About the Author

Gerard Durr

Senior Research Analyst, Vice President

Gerry is a senior credit analyst within the municipal fixed income group at Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc., the investment advisory arm of Wilmington Trust.

Gerry joined Wilmington Trust in May 2014. He began his career as a municipal credit analyst at Moody’s Investors Service in 1987 before moving to the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation to work on the New York State Water Pollution Control Loan Program in 1990. In 1993 he joined Ambac Assurance Corporation. While at Ambac, Gerry was a member of the Public Finance Senior Credit Committee and became a Director of the firm’s General Municipal Underwriting Unit, which conducted credit underwriting of general obligation, tax revenue, and utility revenue bond securities issued throughout the nation. Upon leaving Ambac in 2009, Gerry served as a consultant at several organizations including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Gerry holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in in History and Political Science from LeMoyne College. He is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) and the Municipal Analyst Group of New York (MAGNY).

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Municipal Fixed Income Quarterly Market Commentary 2Q2021

Dan Scholl and Gerard Durr |
Investment Management
Municipal Fixed Income

In the 2Q 2021 issue of our quarterly publication, we:Discuss the how the federal stimulus and vaccination rates have pushed credit spreads tighterDetail the impact the infrastructure plan would have on the economyNote what is likely needed to see the plan move forwardThe first half of 2021 continued to produce strong cash flows and positive returns for the municipal market.


Hurricane Harvey Update

Gerard Durr |
Wilmington Wire

August 30, 2017— It will be weeks before we know the full human and economic costs that Hurricane Harvey has inflicted on southeast Texas. With Hurricane Harvey making its final landfall as we go to press, we are actively monitoring the situation and offer an initial assessment of the potential impact on Wilmington Trust’s centrally managed municipal fixed income accounts.Harvey will go down as one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history and will impact well over the 6.