Sales & Trading Leadership

 

   

Patrick S. Lawton icon: toggle

Managing Director

Director of Fixed Income Capital Markets

Pat Lawton414-298-7764
plawton@rwbaird.com
Joined Baird in 1988

Pat serves as Director of Fixed Income Capital Markets at Baird. He is responsible for all areas of Fixed Income Capital Markets, including Public Finance and Sales & Trading.

He is a member of Baird's board of directors and serves on the Executive Committee. Pat also is a member of Baird's Audit, Finance and Fixed Income Capital Markets Committees, and chairs the IT Committee. Outside of the firm, he serves as Chairman of the board of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (WSBF) and is on the board of the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Pat is also a member of the Marquette University board of trustees. Pat earned his bachelor's degree in 1978 and MBA in 1980 from Marquette University.

Robert P. Debastiani icon: toggle

Managing Director

Taxable Trading

Robert Debastiani615-341-6030
bdebastiani@rwbaird.com

Joined Baird in 2000

Bob joined Baird in 2000. Prior to joining Baird, he was a Partner and Institutional Fixed Income Trading Manager for J.C. Bradford & Co. Bob received his bachelor’s degree in business from Penn State University.

Drew A. Kanyer icon: toggle

Managing Director

Underwriter/Manager of Institutional Sales & Trading

Drew Kayner414-765-7331
dkanyer@rwbaird.com
Joined Baird in 1990

Drew Kanyer joined Baird in 1990 to manage the firm’s Municipal Underwriting department. Prior to joining Baird, Drew served as trader and underwriter for Firstar Bank for nine years. He handles the underwriting of more than 1,000 issues per year with a total annual par value of $15 billion. Drew received an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. Drew also is a member of Baird’s Fixed Income Capital Commitments Committee.

John J. Sangervasi icon: toggle

Managing Director

Taxable Sales

John Sangervasi615-341-6010
jsangervasi@rwbaird.com
Joined Baird in 2000 

Prior to joining Baird, Jay was a Partner and Institutional Fixed Income Sales Manager for J.C. Bradford & Co. Jay received an MBA in finance and accounting from Vanderbilt University and received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Stephanie L. Warren icon: toggle

Managing Director

Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Warren414-298-2330
swarren@rwbaird.com
Joined Baird in 2003

Stephanie Warren is the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Baird’s Fixed Income Capital Markets group and is responsible for financial oversight of the business, strategic planning, recruiting, best practices and operational efficiencies. Stephanie also sits on Baird’s Audit and Talent/HR Committees. She joined the firm in 2003 and spent her first eight years in the Corporate Finance department prior to joining Fixed Income Capital Markets. She is a member of Baird’s ASCEND, Prism and Spectrum Associate Resource Groups.

In the community, Stephanie is vice chair of the All Saints Catholic School board of directors and serves on the finance committee.

Stephanie received both a master's and bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee School of Business Administration.