Meet The Conference Co-Chairs
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.