William R. Ferara is a director in Corporate & Government Ratings and a senior analyst for the Midstream and Merchant Power team of the Utilities and Infrastructure group within Standard & Poor's based in New York. Bill's responsibilities include covering the midstream sector, including most large master limited partnerships and pipeline companies. Prior to assuming the role of a senior analyst for the Midstream and Merchant Power team in 2007, Bill was based in London since 2003 as deputy team leader for Standard & Poor's European Utility team.
He has been a member of Standard & Poor's utility and energy teams since 1997 after originally joining the company in 1995. Bill holds an M.B.A. in Financial Management from Pace University and a bachelor degree in Finance from Manhattan College.