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Peter Hayes

Peter Hayes

Managing Director, CIO of Municipal Bond Group; Global Head of the Financial Institutions Investment business

 Peter Hayes, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Municipal Bond Group within Global Fixed Income. He is also the Global Head of the Financial Institutions Investment Business. He also leads the Municipal Bond Operating Committee responsible for Portfolio Management , Credit Research, Trading and Strategy.


Mr. Hayes' service with the firm dates back to 1987, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was head of the short term tax-exempt trading desk, and managed the CMA Tax-Exempt Fund and other short term municipal bond portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Hayes was a trader for Shawmut Bank.


Mr. Hayes earned a BA degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross.