Tim Schaefer is the founder of Magis Advisors, a public finance consulting firm in Orange County, California. He has more than forty years of experience in the municipal securities industry.Prior to entering the financial advisory field, Tim managed the national municipal trading desk at Chemical Bank in New York City. He also managed the Public Finance Division of Bank of America in San Francisco.He served more than twenty years on the Technical Assistance Committee to the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (including three terms as its chairman) and three years as a private sector advisor to the Standing Committee on Governmental Debt of the Government Finance Officers Association.He is a co-author of the California Public Funds Investment Primer, published by CDIAC in 2006 and has authored a number of articles on the field of municipal finance. Tim is a member of the California Society of Municipal Analysts, the Risk Management Association, the Government Finance Officers Association, and the International City Management Association. He is a registered investment advisor representative.
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