Managing Director; Head of Western Region - Public Finance, Citi
Chris has led Citi’s Public Finance practice in California and the Western U.S. since 2009. Prior to joining Citigroup in 2001, Chris spent 10 years at another bulge-bracket investment bank in Los Angeles. Throughout his 30+ year career in public finance, Chris has advised and worked closely with U.S. state and local government officials and policymakers to complete over 1,100 financings and raise over $460 billion for infrastructure and working capital needs of U.S. state and local governments and non-profits. His experience spans nearly all sectors, services, structures and products used by public agencies, non-profits and private partners to provide public services and deliver infrastructure in the U.S.
Chris graduated from UCLA with a degree in Economics/Business and holds Series 7, 24, 53 and 63 licenses. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Asian Americans in Public Finance (AAPF), is a member of the AAPI Steering Committee for Citi’s North American Fixed Income and Equity Markets businesses, and currently sits on Citi’s Municipal Banking Operating Committee.