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Bob Muh

Board of Directors SSI


Bob Muh was a co-founder of Sutter Securities, Inc. From August 1984 to June 1987, Bob was a senior managing director in charge of the San Francisco region of Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. Bob supervised the overall business development and operations of 200 professionals and staff. Bear Stearns’ activities in San Francisco included corporate finance, retail brokerage, institutional sales, fixed income sales, public finance and real estate in northern California and the Pacific Northwest.


Bob joined Bear Stearns in 1978 as head of the Los Angeles regional corporate finance department where he built the firm’s largest corporate finance office outside of New York. He initiated Bear Stearns bankruptcy and reorganization practice, providing advisory services to both debtors in possession and creditors’ committees. He became a general partner of Bear Stearns in 1982. Bob supervised numerous public offerings and merger assignments. In addition, he provided expert witness testimony and valuations for numerous public and private companies.

Bob was chairman of Newburger, Loeb & Co., Inc. a New York Stock Exchange member firm, from 1970-1972 and with McKinsey & Co., management consultants from 1966-1969.

Bob is a Life Trustee Emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Chairman-Emeritus of the Board of the Culinary Institute of America. He is a former chair of both The FINRA District Committee for District 1 and the FINRA Small Firm Advisory Board. From 2016 to 2019 he served on the FINRA Board of Governors. He has also served as a director of numerous public and private companies.


Bob has a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and both an MBA and a Master of Philosophy degree from Columbia University. While at Columbia, Bob was an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance. He is a former Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco Law School.

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