Elizabeth Funk

Elizabeth Funk

Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Syndicate | Institutional Sales and Trading

Elizabeth Funk is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Syndicate, Mesirow Institutional Sales and Trading. In this role, Elizabeth manages the pricing and distribution of new issue negotiated transactions and manages capital commitment and client orders on competitive transactions. 

Elizabeth brings more than 18 years of experience to Mesirow. Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth worked at Hilltop Securities where she served as the Managing Director of underwriting and debt capital markets. Prior, she served in senior roles at Citigroup and Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. 

Elizabeth is a partner and program mentor for the Municipal Bond Women’s Forum and a past National Board Member for Women in Public Finance where she chaired the mentorship committee. She is also a volunteer mentor at Rock the Street, Wall Street, which strives to bring racial and gender equity to the financial markets and create career pathways for high school girls into the industry.

Elizabeth has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Kansas and a Master of Business Administration from Regis University. She is also a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute at Wharton School of Business. She holds Series 7, 50 and 63 licenses.