A Look Ahead
A Look Ahead

What will 2018 hold for the municipal finance market? At The Bond Buyer's National Outlook 2018 Conference, experts will offer their insights and predictions and look ahead to the challenges and opportunities awaiting the U.S. municipal market in 2018. Join us for thought-provoking discussions and the networking opportunities for which The Bond Buyer Conferences are known.

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Joseph Branca
Chief Financial Officer, LIPA

Joseph A. Branca was appointed LIPA’s Chief Financial Officer in May 2016. He is responsible for all financial activities at LIPA, including accounting, budgeting, debt issuance, financial reporting, financial policy, investor relations, risk management, and treasury. Mr. Branca also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Utility Debt Securitization Authority. Mr. Branca has 40 years of financial managerial experience in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining LIPA, Mr. Branca was an investment banker for two decades serving state and local governments in the financing of over $50 billion of infrastructure projects. Prior to that, Mr. Branca was the Chief Financial Officer of the Empire State Development Corporation, which is New York State’s economic development authority. Previously, Mr. Branca served as Chief Financial Officer of a real estate development, management, and brokerage firm; a title insurance agency; and as a principal in a commercial and residential mortgage brokerage. Mr. Branca began his career as an analyst at Standard & Poor’s Corporation. Mr. Branca received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from St. John’s University. Mr. Branca is a board member of the Council of Development Finance Agencies and a former board member of the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation, the United Nations Development Corporation, and the Municipal Forum of the City of New York.

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