Michael Rinaldi

Michael is a senior director in Fitch Rating�s public finance group, manager for local government ratings in Fitch�s East region, and a chairperson of Fitch�s public finance rating committee. Michael is based in Fitch�s New York City, New York office.Prior to joining Fitch in 2008, Michael served as a vice president at Financial Guaranty Insurance Company�s (FGIC). Michael was responsible for providing credit analysis of municipal issuers requesting bond insurance across a broad spectrum of municipal sectors including transportation, infrastructure, general government, higher education, and project finance. Michael began his career in municipal finance at Standard & Poor�s rating agency in 1996.Michael received his B.B.A from Baruch College, City University of New York and is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts/Municipal Analysts Group of New York.