Chris Bessette is a managing director at Piper Sandler based in the San Francisco office. He works closely with the California public finance bankers and is primarily responsible for California underwritings. Bessette has over 31 years of experience in the municipal markets as both a trader and underwriter. He has been with Piper Sandler since 1993.
Prior to joining the firm, Bessette was a municipal trader at Bank of California. He received his initial training at Dean Witter.
Bessette holds the Series 7, 50, 53 and 63 licenses. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bryant University.