Peter J. Hill is a managing director and head of the U.S. Public Finance Investment Banking segment of Wells Fargo Government & Institutional Banking (GIB). Based in New York, he oversees a team of 135 professionals in 18 offices nationwide, serving clients in many specialty industries.Wells Fargo GIB provides a wide range of services to meet the unique needs of government, education, healthcare and nonprofit organizations. Bringing together specialized relationship managers, investment banking professionals, and tax-exempt sales and distribution specialists into one team, Wells Fargo GIB integrates the full range of Wells Fargo resources to create value for more than 5,000 clients. As part of GIB, Public Finance Investment Banking provides bond and note underwriting services, municipal derivatives, structured products and bond trading, underwriting, and sales to government and institutional clients across the United States.With 34 years of experience in public finance, Peter joined Wells Fargo in 2009. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he served as managing director and head of the Public Finance Investment Banking group at Banc of America Securities. Before that, he was the executive vice president of ACA Capital, where he ran one of its three primary businesses. He also spent 14 years as managing director and was head of the U.S. Public Finance department for J.P. Morgan. Before that, Peter worked as an investment banker for Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. (now Citi). He began his career in 1982 as an analyst in the Debt Rating Division of Standard & Poor’s Corp., specializing in education, transportation and special tax-backed credits.Peter earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and attended the Stern School of Business at New York University. He also maintains his FINRA Series 7,24,53,63 and 79 securities licenses.Peter is a former vice chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and a current member of the Municipal Executive Committee of the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Peter is a board member of CaringKind for Alzheimer’s Caregiving and is a board member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – New York Chapter.
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