California Public Finance

The right partner to realize your vision


The California city and local government financing team at Piper Sandler is consistently one of the top underwriters of California municipal bond issues, based on the number of transactions completed per year. We work with communities of all sizes on a variety of financing types, including: Community Facilities Districts and Assessment Districts, City General Fund Financings, Pension Obligation Bonds, Infrastructure & Economic Development, Successor Agency Refundings, Water, Sewer and Electric Revenue Financings, Revolving Funds and Pooled Financings, Environmentally Sustainable Projects.

Public Finance Market Update Call:

Given the selloff in the bond market since the week of February 16th Piper Sandler will present a market update on the Treasury and municipal bond markets and the ramifications in the new issue marketplace.

Please join us on March 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. PST
To participate, please use the following dial-in information:
Participant Event Plus Dial-in Number: (866) 891-1768
Conference ID: 5099811


If you are not on our mailing list please send requests to be added to For all other questions please contact Mark Adler.

Recent Highlighted Transactions

description here description here

Piper Sandler & Co. partners with the California Municipal Finance Authority to bring you BOLD, a land development financing program offered by the California Municipal Finance Authority (CMFA) that allows for the financing of public infrastructure and impact fees for development projects through the use of a Community Facilities District (CFD). CMFA will pool eligible borrower CFD obligations into a single-pooled bond issue or provide funding on a stand-alone basis.

Piper Sandler Water & Wastewater Funding Group serves a range of clients in California and across the U.S. including SRFs, wholesale and retail utility providers, combined utilities, stand-alone utilities, and projects involving combinations of local, SRF, USDA and WIFIA funding. Since 2014, we have advised, placed, and senior managed 496 utility issues. Our team has the expertise to guide you to the most efficient resources to finance your projects.


Mark Adler
Managing Director
+1 310 297-6010
Email | Biography

Dennis McGuire
Managing Director
+1 916 361-6520
Email | Biography

Ralph Holmes
Managing Director
+1 415 616-1720

Renee Vancho
Vice President
+1 949 494-6115
Email | Biography

Tony Rapista
Vice President
+1 310 297-6031
Email | Biography

Greg Swartz
Sr. Vice President
+1 602 808-5420
Email | Biography