Senior Managing Director
Mr. Singer, who has over 30 years of experience in the business, joined Swap Financial Group in January 2008 after spending 21 years at Bear Stearns. Mr. Singer was formerly the head of Bear Stearns’ Municipal Derivative Products Group and Chief Operating Officer of the Municipal Bond Department from 1998 to 2007. In these roles, he was responsible for the design and implementation of innovative financial products to help municipal issuers lower their debt service cost, increase earnings on assets and hedge interest rate risk. Mr. Singer also managed Bear Stearns’ Tender Option Bond program. Prior to joining the Municipal Derivative Products Group, Mr. Singer managed Bear Stearns’ proprietary tax-exempt bond position from 1987 to 1998 and served as National Sales Manager for the Municipal Bond Department from 1995 to 1998. He is a frequent speaker on topics relating to both the municipal cash market as well as the derivatives market, and has authored numerous papers focusing on financing and trading opportunities in the municipal market.