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George E.A. Barbar

Senior Managing Director | Institutional Sales and Trading

George Barbar is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Regional Development and Strategy for Mesirow. He is head of Rates, Government Agencies, Supranationals, CDs and Structured Products and responsible for its growth, underwriting and distribution. He is also the principal and manager of Mesirow’s Boca Raton office and leads Mesirow’s strategic Southeast expansion.

George is founder and president of the South Florida Bond Traders Association, board member of Bond Dealers of America and Habitat for Humanity of Broward where he chairs the Development Committee. He serves on the Treasury Investment Council for the State of Florida, school board chairman at Westminster Academy, and elder at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. He has served as a guest lecturer for Florida Atlantic University’s Financial Analyst Program and Florida International University’s finance department.

George earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wheaton College and a Master of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 79 and 99 licenses and has a Florida Real Estate Broker’s license.