Mr. Klein is a partner at Kensington Capital Advisors, an independent derivative advisory firm representing borrowers who need advice and counsel related to interest rate, commodity and foreign exchange derivative applications. The practice is national in scope and the Company’s clients operate as non-for-profit (501c3) and municipal organizations, government sponsored entities, tax credit investors, investment banks, and both conventional and non-for-profit real estate developers.Prior to his work at Kensington Capital Advisors, Mr. Klein was a derivative specialist on Bank of America’s derivative trading desk starting in 1995. The client base served by this group encompassed indirect issuers of tax-exempt and taxable municipal debt and public finance professionals, including municipal bond underwriters, financial advisors, municipal reinvestment brokers and bond counsels. The group was responsible for all tax-exempt liability hedging such as swaps for VRDN’s and forward issued municipal bonds. In addition, the group was responsible for all derivative investment products for municipal bond proceeds including forward supply agreements, GIC’s and flexible repurchase agreements for construction funds, reserve funds, debt service funds, escrows, etc.Mr. Klein joined Bank of America (formerly NationsBank) in 1993, after two years with PNC Financial Corporation in the Investment Management and Trust Division. In 1995, Jeff began with the Interest Rate Risk Management Group after working for two years as an analyst in the Bank’s Corporate Finance Department focusing on relationships throughout the southeast and also within industry groups such as Forest Products and Textiles. Mr. Klein’s educational accomplishments include a BS in Business Economics and International Finance from Brown University (1990) and the Danish International School of Business in Copenhagen, Denmark (1988). He has received his series 6, 7 & 63 securities licenses as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst™ (CFA®) designation.
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