Mary Francoeur - Managing Director at PFM Financial Management, Inc.
Mary Francoeur joined PFM Financial Advisors LLC, part of Public Financial Management, Inc., as a Managing Director in September 2016. Mary is located in the New York office and is a member of the firm’s transportation advisory practice.
Prior to joining PFM, Mary worked at two bond insurance companies where she was responsible for managing business development, due diligence, credit analysis and transaction negotiation for complex financings, including public-private partnerships. She has insured transactions for greenfield toll roads, airport special facilities, arenas and ballparks, utility grade solar projects and privatized student housing. At Moody’s Investors Service, Mary was a senior analyst covering a portfolio of toll road, airport, port, transit and utility bond issuers, and was responsible for developing and refining rating criteria in several sectors. She was also member of Moody’s rating committee and its interdisciplinary project finance team. Mary began her career in financial management roles with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the City of Jersey City.
Mary has a Master of Public Administration degree from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University where she also earned her Bachelor of Arts in newspaper journalism and political science. She is active within the public finance community, specifically serving as an officer of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, and on the boards of the Municipal Forum of New York and Northeast Women in Public Finance.