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Federated Investors, Inc. Announces Addition to Board of Trustees for Closed-End Funds

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. today announced that John T. Collins and  P. Jerome Richey have joined the Board of Trustees for Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund (NYSE: FTT), Federated Premier Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: FMN) and Federated Premier Intermediate Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: FPT) effective Jan. 1, 2014. 

John T. Collins serves as chairman and chief executive officer of The Collins Group, Inc., which manages a private investment portfolio and holds minority interests in several privately held companies.  Previously, Collins served as president and chief executive officer of Quebecor (USA) Printing, Inc.  Collins was formerly president of Semline, Inc., a printer and book manufacturing firm.  He previously held director positions with Bank of America and Fleet Financial Group, among others.  Collins earned his bachelor's degree from Bentley College.

P. Jerome Richey is currently general counsel for the University of Pittsburgh.  Richey previously served as chief legal officer for CONSOL Energy. Richey was formerly a partner at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.  He currently serves as president of the board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Western and Central Pennsylvania, as board chair of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and as a member of the board of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.  Richey earned his bachelor's degree and law degree from the University of Pittsburgh. 

Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) is one of the largest investment managers in the United States, managing $366.7 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2013.  With 135 funds and a variety of separately managed account options, Federated provides comprehensive investment management to approximately 5,900 institutions and intermediaries including corporations, government entities, insurance companies, foundations and endowments, banks and broker/dealers.  For more information, visit

SOURCE Federated Investors, Inc.

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