Ms. Morrone joined Rosemawr as its Director of Research in December 2008. Prior to joining Rosemawr, Ms. Morrone spent over 23 years focused on municipal high yield investing and credit analysis. She was a sell-side analyst for 7 years at Bear Stearns & Co. and Lehman Brothers. Ms. Morrone subsequently spent 12 years on the buy side at Morgan Stanley Investment Management where she was a high yield credit analyst, problem loan workout specialist, and co-manager of high yield municipal funds. She later served as the municipal separate account portfolio manager for Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management’s ultra-high net worth clients. She was also a director of remediation for a municipal bond insurer.

Julie is an active member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, the Municipal Analysts Group of New York, the Society of Municipal Analysts and the Northeast Women in Public Finance. She is the 2017 recipient of the Freda Johnson Private Sector Award honoring trailblazing women in public finance. 

Ms. Morrone is the author of the “High Yield Bonds” chapter in the Handbook of Municipal Bonds and Public Finance. She graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Finance from New York University and received an M.B.A in Accounting from NYU’s Stern School of Business.