Sector Expert: Todd Hagerman
The Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico has hired Todd Hagerman as head of investor relations. He is the former managing director of equity research at Sterne Agee, where he led the firm's research coverage of the commercial banking sector, primarily focused on U.S. multinational and regional banks. Prior to that, Hagerman was head of regional bank equity research at Credit Suisse Securities (USA), where he focused on the regional banking sector. Hagerman holds a bachelor's degree in finance and economics from the University of Arizona and received his Master of Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Puerto Rico promises to do for Americans what Singapore and Hong Kong have done for bankers and businessmen from London. In this interview with The Gold Report, three experts with in-depth knowledge of the pros and cons of living and investing in Puerto Rico share what it is like on the ground for investors. InternationalMan.com Senior Editor Nick Giambruno and Casey Research Chief Technology Investor and Puerto Rico resident Alex Daley join Sterne Agee's Managing Director of Equity Research Todd Hagerman in clearing up some of the confusion about this "misunderstood" island and why the tax benefits for Americans make it "The Better Florida."