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Echo Financial Products


All clients of Echo receive senior level attention throughout all phases of an engagement. Echo professionals have a proven track record of innovation, senior level analysis, integrity, and flawless execution in challenging market conditions. We invite you to contact us to discuss any of your financial needs.


ROBERT S. BAHARA, Managing Director

Experience:  Mr. Bahara joined ECHO in June, 2009. Prior to ECHO, Rob was Managing Director of Sovereign Securities Corporation, LLC. Rob joined SSC in April of 2004 to create a fixed income investment banking and advisory presence for the firm. SSC served as sole, senior, or co-managing underwriter or placement agent for the gambit of tax-exempt and taxable borrowers for a notionall amount in excess of $20 billion. As Managing Director, Rob was responsible for business development, transaction execution, and finance structuring including the associated documentation for issuers of taxable and tax-exempt debt securities. He has completed many diverse and complex transactions on both a public offering and private placement basis designed to achieve clients’ objectives. Furthermore, Rob has more than fifteen years experience with derivative structures and has successfully negotiated interest rate swaps, forward swaps, options, and float and forward float agreements along with customized solutions for the reinvestment of bond proceeds. He has been in the investment banking industry with notable firms for over twenty years, initially as an analyst.

Education:  Rob received a BS in finance and economics from the University of Scranton where he is also a member of the President’s Business Council.