Steve Hass has over 22 years of experience in the field of public and not-for-profit finance and is a director at PFM’s New York City office. He specializes in providing financial advisory services to higher education and non-profit clients nationally, including public and private universities, academic medical centers, independent schools, and cultural institutions. His expertise includes capital planning, finance plan development, credit analysis, rating agency strategy, governance, policy development, and transaction advisory work, among other areas. He also specializes in state and local governments.
Prior to joining PFM in 2012, Steve was a vice president in Morgan Stanley’s higher education group and previously worked at another financial advisory firm where he advised a wide range of higher education clients on financings, capital planning, debt management, financial forecasting, governance, and other areas. Steve also has more than five years of experience in corporate strategy at Bain & Co. and Organic Inc. He studied government at Harvard College before attaining a Master of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.