Tom Paolicelli

Title: 
Senior Manager, Business Development
Organization: 
BondLink
Bio: 

Tom Paolicelli is the Senior Manager of Business Development at BondLink, a venture-backed technology company that empowers municipal issuers with best-in-class investor relations (IR) solutions. Since 2016, BondLink has grown to power investor outreach for issuers across the municipal bond market. Its clients include some of the industry’s largest issuers, such as the State of California, the City of Chicago and the University of Texas.

Tom brings more than two decades of municipal sell-side experience. His firsthand understanding of issuers’ needs and challenges in today’s ever-evolving market help our clients unlock the full value of BondLink’s platform.

Prior to joining BondLink, Tom served most recently as the Chief Deputy Treasurer for the County of San Diego, overseeing its treasury and investment division. He was also Executive Director of the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority, one of the largest bond issuers in the U.S. during its most active period, where he successfully sold more than $30 billion in bonds. Tom also held key roles at Moody’s Investors Service, including Vice President and Senior Analyst with their U.S. Public Infrastructure team.

Tom earned his master’s degree in public administration from the University at Albany and his bachelor’s in civil engineering from the University at Buffalo. He also worked as a civil engineer on water and sewer projects in the Albany area before graduate school. He is based in San Diego, California.