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Wheet Becomes BFS Chairman 1 - 2

BOLD AMBITIONS
Michael Wheet
Michael Wheet, L’79, a managing director at Merrill Lynch with 26 years of experience in public finance, has been named chairman of the Benjamin Franklin Society, which honors alumni for making unrestricted gifts to the Law School.

Wheet specializes in airport financing. As an investment banker at both Merrill Lynch and Citigroup (formerly Salomon Smith Barney), he has raised capital for airport expansions and renovations, including upgrades of the international terminal in San Francisco and at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. During his career, Wheet has issued more than $15 billion in municipal bonds.

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