Jessica Platko

Senior Vice President

Capital Markets and Investment Banking


Jessica Platko is a senior vice president in Mesirow Financial’s Capital Markets and Investment Banking group. She focuses primarily on supporting Mesirow Financial’s public-private partnership (P3) practice and expanding the firm’s presence in the emerging U.S. P3 market.

Jessica has a strong infrastructure background, and unique experience in supporting the full life cycle of P3s. Prior to joining Mesirow Financial in 2017, she served as client manager of Aon’s Infrastructure Solutions group, a global practice group dedicated to P3 where she established and led the Infrastructure Solutions offering in the Pacific region. Over the last six years, she has worked with top global developers on infrastructure deals in the U.S. and Australia exceeding U.S. $15 billion in project value.

Jessica earned a BA in in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Master’s of Business Administration in Finance, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She holds the FINRA Series 7 license.

Jessica is a novice surfer, intermediate tennis player and skier, and an avid world traveler.