George Hu provides technical analysis for PFM’s swap advisory business, focusing primarily on the incorporation of derivatives into tax-exempt debt management. He is responsible for modeling and pricing various forms of derivatives, including swaps, caps, collars, floors, and swaptions. He also performs risk/benefit analysis, manages swap dealer relationships, and ultimately ensures successful execution of interest rate hedges for various clients.
George joined PFM Swap Advisors LLC in 2007 as a member of the team specializing in swap valuations and reporting. He was part of the design and development team of SwapViewer®, PFM’s web-based platform for swaps monitoring, tracking and reporting. He enhanced PFM’s proprietary swap pricing models, ensuring the integrity of client and market data in SwapViewer® and delivering client product support.
Prior to joining PFM, George was an engineering consultant working on analog and digital integrated circuit designs, including those for Global Positioning Systems (GPS).