Welcome to the NFMA!

Registration is now open for the NFMA's 34th Annual Conference. To view and download the program, click here. To register, click here, or go to the Register for Event link under Quick Links.

The NFMA is pleased to announce that Julie Egan, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Community Capital Management, will serve as its 2017 Chair.  Julie has served on the NFMA Board since 2008, and has chaired Sponsorship, Membership, Finance and Education Committees. Julie has moved from the position of Vice Chair to become 2017 Chair.

Julie replaces Lisa Washburn, Managing Director, Municipal Market Analytics, who will remain on the Executive Committee for this year in an advisory capacity.

Mary Francoeur, Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors, LLC, will serve as Vice Chair of the NFMA. She will serve as Membership Chair in this capacity, and has previously served as Treasurer, and chairs of the Finance, Education, Annual Conference, Sponsorship, Communication and Disclosure committees for the NFMA.

Scott Andreson will serve as Treasurer for the NFMA in 2017.  Scott is Director of Municipal Bond Credit Research for Seix Investment Advisors, and will serve as Finance Committee Chair for 2017. He has previously served as Secretary of the NFMA, and as Education chair, and chair of the Annual Conference.

Finally, stepping in to serve as Secretary for the NFMA in 2017 is Nicole Byrd, Senior Investment Professional at Nationwide Insurance. Nicole has co-chaired the NFMA’s efforts to update its Recommended Best Practices in Disclosure for States and for Local Governments.

Meeting handouts for NFMA's January Advanced Seminar, Local Governments in Crisis, which took place on January 26 - 27 in Salt Lake City are posted on the Meeting Handouts page under "Resources".  This page is available to NFMA members after log in.

Educational Programs

The NFMA holds an Annual Conference each spring. The Conference provides members with the opportunity to hear presentations, to meet with members of other Constituent Societies of the NFMA, and to contribute their efforts to the overall advancement of the NFMA. At the conference, the NFMA presents awards to individuals and organizations for extraordinary contributions to municipal analysis. For a list of past award recipients, click HERE.

The NFMA also holds its Introduction to Municipal Bond Credit Analysis each fall for new analysts, and Advanced Seminars for seasoned analysts that cover in depth current topics of importance to the industry each fall and January.

Constituent Societies hold educational events for members.


Market Advocacy

The NFMA has been a strong advocate of improved disclosure in the municipal market since its inception. Throughout its history, the NFMA has issued recommended best practices, white papers, comment letters and position statements on relevant topics in the municipal market. To view NFMA papers, go to Resource Library.

Job Bank

The NFMA maintains a job bank for its members. Employers may submit job postings via this link: Job Bank Submissions