Fred is a director based in Seattle. With more than 40 years of municipal financial advisory and investment banking experience, he serves as project manager for state agency clients, cities, utilities, special purpose districts, and non-profit issuers. Fred is also well-versed in unique project development work . Representative clients include the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority, Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, Alaska Railroad Corporation, Washington State Convention Center, Nevada Housing Division, and numerous municipalities.
He provides advisory services for special project development financings, general municipal infrastructure, affordable housing, and water and wastewater utilities. Fred has assisted clients with the development of key enabling legislation and has given testimony and explanatory presentations to state legislative bodies in support of approval.
Fred served as senior advisor with SDM Advisors until PFM acquired SDM in 2013. He spent 13 years as senior vice president with Piper Jaffray & Co. and eight years as a managing director with D.A. Davidson & Co. Fred has been a frequent speaker at regional and national finance conferences.