Heath Barber, Managing Director, joined SAMCO Capital Markets in July of 2018 and has over 18 years of municipal finance experience. Prior to SAMCO, he served as a public finance banker at J.P. Morgan Securities and Coastal Securities. Mr. Barber holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration degree [...]
Nicholas Westerman joined SAMCO in 2015, after having worked for the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas. He provides economic and financial research support, as well as assisting in debt structuring scenarios and tax rate analysis. He is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as a Municipal Advisor Representative (Series 50), General Securities Representative (Series [...]
Matt Hamilton joined SAMCO in 2019 as a Financial Analyst in Public Finance. He has been involved in public finance since 2017, previously with The Municipal Advisory Council of Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business. He is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory [...]
Mike Garcia comes to SAMCO Capital from the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Chairman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05). Mike’s career in public service spans two decades in both regional and national roles, including: Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Senior Advisor to the [...]
Mike Manley is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as a Municipal Securities Principal (Series 53), General Securities Representative (Series 7) and Uniform Securities Agent State Law (Series 63).
Heidi Orton, Vice President, joined SAMCO in 2019 after working at McLiney and Company since 1985. Heidi is a registered representative whose activities include bond sales and underwriting. Heidi oversees the daily operations of the firm. She is integral to the coordination and closing of municipal bond underwritings for McLiney And Company, a division of [...]
George J. McLiney, Jr., Chief Managing Director, founded McLiney And Company in 1965 before joining SAMCO in 2019. He has been involved in all aspects of the municipal markets during his fifty-five year career. Much of his knowledge came from his father who entered the municipal bond business in 1928. Four of his five children [...]
Edward D. McLiney, Chairman of McLiney And Company, began as an investment banker in 1984. He currently runs the firm's public finance department. He and his brother, Joey, are the lead managers for the majority of the firm's negotiated underwritings. Mr. McLiney has devoted his entire career to the assistance of rural communities with the [...]