Mid-Atlantic Public Finance

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Superior experience. Steadfast commitment.

The Mid-Atlantic Public Finance group is a hands-on banking team with a proven record of providing reliable results for municipal entities throughout Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and the District of Columbia. Our goal is simple: Provide clients with superior financial services while carefully monitoring market conditions and opportunities.

The Mid-Atlantic team has extensive finance experience in state and local governments, higher education, transportation and infrastructure, housing, airports, charter schools, and unclaimed securities liquidation. Additionally, our group is backed by the robust resources of Raymond James, a firm whose presence in the Mid-Atlantic area includes 665 registered representatives in 239 branch locations, managing over $49.2 billion in assets in 218,123 accounts. Raymond James consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally for senior managing underwriting.*

*Source: Thomson Reuters, based on total par amount (2013 – 2017)

Full-service Capabilities

  • Underwriting
    • Underwriting
    • General Obligation
    • Limited Tax Obligations
    • Water & Sewer/Utilities
    • Certificates of Participation
    • Higher Education
    • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
    • Airports
    • Housing
    • Healthcare
    • Master Lease Program Financing
  • Charter Schools
  • Private Placements
  • USDA Financing
  • Rating Agency Strategy
  • Economic Development Projects
  • Debt Portfolio Analysis
  • Pension Bond Financing Options
  • Investment of Proceeds
  • Financial Advisory
  • Derivatives Advisory
  • Unclaimed Property Security Liquidation

Team

Ronald L. Tillett
Managing Director, Head of Mid-Atlantic Public Finance
Richmond, VA
   
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James R. Johnson
Managing Director
Richmond, VA
   
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Sean E. Ekiert, CFA
Managing Director
Richmond, VA
   
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Chris Spelbring
Managing Director, National Housing Group
Richmond, VA
   
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George Pugh
Managing Director
St. Simons Island, GA
   
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D.J. Mehigan
Managing Director, National Airport Practice
Richmond, VA
   
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Matt Palumbo
Vice President
Richmond, VA
   
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Pam Allen
First Vice President
Raleigh, NC
   
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George Gordon
Analyst
Richmond, VA
   
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