Gary Hall Named President of Infrastructure & Public Finance at Siebert Williams Shank & Co.
New York, NY & Oakland, CA, February 6, 2023 - Siebert Williams Shank & Co. LLC (SWS), the nation’s leading woman- and minority-owned, non-bank financial firm, announces the promotion of Gary Hall. After serving as head of Investment Banking for the company’s Infrastructure & Public Finance Department, he has now been elevated to President of Infrastructure & Public Finance.
Mr. Hall joined SWS in 2013 as the National Head of Public Finance Banking and has risen to also being a Partner in the company. Prior to that, his professional career spanned more than three decades and included key roles in investment banking/private equity, law and government.
Suzanne Shank, President and CEO of SWS said, “Gary Hall has been a leader throughout his career and has played an integral role in the growth of the Siebert Williams Shank brand on a national level. As we continue to strengthen our national platform, I am delighted to have Gary serving as President of the Infrastructure and Public Finance Department.”
On the industry level, he has held multiple prominent positions, serving on the Board of the Securities Industry and Financial Marketing Association (SIFMA), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) Fixed Income Advisory Committee, Milken Institute Public Finance Advisory Board, and the Corporate Affiliate Board of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST). He is also a former member and Chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), the self-regulatory organization that safeguards the $4 trillion municipal securities industry.
Mr. Hall said, “This enhanced role with Siebert Williams Shank & Co is exciting and comes at a time of dynamic growth for our various practice specialties. The leadership, financial capabilities, and technical acumen of SWS’ team of smart and highly skilled bankers is the difference maker that matters to both the market and our magnificent roster of clients.”
Mr. Hall is based in the company’s west coast headquarters in Oakland, California.
In and around the San Francisco-Oakland Bay region, he also serves on the Executive Committee of theBay Area Council, the board of Las Trampas, Inc., and is a Trustee for the National Recreation Foundation and the California Academy of Sciences.
Prior to joining the SWS family a decade ago, Mr. Hall worked with JPMorgan's Public Finance – Investment Banking Group and the M&A Group of Banc One Capital Markets. He was a securities attorney in corporate practice specializing in SEC related and Corporate Finance issues. Early in his career, Gary was a White House Fellow assigned to the Department of the Treasury during the Clinton Administration and he also worked for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, in that city’s Office of Management and Budget.
Dually headquartered in New York, NY and Oakland, CA, SWS is an independent non-bank financial services firm that offers investment banking, sales and trading, research, and advisory services. SWS counts 74 Fortune 100 companies among its clients and, in the last year, is credited with 40 bond deals worth $9.7 billion. Recent municipal bond deals executed by SWS as bookrunner have ranged in size from $3 million to $1.75 billion for the state of California, the largest transaction ever senior-managed by an MWBE firm.