Public Finance

Look to a national leader for your public finance needs

When government, education, healthcare and senior living clients need to finance important projects, they turn to a national leader. With our local expertise and distribution strength, we’ll help your community meet its financing needs.  

Contacts

Frank Fairman
Head of Public Finance Services
+1 612 303-6657
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Brad Winges
Head of Fixed Income Services
+1 612 303-2112
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Unique solutions for distinctive clients

Your situation calls for customized solutions, and we deliver. We never tackle your transactions with a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, we work with you to find financing that fits your needs. What's more, we take the time to guide you through the process of putting it together.

In 2015, Piper Jaffray was ranked the No.3 underwriter of negotiated long-term transactions nationwide.*

Areas of expertise

Because our public finance teams are experts in their sectors, we are able to effectively serve your organization and provide in-depth analysis of your market.

Our public finance professionals specialize in state and local government, derivatives, education, healthcare, hospitality and senior living.

Localized market knowledge

We are committed to participating in the communities we serve. That's why we provide a local presence in 34 areas across the country.

Our locations include:

Minneapolis (headquarters)
Albany
Albuquerque
Atlanta
Austin
Birmingham
Boise
Boston
Charleston
Charlotte
Chicago
Cleveland
Columbus
Denver
Des Moines
El Segundo
Hartford
Houston
Indianapolis
Jacksonville
Kansas City
Memphis
Milwaukee
Nashville
New York
Orange County
Philadelphia
Phoenix
Pittsburgh
Portland
Sacramento
San Antonio
San Francisco
Seattle
St. Louis
Washington, D.C.
Winter Park

Secondary market trading capabilities

We support our public finance platform with a strong primary and secondary trading effort. Through our regional trading desks, you have access to our underwriting, sales and trading experts who can work with you for investing in both taxable and tax-exempt fixed-income securities, including:

  • Fixed-rate bonds
  • General obligation (GO) bonds
  • Lease-backed certificates of participation (COPs)
  • Municipal bonds
  • Private activity bonds
  • Redevelopment bonds
  • Revenue bonds
  • Variable-rate bonds