Elizabeth Coolidge

Ms. Coolidge, Managing Director for PNC Capital Markets Public Finance Group, began her career in the public finance industry more than 25 years ago, working her way from an institutional bond salesperson at a local bank to head of the Capital Markets Public Finance Group for the Chicago office at PNC in February 2013She has served as lead banker and underwritten over $25 billion of tax-exempt securities for such issuers as the State of Illinois, State of Indiana, State of Michigan, Cook County, City of Chicago, and City of Milwaukee, to name a few.Ms. Coolidge also served as the lead banker on the ground breaking Chicago Housing Authority Capital Program Revenue Bonds, Series 2001.� This transaction marked the first time that a local housing authority was able to sell highly rated, tax-exempt bonds, backed solely by the federal grants that the Authority received from HUD.� This financing set the framework for future financings of this nature and was awarded the inaugural “Deal of the Year” by The Bond Buyer in December 2002.In 1993, Ms. Coolidge was profiled in Crain’s Chicago Business for her work on numerous financings in the Chicago area.� She has also appeared on various news programs, most notably on The Financial News Network, to discuss trends in the public finance industry.Ms. Coolidge also serves on numerous charitable boards in Chicago. She has served on the board of the Chicago Summer Business Institute since its inception and has served as Co-Chair for over 5 years.� Ms. Coolidge serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence and was recently named Vice Chair of the Civic Federation of Chicago. She also serves on the Board of Regents of St. Ignatius College Prep and Catholic Charities. Ms. Coolidge was recently named to the board of Maryville Academy. Ms. Coolidge is also a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and an instructor for the Municipal Bond Club of Chicago Bond School.Ms. Coolidge is a lifelong resident of the City of Chicago.� She currently resides with her husband and three children in the Edgebrook neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side.�She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois-Urbana on a General Assembly Scholarship.