Staff & Board

John Shehadi

John Shehadi CIPMA, Chairman

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 327
jshehadi@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mr. Shehadi is Chairman of Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., and a Certified Independent Public Finance Advisor (CIPFA).

Mr. Shehadi graduated from the Wharton School of Business and Finance of the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and received a Bachelor of Economics degree with a double major in Finance and Urban Studies.

Prior to joining Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in 1980, he was employed by the Onondaga County Budget Office for a period of seven years. His responsibilities were involved in the debt management and financial planning for the County's capital program and oversight of department budgets primarily in the financial and public works areas.

As a representative for Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., Mr. Shehadi has assisted over 400 municipalities and school districts involved in the financing of $6 billion of temporary and permanent financing. Mr. Shehadi serves on the Board of Governors of the New York State Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and is Vice Chair of its Central Regional Council. He is also an associate member of the New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS), the Central New York Chapter of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) and a member of the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA).

In addition to his full-time position at Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., Mr. Shehadi has served part-time in the appointed position of Commissioner of Finance for the Town of Clay since March of 1978. In this position, he oversees the Town's financial matters including accounting, auditing, finance and investments.

Mark Vislosky

Mark Vislosky CIPMA, CEO

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 324
mvislosky@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mr. Vislosky is Chief Executive Officer of Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc.  He is a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA) and registered Municipal Advisor with the MSRB.  As CEO, Mr. Vislosky oversees the daily management and strategic planning for the firm.  He continues to provide advice to clients, some of which have been with him for nearly 30 years.

Mr. Vislosky received a BA degree with a major in Accounting from Niagara University. He started with the firm in 1985 and has served as Municipal Advisor to hundreds of local governments, including Counties, Cities, Towns, Villages, School Districts, Special Districts and Authorities.

Mr. Vislosky’s professional associations include: the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO), the Central New York Chapter of the NYSASBO, the New York State Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and a member of the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA).

Mr. Vislosky has also climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, Run with the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain and brews his own beer.

Jeanine Rodgers Caruso

Jeanine Rodgers Caruso CIPMA, MBA, President

T: (518) 541-3861
jcaruso@fiscaladvisors.com

Capital District Region Office

Ms. Caruso is a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA), President of Fiscal Advisors, and the immediate past president of the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA).  As the President of NAMA, Ms. Caruso frequently traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with SEC, MSRB and legislative leaders regarding the regulation of municipal advisors.  She has been a participant in the MSRB’s “Municipal Market Roundtable” and frequently quoted in The Bond Buyer

During her nearly thirty year career, Ms. Caruso has been personally involved in the planning and structuring of several billion dollars of financings. Prior to joining Fiscal Advisors in 1998, Ms. Caruso was Associate Vice President-Investment Banking at First Albany Corporation where she worked with municipalities, authorities, higher educational institutions, health care, not-for-profit and IDA clients to successfully underwrite their bond issues. In addition, she was a Senior Bond Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service where she provided ratings for hundreds of municipalities, school districts and revenue bond issuers.

Ms. Caruso earned an MBA degree in Financial Management from the Lubin Graduate School of Business at Pace University (NYC) and a B.A. degree in Communications with minors in Business Administration and Computer Science from the State University of New York (Albany).  Ms. Caruso is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), and both the Capital Region and Adirondack Chapters of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO).

Christine M. Crowley

Christine M. Crowley CIPMA, Municipal Advisor, Vice President

T: (315) 752-0051 Ext. 326
ccrowley@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Ms. Crowley joined Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in 1999 and is a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA). She received her Bachelor of Science degree, in 1999, with a major in Finance and a concentration in Economics from the State University of New York at Oswego.

Since joining Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., Ms. Crowley has assisted in the issuance of over $4 billion of municipal securities for over 175 municipalities, school districts and public authorities throughout New York State. As a representative of the Corporate Headquarters Office, she has structured and coordinated the marketing of a considerable number of bond, note and lease issuances providing clients with capital project and cash flow financing.  Ms. Crowley researches and compiles information necessary to provide refunding and qualitative analysis for the firm’s clients.  She has assisted over 100 clients with the issuance of advance and current refundings.  Ms. Crowley has also worked with issuances related to pooled financings, revenue bonds and tax sale certificates. 

