Robert is a Principal at 1919 Investment Counsel, LLC. His primary responsibility is as the Municipal Credit Analyst for the firm’s separately managed municipal fixed income portfolios as well as the municipal credit research on the 1919 Maryland Tax-Free Income Fund. He also provides analysis and expertise through special research projects related to the Municipal Finance Industry and is a member of the Fixed Income Committee.
Robert entered the Financial Services Industry in 1998. He began his career as an analyst for local government bonds at Moody’s Investors Service and later was an assistant Vice President at Dexia Credit Local’s New York branch in their public finance division. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Vice President at Citigroup in their Global Credit Center – Municipals group.
Robert is active in fundraising and event planning efforts for the Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) a non-profit corporation located in Baltimore that offers rehabilitation programs, employment opportunities, and services for blind and low vision people. He also serves as Vice President of Municipal Bond Club of Baltimore. Rob serves as a member on the Board of Governors for the Anneslie Community Association and Editor of the Anneslie Times here in Baltimore.
Robert earned his B.A. from Albion College (Michigan) and M.S. from the New School University’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy located in New York.