Payson Peabody is Managing Director and Tax Counsel for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). He has served as tax counsel for the House Committee on Ways & Means and tax and trade counsel for a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee. He was also Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice from 2005 to 2007.
Prior to joining SIFMA, Mr. Peabody represented the Angel Capital Association, and he is a director of Peabody Corporation, a multi-family real estate business in Washington, DC.
He has an LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University, a law degree from American University, and he graduated with honors from Harvard University where he served as President of the Harvard Entrepreneur’s Club.