Benjamin E. Stern�is Managing Director of� Stifel’s California Municipal Bond Underwriting�Desk, and is based in Los Angeles.� Since 1990, Ben has participated, as underwriter, in $42 billion of California municipal bond issues, including 850 senior-managed California municipal issues spanning the entire credit spectrum, from Non-Rated to AAA.� In that capacity�he has developed strong ties to bond mutual funds, insurance companies, hedge funds, bank trust departments and investment counselors who buy California bonds.��Ben has also spearheaded a number of innovative and successful tender bond programs and is an essential part of Stifel’s coverage of the California market.Ben received an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1989. He graduated cum laude with a BS in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 1985.
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