Mr. Bischof has extensive experience in fixed income compliance, with specific expertise in the municipal market. At ARS, Jeff is the Surveillance Manager and is involved with all aspects of fixed income compliance for both our broker dealer and municipal advisor clients.
Prior to joining ARS, Jeff had fifteen years’ experience in the municipal market working in operations, trading, sales, underwriting, as well as in compliance. In his previous role as Vice President of Municipal Compliance with Wachovia Corporation, he worked in the municipal compliance program which includes such products as public finance, municipal sales, trading, underwriting and municipal operations. Jeff monitored surveillance programs within municipal sales, trading, underwriting and operations to ensure business is performed in accordance with all the regulations promulgated by the MSRB, FINRA, SEC and OCC. In addition to Jeff’s previous compliance roles at Wachovia, he also provided underwriting and sales support for the municipal bond desk and provided back office operational support for the Capital Markets Group.
Jeff received his BS in Finance from the University of Scranton.