Katie Koster

Managing Director
Public Finance Investment Banking

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Katie Koster

Katie Koster is a managing director and member of the local government and large issuer practices within the public finance group at Piper Sandler and co-chair of Piper Sandler’s Diversity & Inclusion Council. She primarily serves state and local governments, school districts and special districts. Having structured and sold more than $4.5 billion of financings for a variety of credits and municipal issuers, her expertise lies in land secured, tax increment and general city financings.

She began her career, which includes more than 20 years of experience in municipal and project finance, in the public sector serving as administrative manager for Riverside County, California’s land secured finance division. She was also financial advisor for a leading Southern California financing advisory firm and investment banker at Southwest Securities Company Ltd and most recently UBS Securities LLC.

Koster is active in a variety of industry associations including the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, Urban Land Institute and Women in Public Finance. She is also a frequent speaker on industry related topics for The Bond Buyer California Public Finance Conference and the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) Continuing Education Courses.