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633 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Chris Blackwood serves as a Director for PFM Asset Management LLC in Denver, Colorado. His focus is on providing investment advisory services to governments and nonprofit organizations throughout the Rocky Mountain region and western United States. He has expertise in developing investment policies, structuring investment portfolios and providing presentations to governing boards.
From 2000 to 2010, Chris served as portfolio manager and administrator for two local government investment pools and provided oversight on multiple separately managed accounts totaling in excess of $5 billion. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Economist for Boettcher & Company and Senior Economist to the Governor of Colorado.
Mr. Blackwood is a past board member of the Denver Association of Business Economists and is Vice Chairman of the Board for the Rangeview Library District Foundation. He is a frequent speaker at industry organizations including the GFOA, iMoneyNet, and governmental organizations representing schools districts, counties, special districts and municipalities. Chris has also authored a number of newsletters and books related to public finance and investment advisory services for government entities.
He holds a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado and has received Executive Education certificates from the University of Denver and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Blackwood is also a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) registered representative and holds Series 7, 52, and 66 licenses.
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