Peter DeGroot

Mr. DeGroot is a Managing Director and heads J.P. Morgan’s Municipal Research and Strategies efforts. Mr. DeGroot has been the top ranked municipal bond strategist for eight consecutive years (2003 - 2010), based on the annual Institutional Investor Research pole. JP Morgan’s Municipal Research Group publishes daily and weekly market analytics and commentary for issuer and investor clients. The team also advises the firm’s investor clients on effective risk and performance management in tax-exempt and taxable municipal bond portfolios. Peter recently joined J.P. Morgan from Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers where he was a Managing Director and head of the municipal strategies team. Mr. DeGroot began his career in 1984 in the Investment Banking Division at Manufacturers Hanover Trust, in New York. He holds degrees from the Saint Francis College in Computer Science and Business Management.