Linda Byron


Linda Rau Byron has over 27 years’ experience in Public Finance.  In this role, she provides analytical support including analysis of program structures, cash flow modeling and structuring issues.  Ms. Byron has worked on tax-exempt and taxable financings including general obligation, certificates of participation/debt certificates, tax increment, industrial development, education, water and sewer, sanitary district and various other financings.  She has worked directly with issuers, bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, financial advisors, bond insurers, rating agencies, escrow agents, verification agents and investment contract/escrow reinvestment brokers and providers. 

Before joining Raymond James, she spent five years at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Incorporated; two years at First Union Securities, Inc. and nine years at Dain Rauscher Incorporated.  In each position, she provided analytical support to the Public Finance banking team. Ms. Byron attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Ms. Byron holds the Series 7, 50, 53 and 63 licenses.