Public Finance

Providing innovative debt financing solutions to fund capital and infrastructure projects of government agencies, non-profits and other tax-exempt borrowers.

Our Story

With over 30 years of experience in public finance, Mesirow Financial has a longstanding tradition of providing unbiased professional service to a diverse group of public sector clients. We utilize a regional and sector-specialized approach when working with you.

Our regional bankers, located in four major cities across the United States, maintain the day-to-day relationships with our clients and coordinate their specific financial needs. When appropriate, sector specialists are brought in to provide in-depth expertise on a range of sectors.

Services We Offer

We work hard to understand your unique requirements and resources to develop efficient, forward-thinking financing solutions.

Sectors We Cover

In-depth expertise on a range of sectors including general government, utilities, transportation, education, non-profit and capital markets.

Recent Transactions

A proven track record of servicing successful plans for our clients.

Our Approach

Learn more about why our Public Finance team is the right partner for you.

Meet Our Team

When you work with one of our Public Finance professionals, you gain a trusted advisor and partner focused on providing you with the highest level of service and execution. Our bankers demonstrate strong market knowledge with a dedicated regional focus, backed by deep sector-specific expertise.

Featured Transaction

On March 9, 2016, Mesirow Financial priced as sole manager two series of general obligation bonds for the Sweetwater Union High School District. The $168.71 million 2016 General Obligation Refunding Bonds advance refunded the District’s General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2006, Series 2008A for debt service savings, while the $97 million General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2006, Series 2016B (the “New Money Bonds”, and together with the Refunding Bonds, the “Bonds”) prepaid and defeased the District’s 2013 General Obligation Bond Anticipation Notes and generated approximately $62.8 million in new money proceeds for school facilities improvements. The Bonds were rated A+/A1/AAA by Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch, respectively.

News and Views

Mesirow Financial Expands Its Public Finance Group with Three New Hires

Mesirow Financial is expanding its Public Finance group with the hiring of three new team members.


Mesirow Financial Hires Public Finance Banker in Indiana

Mesirow Financial announced today the addition of Greg Clark as managing director in its Public Finance group.


Mesirow Financial Hires Infrastructure Financing Specialist

Mesirow Financial announced today that it has hired Walter Kulakowski as a managing director in its Public Finance group.


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