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Patrick Brett, Chair

Chair

Patrick Brett is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and serves as Chair of the Steering Committee. He is Managing Director at Citi, where he leads the Municipal Debt Capital Markets and Capital Solutions businesses, working with U.S. municipal securities issuers and investors to raise capital for infrastructure projects and other key financing priorities, and providing issuers with a full range of derivatives, credit products and alternative capital solutions. He is a member of Citi’s Municipal Executive Management Committee, where he helps oversee the firm’s 467-person municipal business. 

Patrick joined Citi-Salomon Smith Barney in 2000 as a municipal summer analyst and has held multiple positions in the company. Prior to his current role, he was managing director, head of global municipal marketing, for nine years. In that role, he established municipal business for the company in London and Hong Kong. He spearheaded Citi’s efforts to develop the Build America Bonds market. He also led the international expansion of the program with the first global investor roadshows, and established Citi’s U.S. municipal structured products sales group. Patrick is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an advisory board member at the University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Urban Research. 

Patrick is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a bachelor’s of science in economics from the Wharton School; a bachelor’s of arts in anthropology; and a master’s of science in South American archaeology.

Patrick's term with the MSRB Board expires September 30, 2022.