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Peter Hayes

Peter Hayes

Head of Municipal Bonds

Peter Hayes, Managing Director, is Head of the Municipal Group within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income group and a member of the Global Fixed Income Executive Committee. He leads the Municipal Bond Operating Committee which oversees municipal bond portfolio management, research, strategy and trading activities, and is a member of the firm's Global Operating Committee.

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, he was a Trader for Shawmut Bank.

Mr. Hayes earned a BA degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross in 1981.