Dave Johnson is a senior managing director in the Institutional Sales and Trading group atMesirow Financial. He has more than 35 years of experience in the municipal markets�industry.�Dave spent two years as head of the Public Finance group at Mesirow Financial before�rejoining the Institutional Sales and Trading group in 2016. Prior to joining Mesirow Financial�in 2008, Dave was a manager of sales and trading for Cabrera Capital Markets. Prior to that,�he worked at Van Kampen Investments, where he managed the investment process for their�tax-exempt mutual funds, overseeing approximately $13 billion in assets in more than 50�funds. He has held senior positions on both the investment and broker-dealer side, and hasextensive experience with investment-grade credits in addition to below investment-gradecredits.Dave is a frequent speaker at municipal industry conferences. He is frequently quoted in�publications such as the The Wall Street Journal and The Bond Buyer.�Dave earned a BA from Lewis University and an MBA from Loyola University in Chicago. He�also holds FINRA Series 7, 53 and 63 licenses.�He and his wife recently built a house on a stable property and live with their 44 horses on the�property.
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