Mississippi Public Finance

Public Finance Market Watch

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Broad experience. Personalized results.

As a proven public finance partner for communities across Mississippi, Raymond James provides underwriting know-how and proficiency that leads to solid results. Our senior bankers help communities grow and prosper by listening attentively to our clients’ needs and then providing insight and expertise to help them meet their financing goals for projects large and small. Our senior bankers have developed close, longstanding relationships throughout the state and work to build confidence and trust throughout every transaction. Our deep commitment to our clients and Mississippi communities led to our ranking as the #1 underwriter in the state for 2016.

Raymond James Public Finance is consistently named a top 10 municipal underwriter nationally, and our commitment to Mississippi has never wavered. Since 1995, Raymond James has senior managed more municipal issues in the state than any other firm – more than 550 Mississippi bond issues with a total par value of over $7.4 billion. With the largest underwriting desk in the Southeast and over 80 financial advisors in the state managing more than 40,000 accounts worth $6.8 billion, we strive to provide outstanding service at the lowest possible borrowing cost to our clients.

*Source: Thomson Reuters

Full-service Capabilities

  • Underwriting
    • General obligation
    • Limited tax obligations
    • Water & Sewer/Utilities
    • Certificates of participation
    • School districts
    • Higher education
    • Tax increment financing (TIF)
    • Airports
    • Housing
    • Healthcare
    • Master lease program financing
  • Private placements
  • USDA financing
  • Rating agency strategy
  • Economic development projects
  • Debt portfolio analysis
  • Pension bond financing
  • Investment of proceeds advisory
  • Financial advisory
  • Derivatives advisory

Team

Lindsay Rea
Lindsey Rea
Senior Vice President
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Michael Goode
Michael Goode
First Vice President
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Reuben mcDaniel
Reuben McDaniel
Managing Director
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James Birdwell
James E. Birdwell III
Managing Director, Healthcare Finance Specialist
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Chuck Ellingsworth
Chuck Ellingsworth
Senior Vice President, Higher Education Specialist
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Reid Hamilton
Reid Hamilton
Associate
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Trey Casey
Trey Casey
Analyst
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Mary Morgan Gladney
Mary Morgan Gladney
Analyst
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