Eric manages Moody�s California Local Government Ratings Team, which is located in both San Francisco and New York. The team assigns and monitors ratings for state�s highest profile local governments and essential purpose enterprises. After 20 years with Moody�s, Eric has personally been the lead analyst for many of these high profile issuers, including the City of Los Angeles, the City and County of San Francisco, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and the California Department of Water Resources. He frequently represents the firm at industry conferences, covering topics ranging from municipal pensions and bankruptcy to California water issues and Moody�s land-secured bond rating methodology. He is a senior member of Moody�s Rating Committee and a member of the firm�s Public Finance Credit Policy Committee, Liquidity Task Force, and Annual Appropriation Working Group. Prior to joining Moody�s in 1993, Eric held positions in economic consulting and public policy in both Sacramento and Washington D.C., most recently with the California Governor�s Office of Policy and Research. He has a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California at Berkeley and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Maryland, with a BA in Economics.
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