Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Public Finance/Debt Capital Markets

Mike Bartolotta serves as a Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Public Finance/Debt Capital Markets for HilltopSecurities. Bartolotta is an industry veteran with deep experience in municipal advisory and municipal structured finance. He was vice chairman of public finance at HilltopSecurities’ legacy firm, First Southwest Company, where he served for nearly 20 years before joining Citigroup in 2015. At Citigroup, Bartolotta served in several capacities as managing director, including head of municipal banking solutions and head of the company’s public finance regions.

In addition to his previous role as vice chairman at First Southwest Company, Bartolotta is a former member of the PlainsCapital Bank board of directors. He is also a past chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s municipal division.

Department / Office Location
Executive / Dallas, Texas

Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Registrations and Qualification Exams*
Series 7, 24, 50, 52, 53, and 63.

*To become registered and licensed to offer securities, state and federal law require HilltopSecurities financial professionals to pass qualifying exams administered by FINRA to demonstrate their competencies for the securities activities they perform.