Baird's Public Finance Department is a major underwriter and financial advisor to public, private and non-profit entities nationally. Since 2008, we have added talent and industry expertise to earn us national recognition as the #1 Municipal Underwriter by number of issues according to Ipreo MuniAnalytics and Advisor or Underwriter to six of the last nine Bond Buyer Deal of the Year Awards since 2005.
Complemented by our strong and diverse institutional and retail platform that extends across the country, our focus of adding regional and sector talent has enabled us to grow and develop our depth of resources and expertise to serve diverse sectors and regions as well as larger, state-level clients. All while maintaining close working relationships with the local governments who helped build our reputation.
At Baird, we believe in a comprehensive team approach coordinated through the extensive expertise of our Public Finance bankers, support bankers and quantitative resource analysts (team of analytics serving the Public Finance platform nationally). This enables us to provide clients with expert advice, innovative solutions and outstanding service while promoting long-lasting partnerships. Our Public Finance professionals have diverse backgrounds in banking, government, law and business.