Makiko Sato

Makiko Sato has been working with California school districts since 2003 with a focus on planning and implementing responsible and sustainable bond programs. Makiko has experience with the issuance of general obligation bonds, certificates of participation, direct placement lease financings, bond anticipation notes, tax and revenue anticipation notes as well as federally subsidized taxable bonds. She has a strong quantitative and technical skillset that allows her to provide high-level financial advisory services to her clients. Prior to joining Isom Advisors, she served in similar capacities at other financial advisory firms.
Makiko holds a dual bachelor’s degree in Economics and Legal Studies from University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Public Administration with a specialization in finance from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She is also a CFA charter-holder.