Andrew Porges

Title: Director, Public Finance, Western Region

Firm: Assured Guaranty

Age: 39

Andrew Porges focuses on general government, land-secured, utility and transportation credits for the Western Region at Assured Guaranty, and serves as the primary underwriter for land-secured, tax-allocation and transportation credits.

He has been an integral part of the Western Region team responsible for several high profile transactions in the State of California, including for the ACTA, Transportation Corridor Agency and numerous other California entities. Andrew also covers 20 other states in the western region, with a wide credit range. His successful career has encompassed diverse aspects of the financial guaranty business and the public finance sector, and he has consistently demonstrated his ability to learn, adapt and lead.

Andrew is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and the California Society of Municipal Analysts. Outside of his professional career, Andrew has spent his time supporting Habitat for Humanity, ASPCA, and other charitable organizations in San Francisco. He also enjoys golfing, snowboarding, traveling, hiking and seeing live music.


“With his ability to underwrite diverse municipal transactions and his command of the details and nuances of restructurings, Andrew is a tremendous asset to our team. We have no doubt that he will continue to make an outstanding contribution to both our company and the communities our insured bonds benefit.” Jason Kissane, Managing Director, Assured Guaranty

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Aaron Weitzman

Aaron Weitzman

Aaron Weitzman is a markets reporter for The Bond Buyer, focusing on the sell side of the municipal bond market.