2023 CSMFO Annual Conference

Sarah Hollenbeck

Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC
Sarah Hollenbeck

Sarah Hollenbeck

Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC

Biography

Sarah Hollenbeck is a Managing Director with PFM Financial Advisors LLC, where she serves as financial advisor to numerous cities throughout California. In the San Francisco Bay Area, she has worked with the cities of Alameda, Albany, Fairfield, Fremont, Lafayette, Martinez, Newark, Santa Rosa, San Francisco, San Leandro, San Rafael, South San Francisco, and Vallejo. She also advises clients in the utility and transportation sectors, including the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, Central Marin Sanitation Agency, Bay Area Toll Authority, and Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District. She has advised her clients on over $10 billion of new money and refunding transactions, including general obligation bonds, certificates of participation, revenue bonds, pension obligation bonds, tax allocation bonds, limited obligation bonds, water and wastewater revenue bonds, and special tax bonds. Sarah joined PFM after working for five years in the Mayor’s Office of the City and County of San Francisco, where she served as public finance manager. She has built upon her background as a city issuer to provide holistic, client-centered advice. Sarah has a BA in History from Yale University and a MPP from the University of California, Berkeley.