Dennis Waley joined PFM in July 2005 and serves as a managing director in the firm’s Austin office. Prior to joining PFM, Dennis served the City of Austin for over 20 years, and as City Treasurer for the last eight of those years. He was responsible for cash management, debt management and the investment management of a $1.2 billion portfolio for the City. Dennis also served on several city boards, including the Employees Retirement System, Firefighters Retirement System, and the Deferred Compensation Committee.
Dennis’ financing experience includes debt issuance for General Obligation, Electric Utility, Water and Wastewater Utility, Airport, Convention Center and other governmental issuers. He has participated in over $20 billion in financings using both fixed- and variable-rate structures, and has extensive experience working with rating agencies and insurance providers.
Dennis is a member of the Government Treasurers’ Organization of Texas (GTOT) and Government Finance Officers’ Association of Texas (GFOAT). He served as GTOT president in 2003, and also as a board member and legislative committee chair.