Sean Carney

Sean Carney

Head of Municipal Strategy, BlackRock Investment Strategy Team

Sean Carney, Managing Director and Head of Municipal Strategy and Primary Markets Group within BlackRock's Municipal Fixed Income business in BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He is also a member of the firm's Investment Strategy Team, a Seven-member committee led by Peter Hayes and tasked with setting the strategic direction of BlackRock's tax-exempt and taxable municipal product suite.


Mr. Carney’s service in the financial industry dates back to 2002, having joined BlackRock in 2007 as a municipal bond trader on the Private Investor platform and previously working as a municipal bond broker at Chapdelaine & Co. in New York City.


In his current role as Head Municipal Strategist, Mr. Carney monitors market developments on a daily basis and offers analysis and interpretation of technical and fundamental developments for BlackRock's broader municipal bond organization. He is a frequent commentator on the market and is a lead author of the firm's monthly municipal market review and outlook.


In 2017 and again in 2019 Mr. Carney received recognition as the industries top Municipal Strategist by Smith's Research and Grading covering over 80 buy-side and sell-side firms.

Mr. Carney holds a bachelor's degree from Moravian College and served six years as an infantryman in the U.S. Army National Guard.