As muni bond prices fell and yields soared in recent months, fear and uncertainty kept investors away. Amidst the unprecedented fear-based sell-off, the fundamentals of the muni bond market continue to strengthen. Bypassing muni bonds may mean missing out on today’s attractive long-term buying opportunities. Tax-free income is a big reason why so many investors have Read More
James Dearborn, Head of Municipal Bonds
James Dearborn is the managing director responsible for the municipal bond team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). The group manages more than 30 mutual and common trust funds, as well as numerous institutional and high net worth accounts. Mr. Dearborn joined the firm in 1996 and has been a member of the investment community since 1986.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dearborn worked at Moody’s Investors Service as a senior analyst in the state and high profile rating group. He was also a member of the firm’s rating committee.
Mr. Dearborn earned his B.A. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and received his M.A. in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.