William O’Keefe was named senior managing director of municipal marketing for Assured Guaranty Ltd., the company said late last week. The announcement came just weeks after O’Keefe was appointed head of the municipal desk at Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

“Cantor’s got a great dealer platform and I thought it was a really good opportunity, but this is just a much different opportunity for me ... so I just wanted to take advantage of it,” O’Keefe said in an interview. “Cantor’s going to be fine, and it’s going to be a great opportunity for someone to build the [muni] business over there.”

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