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Omar Daghestani

Omar Daghestani

Managing Director


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Omar Daghestani leads Stifel’s #1 ranked national pension practice and manages the firm’s Chicago, New York and Boston offices. Omar has senior managed $28.8 billion in issues nationally over the course of his career, three of which were awarded Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer and one by Smith’s Research.

For over 15 years, Omar lectured on pensions at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and more recently taught at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. Omar is an active member of the community, previously serving as Governing Board Director, Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center; Governor & Treasurer; City Club of Chicago; Executive Committee & Director, Civic Federation of Chicago; Director, Chicago Summer Business Institute and Past-President, Glenview Park Foundation.

Omar received a B.A. with Honors in Economics from Northwestern University and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He earned an M.P.P. from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was twice elected Student Body President. Omar was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business with a 2023 Crain’s Notable Leaders in Finance award.