172 W. Adams
Distinguished Speaker Series: John Miller, CFA
CFA Society of Chicago
State of the State (and City of Chicago)
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
11:30 – 1:00 pm
W Chicago City Center, 172 W. Adams, Chicago, IL 60603
Nuveen Asset Management’s Co-head of Fixed Income and Head of Municipals, John Miller, CFA will address the current fiscal challenges faced by the city of Chicago and state of Illinois. He will also offer perspective on the current municipal market environment including valuations, issuance trends and distressed credits across the municipal bond market.
Members – $55 $45 or FREE with function ticket
Student Members – $55 $10
Non-Members – $55
Reserved VIP table – $360 (8 guests, company name on table, contact office directly)
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)
CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour
Attire: Business Casual
Menu: Chef’s Choice (vegetarian meal available upon request)
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Registration & Networking
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Program
Hosted by: Distinguished Speaker Series Advisory Group
John V. Miller, CFA serves in a strategic role as the co-head of fixed income for Nuveen Asset Management, responsible for the investment process and performance of the firm’s municipal fixed income group. He is also the lead manager of the High Yield Municipal Bond Strategy, the California High Yield Municipal Bond Strategy, and related institutional portfolios. In addition, he co-manages the All-American Municipal Bond Strategy and the Strategic Municipal Opportunities Strategy and oversees a number of closed-end funds.
As the co-head of fixed income, Miller leads Nuveen Asset Management’s ongoing legacy as one of the largest and most experienced municipal bond managers in the investment industry. The firm’s team of more than 40 portfolio managers, sector specialists, analysts and traders covers the full spectrum of municipal sectors and niche markets across the United States and its territories. Miller oversees Nuveen Asset Management’s actively managed investment approach that is firmly rooted in rigorous, bottom-up credit research to help identify attractively valued municipal bond investments. As they seek out investment opportunities, his team members are able to leverage Nuveen Asset Management’s large market presence and rich heritage of more than 100 years in the municipal marketplace.
Miller is a trusted public voice in discussing key issues and trends within the municipal market. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Fox Business News. His perspective is often sought out by leading industry media such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg News and Morningstar. He has also served as a panelist on Barron’s Municipal Bond Roundtable. Miller’s background features nearly 20 years of experience in the municipal marketplace. Before being named the co-head of fixed income in 2011, he was chief investment officer for the firm’s municipal bond team starting in 2007. He was named a managing director and head of portfolio management for Nuveen Asset Management in 2006 and became a portfolio manager in 2000 after starting at the firm as a municipal credit analyst in 1996. He began working in the financial industry at a private account management firm in 1993.
Miller earned a B.A. in economics and political science from Duke University, an M.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. in finance with honors from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago.
*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 3.
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.
CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.
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