Bank of America Corp. has chosen Merrill Lynch & Co's chairman of municipal markets John Lawlor to lead its municipal unit after it completes its acquisition of the bank, a spokeswoman confirmed yesterday.

As head of public finance, Lawlor will oversee all municipal activities, including origination, sales, and trading. He will report to Bank of America's Gerhard Seebacher, who will be head of global credit products at the combined firm.

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