Ms. Crowley coordinates the firm’s Continuing Disclosure Department, which provides the dissemination of necessary documents on behalf of the firm’s clients in order to satisfy the requirements implemented by the Securities & Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) in relation to Continuing Secondary Market Disclosure (S.E.C. Rule 15c2-12).

Ms. Crowley is a member of the Delaware-Chenango-Otsego and Central New York Chapters of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA).  Ms. Crowley has served on various committees through NAMA and currently serves as Secretary to the Association and serves on the Standards, Ethics and Certification Committee.

Ben Maslona

Ben Maslona CIPMA, Municipal Advisor, Vice President

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 332
bmaslona@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mr. Maslona joined Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in 2000 and is a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA). He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1998, with a major in Business Management and a minor in Marketing, from Ithaca College where he graduated with honors.

Since joining Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc., Mr. Maslona has assisted in financing over $8 billion for over 250 municipalities and school districts throughout New York State. As a representative of the upstate office, he works closely with clients on all aspects of capital project planning and debt issuance, assisting from the onset of a project through closeout.  Mr. Maslona has coordinated the preparation and marketing of a considerable number of note, bond and lease financing issues providing clients with capital project and cash flow financing.

In addition, Mr. Maslona researches and compiles information necessary to provide refunding analysis and qualitative analysis for the firm's clients. He has assisted over 125 schools and municipalities with advance refunding and worked closely with the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) on a number of other refunding issues. He also works closely with DASNY on new money serial bond financings for school districts and BOCES. He has worked on approximately 20 pooled financings since the program’s inception.

In addition, Mr. Maslona works in our Continuing Disclosure Department, which provides the dissemination of necessary documents on behalf of the firm's clients in order to satisfy the requirements implemented by the Securities & Exchange Commission in relation to Continuing Secondary Market Disclosure Filing.

Mr. Maslona is a member of the Delaware-Chenango-Otsego, Central New York and Northern New York Chapters of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA) and the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Kelly Lathan

Kelly Lathan

T: (585) 502-5010
klathan@fiscaladvisors.com

Western NY Region Office

Natalie Mousaw

Natalie Mousaw CIPMA, Senior Analyst

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 325
nmousaw@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Ms. Mousaw joined Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in December 2003 and is a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA), acting as a representative of the Corporate Headquarters Office. Prior to joining Fiscal Advisors Ms. Mousaw worked in the Security Servicing Department at The Bank of New York.

She currently assists with coordinating the preparation of Official Statements and marketing note and bond issues providing clients with capital project financing which includes finalization of bid proposals and delivery of proceeds. In addition, Ms. Mousaw analyzes cash flow statements and assists clients with cash flow financing. She also works with clients by analyzing outstanding bond issues to identify refunding opportunities in order to provide present value savings.

Ms. Mousaw also assists the Continuing Disclosure Department which provides the dissemination of necessary documents on behalf of the firm's clients in order to satisfy the requirements implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission in relation to Continuing Secondary Market Disclosure Filing.

Ms. Mousaw is a member of the Central New York Chapter of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA).

In 2002, Ms. Mousaw earned a Bachelor of Science degree from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York.

Keith Korycinski

Keith Korycinski CIPMA, Analyst

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 342
kkorycinski@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mr. Korycinski joined Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in 2007 and is a Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA).  In 2003, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology.

As a representative of the Corporate Headquarters Office, he currently assists with the marketing of bond and note issues, which include the preparation of Official Statements, finalization of bid proposals and delivery of proceeds.  In addition, Mr. Korycinski assists clients with cash flow financings, bond refundings, energy performance contracts, sewer exclusions, and the issuance of bonds through the Dormitory Authority.

Mr. Korycinski also assists the Continuing Disclosure Department which provides the dissemination of necessary documents on behalf of the firm's clients in order to satisfy the requirements implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission in relation to Continuing Secondary Market Disclosure Filing.

Mr. Korycinski is a member of the Central New York Chapter of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (ASBO), the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA).

Christina Kennedy

Christina Kennedy Client Administrator & Chief Compliance Officer

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 345
ckennedy@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mrs. Kennedy joined Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in October of 2011. She currently assists with the marketing of bond and note issues, which includes the preparation of Official Statements, finalization of bid proposals and delivery of proceeds. In addition, Mrs. Kennedy assists clients with cash flow financings, bond refundings, energy performance contracts, sewer exclusions, and the issuance of bonds through the New York State Dormitory Authority.

