ARLINGTON, Va., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PFM Group announced today that Craig Robinson has joined the firm's Financial Advisory practice in the Arlington, Virginia office as a Senior Managing Consultant. His primary focus will be in the areas of client development, project management, and financial analysis in PFM's Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions.
Craig Robinson brings nearly 10 years of experience in banking, corporate trust and new business development to his position at PFM. Most recently, he was Vice President and Senior Sales Representative with a major financial institution, responsible for marketing corporate trust products and services to corporations, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. During his career, he has served in a variety of capacities in Corporate and Public Finance.
"We are extremely pleased to have a professional with Craig's broad background join PFM as we build for the future," said PFM Managing Director JoAnne Carter. "We are looking forward to his contributions to our continued growth in the Virginia marketplace," she added. "I know that Craig is eager to make his own contribution to PFM's growth in this market, and we believe that his talents, as well as his relevant experience, will be a very positive addition to our office and the service we are able to offer our clients."
Craig Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is the Treasurer for the VCU Business Alumni Society, a founding member of the VCU Young Alumni Council and a member of the VCU Athletic Fund. He is Past President of the Richmond Chapter of the Urban Financial Services Coalition and a member of the Xi Delta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He lives in Springfield, Virginia.
PFM currently employs some 440 professionals serving a broad base of clients from 34 locations in every region of the country. The firm is well respected for providing clients with independent advisory services free of conflicts in their dealings with the capital markets since 1974. PFM's clients are state and local governments, non-profit corporations, pension funds, and similar institutional investors. At March 31, 2011, the PFM Group was again the top-ranked independent financial advisory firm in the nation in almost every major category, according to Thomson-Reuters, advising on more than $5 billion of total debt in 119 separate transactions. PFM Asset Management LLC (PFMAM), part of the PFM Group of Companies, is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, had $42.0 billion in assets under management and provided investment consulting services for an additional $19.9 billion in securities as of March 31, 2011. PFM Group also provides strategic consulting to local governments on operational and budgetary issues and offers pension fund advisory services as well.
SOURCE The PFM Group