Sean Carney, Director, is a member of the Municipal Investment Team within Americas Fixed Income. He is currently the Municipal Strategist and a member of the Investment Strategy Team.
Prior to becoming BlackRock's Municipal Strategist in 2011, Mr. Carney was a trader on the Private Investor platform concentrating on the buying and selling of taxable and tax-exempt securities. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2007, he began his career as a Municipal Bond Broker at Chapdelaine & Co.
Mr. Carney earned a BA degree in psychology and elementary education from Moravian College in 2002.
Budget season for many state and local governments will reach a boil in June, contributing to noise in the municipal bond market. But BlackRock muni pros suggest the summer months should bring greater calm and demand for the tax-exempt asset class.
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