MARK WREN JOINS STERN BROTHERS AS VICE PRESIDENT, UNDERWRITER
Stern Brothers is pleased to announce that Mark Wren has joined the Firm as Senior Vice President, Underwriting, and will be located in the St. Louis, Missouri office. Mr. Wren has over thirty-five years of experience in municipal underwriting and trading for both Institutional and high net worth accounts.
Mark comes to Stern Brothers from Bank of Oklahoma (BOK) where he held the position of Senior Vice President, and was responsible for managing underwriting and trading; and co-managing institutional sales. Prior to BOK, Mark worked with Piper Jaffray, where he was the sole manager of over 750 California issues, and Nollenberger Capital Partners, where he led a high net worth sales group that managed over a billion in California Municipal Bonds.
“Mark brings extensive experience and long term demonstrable success in municipal underwriting, trading and institutional sales.” stated Peggy Finn, Chairman & CEO of Stern Brothers. “He has managed over 1500 municipal bond issues throughout his career, and developed a sales force that traded over a billion in California Municipal Bonds. We are pleased to welcome Mark to our team and look forward to creating additional distribution capabilities with our underwriting, sales and trading staff”.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Southern California and is a member of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Municipal Bond Clubs.
He holds the FINRA Series 7, 8, 53 and 63 security licenses.
About Stern Brothers
Stern Brothers is an independent, certified wholly woman-owned business enterprise (WBE) investment bank whose primary focus is public and infrastructure finance. Founded in 1917, Stern Brothers specializes in crafting customized financing solutions to meet the capital funding needs for our issuing clients and public and private borrowers.
Stern Brothers has offices in Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey and St. Louis.