PNC

Larry Kudlow

Larry Kudlow

Economist and Senior Contributor, CNBC

Alexandra Lebenthal

Alexandra Lebenthal

President & CEO, Lebenthal Holdings LLC

David T. Litvack, CFA

David T. Litvack, CFA

Managing Director, Head of Tax-Exempt Research, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Vuk Magdelinic

Vuk Magdelinic

CEO, Overbond

 

Christopher Mauro, CFA

Christopher Mauro, CFA

Senior Desk and Portfolio Analyst, RBC Capital Markets, LLC

John McNally

John McNally

Partner, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

Mark Muller

Mark Muller

Senior Portfolio Manager, Loews Corporation

Tom Porcelli

Tom Porcelli

Chief U.S. Economist, RBC Capital Markets

Robin Prunty

Robin Prunty

Head of Analytics and Research, S&P Global Ratings

 

John Puig

John Puig

Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Vikram Rai

Vikram Rai

Head of Municipal Strategy, Citigroup

Emily Raimes

Emily Raimes

Vice President/Senior Credit Officer/Manager, Moody's

Scott Richbourg

Scott Richbourg

Head of Public Finance, Build America Mutual

Mark Ryan

Mark Ryan

MD, Manager Municipal Research, Citi

 

Frank Sacr

Frank Sacr

Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Finance, Societe Generale

Frank Shafroth

Frank Shafroth

Professor, George Mason University

Theodore Sobel

Theodore Sobel

Senior Managing Director & Manager, Samuel A. Ramirez & CO., INC.

Nicholas Sourbis

Nicholas Sourbis

Managing Director - Fixed Income Investor Relations, National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation

Michael Stern

Michael Stern

Executive Director of Director of Debt Management and Counsel for Finance, New York City Comptroller’s Office

 

Thomas Tulp

Thomas Tulp

CEO, Semper Augustus Consulting

James Wangsness

James Wangsness

President, TMC Bonds LLC

J. Ben Watkins

J. Ben Watkins

Director, State of Florida, Division of Bond Finance

Jase Wilson

Jase Wilson

CEO, Neighborly

Stephen Winterstein

Stephen Winterstein

Managing Director of Research & Chief Strategist, Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc.

 

Michael Zezas, CFA

Michael Zezas, CFA

Chief Municipal Strategist, Morgan Stanley

Howard Zucker

Howard Zucker

Partner, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

Schedule at a Glance

 

 

January 31


8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:00 a.m. Keynote & General Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. General Sessions
3:15 p.m. Jim Lebenthal Infrastructure Champion Award
3:45 p.m. General Sessions
5:30 p.m. Networking Reception


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Plan Your Stay

 

 

The National Outlook Conference is located at the Metropolitan Club. A block of rooms has been reserved exclusively for conference attendees. Click here for local area accommodations.


FAQ

 

 

What is National Outlook Conference anyway?

The National Outlook Conference is a timely conference that looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities awaiting the U.S. municipal market in 2017.

Who are the creators of the event?

The National Outlook Conference Conference is brought to you by SourceMedia, publishers of The Bond Buyer and a number of other financial services industry publications.

Who will attend?

The region's most influential public-sector finance officials, investors, bankers, lawyers, financial advisors, rating analysts, insurers and other finance professionals.

WHEN AND WHERE?

The National Outlook Conference conference will be held January 31, 2017 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City

HOW CAN I REGISTER TO ATTEND?

Want to talk to a real person? Call Vernesa Merdanovic at (212) 803-8393. Want to do it online? Click here.

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT SPONSORSHIP?

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at The National Outlook Conference please contact Shanta James at (212) 803-6089 or Shanta.James@sourcemedia.com.

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT SPEAKING?

Please reach out to John Hallacy at (212) 803-8562 or John.Hallacy@sourcemedia.com.

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT MARKETING INQUIRIES OR MEDIA PARTNERSHIPS?

Please reach out to Price Padgett at (212) 803-6082 or Price.Padgett@sourcemedia.com.

January 31, 2017, New York City

 

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