Tom Kozlik is an instructor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of government and teaches a class about public finance in the new fiscal reality. Kozlik is also a Municipal Bond Strategist for PNC Capital Markets, the firm he joined in 2015 after spending 16 years in the municipal bond industry at UBS Investment Bank, Bear Stearns, and Janney Capital Markets. In his role at PNC he advises clients about the strengths and weaknesses of municipal market credit profiles. He also follows and comments on municipal market trends and credit events in regular published market commentary and on Twitter. His analysis is utilized by his clients and has been quoted in various periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg and the Bond Buyer and has appeared as a guest municipal expert on CNBC and Fox Business News. Mr. Kozlik has been voted to the Institutional Investor’s All-America Fixed-Income Research Team, to Smith’s Research and Gradings Municipal Research All-Star Team and has been named as one of the Most Helpful Analysts in Municipal Bonds in a poll. He also received an Industry Contribution Award from the National Federation of Municipal Analysts in 2016. Mr. Kozlik graduated from the Schreyer’s Honors College at the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Political Science with Honors and earned a Masters of Governmental Administration from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the President of the Philadelphia Area Municipal Analyst Society (PhAMAS pronounced “famous”).
Municipal Bond Strategist, PNC Capital Markets