Joe Plonski

Joseph Plonski, Vice President, is a credit research analyst on the municipal credit research team at BlackRock, which oversees $120 billion in municipal assets. Joe is the sector lead for the education related credits. Mr. Plonski's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was responsible for tax-backed and derivative credit sector research. Mr. Plonski began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1999 as a trading assistant. Mr. Plonski earned a BA degree in finance from the College of New Jersey in 1999, and a MBA degree in finance from Rutgers University in 2005.