Ogden (Clip) Kniffin, Jr. has an extensive background in municipal finance. Throughout his career, he has provided investment banking services for a broad variety of municipal issuers, including cities and villages, school districts, and counties in addition to being a former Budget Director for the Mayor of the City of Newark. He received his M.A. in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his CFA charter in 1984.