Mid Year Muni Market Update

Please join the Vermont Bond Bank and Eric Kazatsky from Bloomberg Intelligence for a mid-year recap of the memorable year so far in municipal bonds and outlook for the remainder of the year.

This free virtual event will be of interest to bond investors, CFOs, finance directors, and the general public.



Wednesday, July 13th, from 12:00 to 1:00pm





Eric Kazatsky is Bloomberg Intelligence’s Head of Municipal Strategy and is responsible for creating municipal focused research for Bloomberg Terminal clients. Prior to work at Bloomberg he served as the institutional desk strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott and municipal portfolio manager SEI Investments. At Janney he distributed weekly research notes specifying relative value opportunities for both Janney inventory and secondary market customer sales. At SEI he oversaw credit and portfolio management for a $3 billion separately managed account platform.

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 a M.S. in investment management from Temple University.

Michael Gaughan has served as the is the Executive Director and Secretary of the Vermont Bond Bank since 2018. In this role, he represents the Bond Bank on the State of Vermont’s Capital Debt Affordability Advisory Committee as the Bond Bank’s representative.

His prior experience includes roles at the National Development Council (NDC) and PNC Capital Markets where he focused on governmental, housing, and community facilities transactions. Michael is a member of the City of Burlington's Planning Commission and a board member of the VTGFOA. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College and a Master of City Planning degree from the University of Pennsylvania.



Presentation followed by a moderated question and answer session.