Mrs. Kennedy also assists the Continuing Disclosure Department which provides the dissemination of necessary documents on behalf of the firm's clients in order to satisfy the requirements implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission in relation to Continuing Secondary Market Disclosure Filing.

Additionally, Mrs. Kennedy is designated as the Chief Compliance Officer of Fiscal Advisors. She maintains and reviews policies and procedures reasonably designed to ensure the firm’s compliance with applicable FINRA rules, MSRB rules and federal securities laws and regulations.

In 2010, Mrs. Kennedy earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Economics and minors Mathematics and Business Administration from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

Andrew Schreyack

Andrew Schreyack Client Administrator

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 348
aschreyack@fiscaladvisors.com

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Mr. Schreyack joined Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in June 2015. He currently assists with the marketing of bond and note issues, which include the preparation of Official Statements, finalization of bid proposals and delivery of proceeds. In addition, Mr. Schreyack assists clients with cash flow financings and bond refundings.

Mr. Schreyack also assists the Continuing Disclosure Department which provides the dissemination of necessary documents on behalf of the firm's clients in order to satisfy the requirements implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission in relation to Continuing Secondary Market Disclosure Filing.

In 2015, Mr. Schreyack earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Economics and a minor in Statistics from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.

Mike Visconti

Mike Visconti Director of Accounting Services

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 337
mvisconti@fiscaladvisors.com

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Mr. Visconti joined the Accounting Services Division of Fiscal Advisors & Marketing in 2006. He offers our clients services in: Final Cost Report preparation, Capital Fund Accounting, accounting oversight, general ledger accounting, single and multi year budget preparation, monthly and annual reporting filing for State Aid and debt service reporting on capital projects.

Mr. Visconti has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 2006, with a major in Business Administration and a concentration in Leadership from Le Moyne College. He graduated with honors, Cum Laude; and is also a member of the International Honor Society in Business Administration, Delta Mu Delta. Mr. Visconti also earned an Applied Associates in Science, Business Administration in 2004 from Onondaga Community College.

Mr. Visconti is a member of The New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYASBO).

Michael Shusda

Michael Shusda Accounting Services

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 344
mshusda@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mr. Shusda joined the Accounting Services Division of Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc. in 2009.  He offers our clients services in Capital Fund Accounting, Final Cost Report preparation and assistance with Building aid calculations.

Mr. Shusda was a school business official for twenty-five years, retiring from the position of Assistant Superintendent for Management Services for the Baldwinsville Central School District.  He also served as business official for the Central Square and Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School Districts.  Prior to becoming a business official, Mr. Shusda was a math teacher for eleven years.

 Mr. Shusda is a member of the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO).  He has conducted numerous workshops for NYSASBO across the State on the management of capital projects.

Jon T. Bick

Jon T. Bick State Aid Advisor & Accounting Services

T: (315) 752-0051, Ext. 339
jbick@fiscaladvisors.com

Corporate Headquarters

Mr. Bick joined Fiscal Advisors and Marketing in 2016. His responsibilities at Fiscal Advisors include assisting school districts with capital project accounting, completing State aid filings, developing multi-year school budget projections, calculating multi-year maximum cost allowances and building aid projections for proposed capital projects.

Prior to joining Fiscal Advisors, Jon was a surety bond underwriter, underwriting businesses to determine risk and premium rates, generating quotes, ensuring payment and writing bonds. Also, he was the Assistant to the Assessor at The Town of Clay, where his duties included data collection, working with the general public both in person and by phone on exemption and assessment administration concerns.

Jon studied economics at SUNY Cortland and was member of the Delta Chi Fraternity. Jon also studied Business Administration at Onondaga Community College and Physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he was a member of the 2003 football team that reached the Division 3 national semi-final. Jon attended high school in Baldwinsville where he was a member of the football and lacrosse teams.

In his spare time, Jon enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Kara and dog Max. They frequently make trips to the family camp on Sixberry Lake where they enjoy fishing, hiking, boating and wakeboarding.