Siebert adds Sean Boyea as managing director in Sacramento office
Public finance banking industry veteran Sean Boyea has joined Siebert Williams Shank & Co. as managing director in Sacramento.
Boyea brings more than three decades of public finance experience to the minority- and women-owned heavyweight and will open her office in California’s state capital.
“SWS has a rich history of being opportunistic during economic downturns and periods of recovery. I wouldn’t be surprised if we make other strategic hires in the near term,” Gary Hall, partner and president of Infrastructure and Public Finance for the firm. said in a statement.
Sean Boyea was hired as a managing director in Siebert Williams & Shank’s new office in Sacramento, California.
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Boyea has handled $50 billion in municipal banking investments during his career, according to the firm’s press release, and brings decades of experience in business development, strategic planning and client relationship expertise.
“I am delighted to join the Siebert Williams Shank & Co. team,” Boyea said in a statement.
Boyea has managed infrastructure, transportation, higher education, health care and utility funding, and has maintained integral relationships with key stakeholders and government entities, including the State of California, the University of California Regents, California State University, the Dept. of Water Resources, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports and State of Oregon.
“We are excited to add a highly experienced banker with relationships throughout California and the West Coast, expanding our coverage team in the region with a valuable new resource,” said Grace Yuen, SWS managing director and head of its Western region. a statement.
Most recently, Boyea was a senior vice president at UMB Bank, joining in 2020 to execute the bank’s West Coast and New York municipal investment banking strategy.
He was a principal at Williams Capital Group for a decade before the company’s merger with Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co.
Boyea previously held roles at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, among others. He earned an executive MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in business and accounting from California State University, Los Angeles.
SWS last year was credited with 65 bond deals worth $8.1 billion, according to the firm.
Recent municipal bond deals done by SWS as bookrunner have ranged in size from $3 million to $1.75 billion for the state of California, the largest senior transaction ever managed by a MWBE firm.