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National strength. New Jersey experience.

The capabilities of Raymond James Public Finance are national, but our focus is local. Our senior bankers have a long history – at the state, county and local government levels – of helping build stronger, more prosperous communities. By matching underwriting expertise with local insight, we work to achieve our clients’ financing goals and offer particular experience senior managing transactions for local, regional and county level issuers – experience that saw us ranked second in New Jersey for long-term negotiated underwriting for counties and county improvement authorities, fourth for local authority issuers, and fifth for local and K-12 issuers over the past two years.*

Raymond James Public Finance is consistently named a top 10 municipal underwriter nationally, a top 10 underwriter in New Jersey, and a top 5 underwriter of issues on behalf of local governments in the state.* Over the past five years, we have participated in over 200 financings statewide with a total par amount of more than $15 billion.

*Source: Thomson Reuters

Full-service Capabilities

  • Underwriting
    • General obligation
    • Subject to appropriation
    • Pooled loan programs
    • Capital equipment leases
    • Water & sewer/utilities
    • School districts
    • Higher education/county colleges
    • Airports
    • Housing
    • Healthcare
    • Master lease program financing
  • Private placements
  • USDA financing
  • Rating agency strategy
  • Economic development projects
  • Debt portfolio analysis
  • Investment of proceeds advisory


Amanda Del Bene
Amanda Del Bene
Managing Director
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Stephanie Lom
Stephanie Lom
Vice President
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