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Jon Highum

Managing Director

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Matt Brunner

Jon Highum is a managing director at Piper Sandler. He is also the sales manager for the public entity solutions group, which serves the investment needs of Piper Sandler’s public entity clients. Highum joined Piper Sandler in 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, Highum served in several leadership and production roles in both fixed-income trading and sales. He served as managing director at Wells Fargo Securities, where he was the national sales manager for the corporations and public entities sales team. Highum also served as the president of Wells Fargo Institutional Securities, a Wells Fargo Securities related entity. He was also a leading salesperson for UBS securities, covering the public entity space. Additionally, Highum served as trader and head of fixed income trading for Seattle-Northwest Securities, where he was also on the board of directors. Lastly, Highum served as trader and head of fixed income trading for US Bancorp.

Highum holds a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University. He is member of several organizations in the public entity space, including Government Investment Officers Association (GIOA) and Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Highum is a frequent speaker at national and regional public entity conferences and has served as a university guest speaker and CFA instructor.