Public Agencies

Our Fundamental Objectives


Public Funds investors face a demanding environment. Investment Officers, Finance Directors, and Treasurers must have their investments working continuously for them. Safety, liquidity and yield are fundamental objectives.

Higgins Capital has worked with Public Funds for over 3 decades. We provide our clients with suitable investments based on our thorough knowledge of California Code 53601, its related provisions and your Investment Policy. 

Higgins Capital is an independent Broker Dealer. Our clients consistently get competitive levels as We Shop the Street® to capture value through our trading with various dealers.

The principals at Higgins Capital are active in all aspects of Public Funds investing. They have been making educational presentations at California Municipal Treasurers Association (CMTA) workshops and Annual Conferences since 1986. Deborah M. Higgins is a member of the City of San Diego Investment Advisory Committee. She served three terms on California Debt and Investment Advisory Committee’s (CDIAC) Technical Advisory Committee on Investments, where she helped to author the Local Agency Investment Guidelines (LAIG). She continues to work with CDIAC on educational issues. Raymond L. Higgins has served as a member of the CMTA Board and as a member of the CMTA Educational Committee. He has also served as a member of the Association of Public Treasurers of the U.S. and Canada’s (APTUS&C) Investment Policy Certification Committee.