Jeff Cohen

Managing Director
Public Finance Investment Banking

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Jeff Cohen is a managing director and a member of the health care/not-for-profit practice and New York local government practice within the public finance group at Piper Jaffray. Cohen’s client base includes all types of not-for-profit borrowers including hospitals, nursing homes, libraries, colleges, YMCAs and human service providers. He has structured and sold more than $2 billion of financings over his career.

Cohen started his career in 1989 upon getting his Master of Business Administration degree. Upon graduation, he immediately started working as an investment banking associate at First Albany Capital, a regional brokerage firm in Albany, New York. Cohen worked at First Albany and its successor firms for over 25 years. He took a two year break from investment banking and stayed in the public finance industry when he worked for NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation managing NYS revolving loan financings. Cohen joined Piper Jaffray in April 2016.

Cohen continues to be active in many local and professional organizations including Hospital Finance Managers Association, Albany Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sidney Albert JCC and the North Bethlehem Fire Department.

Cohen graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and a Master of Business Administration degree from the State University of New York at Albany.