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Richard Ryffel

Richard Ryffel

Mr. Ryffel is now a Private Banker with JP Morgan after a successful career as a public finance banker. Over 20 years at A.G. Edwards, Bank of America and Edward Jones, he senior managed hundreds of new money and refunding transactions for issuers as varied as states, cities, airports, universities and hospitals. His resume includes transactions employing all manner of financing vehicles, including fixed rate, VRDBs, auction rate, insured, letter-of-credit, direct placements, and interest rate swaps. In particular, he focused on the effective utilization of the retail market to distribute municipal bonds. Mr. Ryffel is an adjunct professor at the graduate level at the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology at Webster University and the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, as well as at the undergraduate level at St. Louis University. He developed and teaches a course in public finance investment banking among others. He is also a published author on topics in public finance, as we'll as a frequent speaker on the topic at industry conferences. Mr. Ryffel received his undergraduate mechanical engineering degree, magna cum laude, from Tufts University and an MBA in Finance from Boston University.