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George E.A. Barbar

Senior Managing Director | Institutional Sales and Trading

George Barbar is a Senior Managing Director in Mesirow Institutional Sales and Trading and head of Rates, Government Agency, Supranationals and Structured Products. He is responsible for its underwriting, development of strategy and implementation. He is also the principal and manager of Mesirow’s Boca Raton office and head of Mesirow Southeast expansion.

George is founder and president of the South Florida Bond Traders Association, treasurer of the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias, 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 and the Board of Visitors of Wheaton College. He is school board chairman at Westminster Academy, elder at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church and guest lecturer for Florida Atlantic University’s Financial Analyst Program.

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.