Tim Schaefer

Tim Schaefer

Tim Schaefer is a Deputy Treasurer for Public Finance for California Treasurer John Chiang. Prior to joining the Treasurer’s Office, he was then-State Controller John Chiang’s Senior Finance Advisor. Before entering State service, Tim was the principal owner of Magis Advisors, a public finance consulting firm in Orange County, California.� He has more than forty years of experience in the municipal securities industry.�He managed the Public Finance Division of Bank of America in San Francisco and was the manager of the national municipal trading desk at Chemical Bank in New York City.�Tim served more than twenty years on the Technical Assistance Committee to the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (including three terms as its chairman) and three years as a private sector advisor to the Standing Committee on Governmental Debt of the Government Finance Officers Association.�He is a co-author of the California Public Funds Investment Primer, published by CDIAC in 2006. He was part of a four person team engaged in early 2014 to edit and revise the California Debt Issuance Primer, also published by CDIAC. He is a frequent speaker in the field of public finance.�Tim is a member of the Risk Management Association, the International City/County Management Association, the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, the Government Finance Officers Association, the Appraisal Institute and the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers.