Brian Battle Biography

BrianBattleBrian Battle

Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC

Brian joined the trading staff at the Performance Trust Companies as a  trader and underwriter in May of 2005. Prior to Performance Trust, he spent the past decade at Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson, Inc. He began his career at American National Bank & Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Chicago (JP Morgan).

Brian is recognized nationwide as a man of tremendous integrity and skill in the municipal arena. Since joining the Performance Trust Companies, Brian has expanded the capabilities of the firm in liability management, convex mortgage securities, bank qualified, general market and taxable municipal bonds. With over 25 years of experience in the market analyzing, underwriting and trading, he has raised our level of attention and improved the level of service to our clients. Brian is also a frequent on-air commentator for CNBC, Fox Business News and Bloomberg TV.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics from Winona State University, Minnesota and an MBA from DePaul University. He is a past president of the Municipal Bond Club of Chicago and an instructor at the Municipal Bond School in Chicago.