Richard Pengelly
Managing Director at PFM Asset Management

Richard manages PFM Asset Management’s practice in Florida. Richard provides a broad range of investment advisory and portfolio management services to local governments and non-profit entities. He has worked with all types of public sector investment portfolios including bond proceeds, long-term reserve funds, operating funds, and statewide pools. He specializes in assisting organizations implement structural reforms in their investment programs

Richard has more than two decades of experience providing investment and financial management expertise to public sector entities nationwide. He has served as an instructor on public investing for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). He has also been a speaker on government investment best practices for numerous industry organizations in the South including the Florida Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), the Government Finance Officers Association of Alabama (GFOAA), the Association of Government Accountants Tennessee (AGA), the Florida School Finance Officers Association (FSFOA), the Florida Association of School Business Officials FASBO) and the Florida College System Council of Business Affairs (COBA) to name a few.

Prior to joining PFM, Richard was head of municipal structuring for the Jefferies Municipal Securities Group, where his primary focus was structuring and executing financial product strategies with an emphasis on reducing financial portfolio risks for municipalities.

Richard graduated from Harvard University where he received a degree in physics. Richard holds several designations including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA), and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designations

Richard volunteers with several local organization including the Education Foundation of Osceola County, the Valencia Horizon Scholars Program, the CFA Society of Orlando, and the Harvard Club of Central Florida.