Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC
Mary joined PFM as a managing director in September 2016, bringing more than 30 years’ experience in public finance. Mary is located in the New York office and is a member of the firm’s transportation advisory business.
Prior to joining PFM, Mary’s work focused on credit analysis with an emphasis on infrastructure finance. She worked at two bond insurance companies where she was responsible for managing business development, due diligence, credit analysis and transaction negotiation for complex financings, including public-private partnerships. She has insured transactions for Greenfield toll roads, airport special facilities, arenas and ballparks, utility grade solar projects, and privatized student housing. At Moody’s Investors Service, Mary was a senior analyst covering a portfolio of toll road, airport, port, transit and utility bond issuers and was responsible for developing and refining rating criteria in several sectors. She was also a member of Moody’s rating committee and its interdisciplinary project finance team. Mary began her career in financial management roles with the Port Authority of New York, and New Jersey and of Jersey City.
Mary is active within the public finance community, specifically; serving as an officer of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, and on the boards of the Municipal Forum of New York and Northeast Women in Public Finance.