Meet The Team

Michael J. Loguercio, President, CIPMA

During Mr. Loguercio’s ten years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, his numerous positions included roles as a staff accountant, budget analyst and benefits coordinator. He is now entering his sixteenth year at Munistat Services. He has served as guest lecturer at the school business officer certification course at C.W. Post and has spoken to numerous boards and organizations on issuer-related matters. Mr. Loguercio serves as a member of the volunteer fire department in Mount Sinai and as the Department Treasurer. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Hunter College of the City University of New York. Mr. Loguercio is a Series 50 Qualified Municipal Advisor Representative and Series 54 Municipal Advisor Principal.

Noah H. Nadelson, Chief Executive Officer, CIPMA

Prior to joining Munistat in August of 2002, Mr. Nadelson’s career started in 1997 as an Investment Advisor in the corporate headquarters of UBS PaineWebber in New York, NY. Working with a team of advisors in the Private Client Group, he was responsible for constructing municipal bond portfolios for institutional investors and high net worth individuals. He has served as guest lecturer at the school business officer certification course at C.W. Post and has spoken to numerous boards and organizations on issuer-related matters. Mr. Nadelson is a member of the NYS GFOA, Long Island Village Clerks and Treasurers Association, and the NYS Association of School Business Officials. He is also a member of the Municipal Bond Club of New York and has taught at the “Bond School” held at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association on the role of Financial Advisors. He is a registered Municipal Advisor (Series 50), Municipal Advisor Principal (Series 54), and has been licensed as a General Securities Representative (NASD, Series 7), as a Uniform Securities Analyst (NASD, Series 63), as a Registered Investment Advisor (NASD, Series 65). He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Robert F. Sikora, Founder, CIPMA

Mr. Sikora founded Munistat Services, Inc. in 1977.  He has a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from CUNY Baruch College.  He held positions as a Municipal Finance Analyst for the Nassau-Suffolk Bi-County Regional Planning Commission, Municipal Bond Rating Analyst for Moody’s Investors Service, and Financial Advisor to local governments and school districts in New York State for the Municipal Consulting Service of Marine Midland Bank before founding Munistat.  He served as a member of the Long Island Regional Council of the NYS GFOA from its inception until 2008. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors and as a President of the National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors (NAIPFA, now NAMA – National Association of Municipal Advisors).  Mr. Sikora remains of-counsel to Munistat.

Ginger Peters, Senior Vice President

Throughout her more than 20 year career with Munistat, Ms. Peters has become an integral part of the team.    Ms. Peters works closely with the advisors on the coordination and marketing of bond and note issues, including the preparation of Official Statements and Notices of Sale.  Ms. Peters provides leadership to the staff for administrative tasks and the day to day operations of managing the office.

Tom Cartwright, Vice President

Mr. Cartwright joined Munistat in 2011 after receiving his M.B.A in Finance from Dowling College. Prior to Dowling, Mr. Cartwright attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics while minoring in Business Administration. During his time at Munistat, Mr. Cartwright has completed advanced courses in DBC Finance and is the point of contact for performing quantitative analysis for new money financings and competitive refundings. He has provided various municipalities with multi-year projections, debt management affordability models and budget assistance services. Throughout his career at Munistat, he has assisted municipalities with the planning, marketing, structuring and post-sale compliance of bond and note issues. Mr. Cartwright’s professional associations include: the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO), Suffolk & Nassau County Chapters of the NYSASBO, the New York State Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), Long Island Village Clerks and Treasurers Association (LIVCTA) and is a member of the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA). Mr. Cartwright is a Series 50 Qualified Municipal Advisor Representative.

Katy Vazquez, Vice President

Ms. Vazquez joined the Munistat team in 2016. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance & Investments from CUNY Baruch College. Prior to Munistat, Ms. Vazquez worked for a national insurance company in the claims department, negotiating bodily injury cases resulting from auto accidents. She became a supervisor where her role shifted to monitoring and auditing associate’s files to ensure compliance. She then worked for one of the top personal injury law firms in New York as a Case Manager. At Munistat, Ms. Vazquez has assisted clients with annual disclosure documents, the preparation of official statements, and budget planning. She continues to be focused on maintaining and building client relationships with all market participants, and furthering industry initiatives through her involvement in various local government and school district professional organizations. Ms. Vazquez currently holds her Series 50 (Municipal Advisor Representative) and Series 54 (Municipal Advisor Principal) licenses and is a member of Northeast Women in Public Finance (NEWPF).

Joseph Nocerino, Vice President

Prior to joining Munistat, Mr. Nocerino was a twelve year investment banking veteran in the public finance departments of Piper Jaffray & Co. and Jefferies LLC, respectively. Mr. Nocerino was responsible for managing the firm’s banking efforts for local municipalities in the State of New York. Mr. Nocerino has a detailed familiarity with New York State Local Finance Law. He has a thorough working knowledge of debt structuring, technical analysis, and negotiations with the rating agencies and providers of credit enhancement. Mr. Nocerino has developed an extensive skillset in quantitative analysis and cash flow, debt capacity and refunding modeling while facilitating the execution of a high volume of transactions. He has served as banker on over 200 senior managed transactions for governmental entities in New York State. He currently holds his Series 50 (Municipal Advisor Representative), Series 54 (Municipal Advisor Principal), Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and Series 63 (Uniform Securities Analyst) licenses. Mr. Nocerino is a graduate of Fordham University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.

Matthew Pearson, Senior Vice President

Matthew Pearson brings over 20 years of experience financing and refinancing projects for a wide range of non-profits including small colleges, public universities, land conservation, and student housing. In this work, he developed dozens of financing plans and utilized a wide variety of taxable and tax-exempt products. Mr. Pearson worked closely with CFOs, boards and fundraising teams to manage new money projects and complex restructurings including current and advance refundings, hedging and forward strategies. He has led myriad clients through rating agency and credit enhancement strategies designed to maintain flexibility while ensuring financial integrity. Mr. Pearson led a series of financings for land conservation that was recognized as a Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer. In addition to his work in municipal finance, early in his career Mr. Pearson worked for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget as a Senior Analyst for debt issuance. He also taught history and music at the New York City High School for the Humanities. Matt holds a BA from Georgetown University in History and an MPA from Columbia University. Mr. Pearson is a Series 50 Qualified Municipal Advisor Representative and Series 54 Municipal Advisor Principal.

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