Patrick Rooney

Patrick Rooney

Finance Analyst
Patrick Rooney

Patrick joined the Ehlers’ Bond Marketing & Sales team in 2018 as a Public Finance Analyst. Previous to his role as our Bond Sale Coordinator, he worked as a legislative policy aide at the Minnesota State Senate for five years. His experience in state public policy focused on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Commerce Committee and Finance Committee. He is a 2019 Carlson School of Management’s MBA graduate, with coursework including Corporate Finance, Debt Markets and Investment Banking. He also assists with operational and analytical support for Ehlers Investment Team including fixed income trading, cash flow and account balance forecasting, market research and analysis in addition to assisting the investment advisers with direct client support.

Patrick lives in the Cathedral Hill area of St. Paul and appreciates the neighborhood’s architecture and walk-ability. He is an avid sports fan, particularly for his Minnesota Gophers and Minnesota Twins.

Areas of Expertise

Bond Marketing & Sales

  • Competitive Bond Sales
  • Fixed Income Trading
  • Paying Agent Services

State & Local Government Finance
Cash Flow Forecasting
Municipal Market Research


Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, College of Liberal Arts – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Master of Business Finance –  Finance & Investment Banking, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis