Mr. Werdlow joined Siebert Brandford Shank in November 2005 following 4 years of senior financial management experience as the City of Detroit Chief Financial Officer. While at the City, Mr. Werdlow was responsible for identifying and implementing numerous initiatives that resulted in $200 million of expenditure reductions and $300 million of revenue generation. Prior to joining the City of Detroit, Mr. Werdlow served as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of the Detroit Medical Center. His primary responsibilities included debt issuance, management of system wide cash and the management of key stakeholder (rating agencies, bond investors, credit enhancers) relationships and strategies.
Mr. Werdlow has extensive experience in debt issuance, having directly managed over $7 billion of taxable and tax exempt debt over his 17 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Werdlow’s experience includes structuring and managing transactions in the areas of leasing, water and sewer, pension, hospital finance, tax increment finance, economic development and general obligations.
Mr. Werdlow holds a B.S. in Corporate Finance from Wayne State University.