Randy Gerardes is a managing director and head of business origination – public finance at Assured Guaranty. Prior to joining Assured, Randy was head of municipal strategy at Wells Fargo Securities, where managed a team of analysts responsible for publishing market commentary and investment recommendations to the firm’s institutional investor clients. In addition to “sell side” experience, Randy was also a senior research analyst at AIG Asset Management where he provided research and trade recommendations for a $40 billion portfolio.
He specializes in the energy, transportation, and specialty infrastructure financings including airports, toll roads and sports stadiums. He was named a municipal all-star by Smith’s Research and Gradings each year since 2014. Randy is also frequently quoted in the media and received the Bloomberg New Voices award in 2020.
He is a member Council of Urban Professionals and is also a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, National Black MBA Association, and the National Inroads Alumni Association. Randy has an MBA in finance from Fordham Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in business economics from Syracuse University.