James Dearborn

Head of Municipal Bonds

James Dearborn is the head of municipal bond investments for Columbia Management. Mr. Dearborn’s investment team manages nearly 30 mutual and common trust funds, as well as numerous institutional and high net worth accounts. He 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 a B.A. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an M.A. in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

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