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Sam Gruer

Managing Director | Public Finance

Sam Gruer is a Managing Director in Mesirow Public Finance. He specializes in serving Northeast and Southeast clients who issue general obligation and revenue-backed bonds.  Additionally, Sam serves as co-head of Mesirow’s Defeasance Solutions group.

Sam is a 30+ year veteran of the industry with broad experience as a banker, municipal advisor and trader/structurer of both defeasance and derivative products. Prior to joining Mesirow in 2022, he served in a variety of roles where he participated in over $50 billion of financings for utility and public power clients, schools, states and municipalities.

Sam earned a Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds FINRA Series 7, 50, 52, 54 and 63 licenses.