Geoff is a Managing Director and the Lead Analytical Manager for the U.S. Public Finance (USPF) Infrastructure Group.� The USPF Infrastructure Group rates obligations secured by revenues generated from water & sewer, solid waste, transportation, public power, electric cooperatives and municipal pools.� Based in Boston, Geoff heads a team located in six offices.From 2005 through September 2010, Geoff served as the Boston office head for Standard & Poor�s Rating Services.�� As office head, Geoff was responsible for strategic planning and the day-to-day operations of the regional office serving New England.�� He also oversaw regional investor relations� activities and managed corporate and government client relations.� Geoff joined S&P in 2000 as a state and local government analyst, focusing on east coast state, county, city and town credits.� Additionally, he was a public finance national sector leader for both state revolving fund/pool issues and pension issues (including other post-employment benefits).��Prior to joining Standard & Poor�s, Geoff served as the CFO, treasurer & collector for the City of Gloucester, Mass.� In addition, he spent three years as the Administrative Officer for the City of North Adams, Mass.�Geoff served on the board of governors of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) from 2009 through 2013, and was the co-chair for the 2012 and 2013 NFMA Annual Conferences.� Currently, Geoff serves as the chair of his town�s Finance Committee.Geoff holds both a B.A. in Political Science and an M.P.A from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.�
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