Long-time Municipal Advisor and Partner of PFM Financial Advisors, Paul Stauder, Leaves Legacy in Retirement

PFM Financial Advisors LLC (PFMFA), the nation’s leading independent municipal advisor,1 announced today the retirement of Paul Stauder, a distinguished Managing Director in the firm's Ann Arbor office. After a 47-year career, the past nine years with PFMFA, Paul will be stepping down from his role on June 30, 2024. As he enters retirement, he leaves a legacy of excellence that will be carried forward by the entire Michigan team.

Throughout Paul’s tenure with PFMFA, he has been instrumental in shaping the firm's Michigan practice, providing invaluable guidance to school districts and local governments across the region. His deep understanding of the unique challenges facing clients has been instrumental in driving positive outcomes for communities through the decades.

“Paul Stauder has been an integral part of the Michigan team, and his contributions have been immeasurable. His unwavering commitment to our clients has set a standard of excellence that will continue to be upheld by our talented team. We wish Paul all the best in his well-deserved retirement,” stated Kari Blanchett, Managing Director and head of the Ann Arbor office.

"We extend our sincere gratitude to Paul for his exceptional service and dedication to PFMFA and its clients. His impact on local government and school districts in Michigan has been profound. His legacy will endure into the future as we continue to serve Michigan clients with excellence and integrity.  We thank Paul for his countless contributions and wish him an enjoyable retirement.," said Dan Hartman, CEO.

About PFM 

At PFM, financial advisors and consultants partner with clients to transform their world. Our clients have individual needs, and our tailored advice reflects this. We have the flexibility to support the largest endeavors any client could contemplate with teams that maintain the camaraderie, collaboration, and creativity that define working with PFM. We combine superior financial advice, disciplined management, and ingenuity to build, power, move and educate.

PFM is the marketing name for a group of affiliated companies providing a range of services. All services are provided through separate agreements with each company. This material is for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide specific advice or a specific recommendation.

For more information regarding PFM’s services or entities, please visit www.pfm.com. For important disclosure information, please visit www.pfm.com/disclosures.

1According to IPREO as of December 31, 2023. 

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