2023 CSMFO Annual Conference

Anna Sarabian, Ph.D.

Principal, Fieldman, Rolapp & Associates, Inc.
Anna Sarabian

Anna Sarabian, Ph.D.

Principal, Fieldman, Rolapp & Associates, Inc.

Biography

“Anna V. Sarabian, Ph.D., Principal, joined Fieldman, Rolapp & Associates in July 2003. Anna is an expert in public finance for cities, counties, transportation agencies, and special districts. Since joining the firm, Anna has completed several hundred financing engagements, including a variety of fixed and variable rate negotiated or competitive transactions, such as tax allocation bonds, certificates of participation, lease revenue bonds, water and wastewater revenue bonds, sales tax revenue bonds, toll revenue bonds, commercial paper, general obligation bonds, interest rate swap agreements, and special district formations and financings. Recently, she has completed projects involving a wide range of municipal advisory services, including post-redevelopment tax allocation bond financings; solar feasibility analysis; debt, reserve and budget policy development; capital improvement plans and long-range financial plans; TIFIA loans; debt structuring cash flow utilization and refinancing opportunities; credit analysis; and ad hoc financial analysis.

Anna received her Master of Business Administration (concentration in Finance) from the University of California-Riverside and her Ph.D. in Economics from the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education (CERGE), Prague, the Czech Republic. Her paper, “The Default of Special District Financing: Evidence from California,” was published in 2015 in the Journal of Housing Economics. Anna holds the CIPMA designation as a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor from the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA). She currently is the co-president of the Women in Public Finance, Los Angeles chapter and is a frequent speaker at the CDIAC’s Debt Essentials seminar series and has participated in speaker panels at the CSMFO annual conferences. Anna is a registered municipal advisor principal (Series 54) and municipal advisor representative (Series 50).”