Meet The Con­fer­ence Co-Chairs

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Jeanny Pak, Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor and Head of the North­east and Mid-At­lantic Re­gions, has over 20 years of ex­pe­ri­ence work­ing with large New York is­suers as well as trans­porta­tion en­ti­ties na­tion­ally. Ms. Pak be­gan her ca­reer in Pub­lic Fi­nance at UBS (PaineWeb­ber) and re­joins UBS from Bank of Amer­ica Mer­rill Lynch, where she led the New York State ef­fort. She also worked at Jef­feries where she helped build out its Pub­lic Fi­nance de­part­ment. Ms. Pak has ex­ten­sive ex­pe­ri­ence struc­tur­ing and ex­e­cut­ing large, com­plex trans­ac­tions as well as in­tro­duc­ing new cred­its to the mar­ket. She has worked closely with the New York MTA, PANYNJ, Dor­mi­tory of the State of NY, Eco­nomic State De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (NY). Most re­cently, Ms. Pak trans­acted MTA’s $2B re­fund­ing in the fall of 2017 to ad­vance re­fund their ex­ist­ing debt for sig­nif­i­cant sav­ings in light of the im­pend­ing tax re­form changes. Prior to her ca­reer in Pub­lic Fi­nance, Ms. Pak worked for Teach for Amer­ica. Ms. Pak earned her B.A. from Cor­nell Univer­sity and an M.P.P. from the John F. Kennedy School of Gov­ern­ment at Har­vard Univer­sity. Ms. Pak holds the Se­ries 7, 53 and 63 li­censes. Mr. Zucker is a Part­ner at Hawkins, and has been a mem­ber of the Firm’s Man­age­ment Com­mit­tee since 1991. He is a past Pres­i­dent of NABL. In 2007, Mr. Zucker re­ceived the Ca­reer Achieve­ment Award from The Mu­nic­i­pal Fo­rum of New York. He was awarded the Friel Medal by NABL in 2012 for Dis­tin­guished Ser­vice in Pub­lic Fi­nance. Mr. Zucker was se­lected in 2013 and in 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Pub­lic Fi­nance Law, hav­ing re­ceived the high­est vot­ing av­er­age dur­ing Best Lawyers’ com­pre­hen­sive peer-re­view eval­u­a­tion. He has been se­lected for three years as one of the 500 lead­ing lawyers from over 1.1 mil­lion lawyers. Join us as we ex­plore what 2019 will hold for the U.S. mu­nic­i­pal fi­nance mar­ket.

Howard Zucker Part­ner Hawkins De­lafield & Wood LLP

Jeanny Pak Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Head of North­east Mu­nic­i­pal Fi­nance UBS Fi­nan­cial Ser­vices Inc.

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