Omar Daghestani leads Stifel’s Chicago, Boston and New York public finance offices. He has senior managed transactions totaling $24.2 billion over the course of his career. Mr. Daghestani is well versed in all aspects of state bond acts, constitutional requirements, pension liabilities, and budget processes and is a regular speaker on the topic of pension liability management. For the past fifteen years, Mr. Daghestani has served as a Guest Lecturer on pension liability management at Harvard University, Kennedy School. Mr. Daghestani is a regular and active contributor to the community.
In addition to serving on the Board of Governors at the City Club of Chicago, Omar also serves as: a Director of the Governing Board for the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center; the President of the Glenview Park Foundation Board; a member of the Civic Federation of Chicago's Board of Directors; and a Board Member for the Chicago Summer Business Institute. Omar graduated from Northwestern University Phi Beta Kappa with Honors, where he obtained a B.A. in Economics. He then went on to Harvard University where he graduated from the Kennedy School, earning his Masters of Public Policy. He and his wife, Cathleen, have an eight year old son.