Peter V. Murphy is a senior director at Standard & Poors Ratings Services, having joined Standard & Poors in 1993 as a public finance ratings analyst. He is currently the public power ratings group leader and spokesperson. Peter joined He has extensive credit experience in assessing the credit quality of public power, cooperatives, infrastructure, and state and local government bonds. He has covered several major issuers, including Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Seattle City Light, WA, Colorado Springs Utilities, Southern California Public Power Authority, Seattle, WA, Orlando, FL, Memphis Light Gas & Water TN, Huntsville, AL, and Chugach Electric Association. Peter has published dozens of articles covering the public power sector, including those on industry trends, criteria, renewable energy.Peter holds a B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Fordham University. He is also a member of the American Public Power Association, and the Municipal Analysts Group of New York.
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