Speaker

Geoffrey Buswick

Managing Director

S&P Global Ratings

Biography

Geoffrey Buswick is a Managing Director and Sector Leader in the U.S. Public Finance – Governments team at S&P Global Ratings. Along with direct credit work, Geoff focuses on market outreach, developing research and analytical education about S&P Global’s approach to rating municipal entities. He’s interested in market changes, evolving technologies, and Ratings’ views on emerging risks in the public finance sector. He chairs state, local government, utility, and transportation committees and is an active primary analyst in the sectors, as well. Geoff has held various senior analytical and management roles in Ratings. From October 2010 to February 2015, Geoff was the Lead Analytical Manager for the Public Finance Infrastructure Group. From 2005 to September 2010, he served as the Boston office head for S&P Global Ratings.

Prior to joining Ratings, Geoff served as the Finance Director for the City of Gloucester, Mass., and previous to that was the Administrative Officer for the City of North Adams, Mass. While at S&P Global, Geoff also served on his (unrated by S&P Global) town’s Finance Committee from 2008-2015. Geoff served on the board of governors of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) from 2010-2013 & 2020-present, and was the co-chair for the 2012 and 2013 NFMA Annual Conferences. In 2017, he received the “Award for Excellence” from the NFMA. Geoff holds both a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (where one of his daughters is now a senior).