Executive Managing Director CFG Capital Markets, LLC
Mr. Rast joined the Capital Funding Group in 2011 to assist in the development of the company’s Capital Markets effort. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Rast was Executive Vice President and Director of Fixed Income Capital Markets at Ferris, Baker Watts, Inc. (FBW), a regional Investment Banking and Brokerage firm. His responsibilities included managing the Fixed-Income Capital Markets division, including Public Finance, Tax-Exempt Sales and Trading, Tax-Exempt Syndicate, Municipal Research, Taxable Fixed-Income Sales and Trading, Taxable Fixed-Income Syndicate and Taxable Fixed-Income Project Finance Banking. In addition, Mr. Rast was a member of FBW’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Before FBW, Mr. Rast was a Vice President with Alex. Brown & Son’s, Inc., where he was responsible for corporate bond trading and the preferred stock trading and syndicate efforts. Mr. Rast is a graduate of Roanoke College where he received his bachelor’s of Business Administration.