JEFFREY D. GARLAND
University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A.
Mr. Garland is the senior quantitative professional at Specialized Public Finance Inc. In this role, he is responsible for developing comprehensive financial models to analyze, structure and price transactions for the firm’s clients. Mr. Garland has extensive experience modeling multiyear capital improvement programs, preparing refunding/restructuring analyses and analyzing debt capacity for financings secured by almost every type of revenue stream. His clients include school districts, cities, counties, special districts and toll road authorities. Since joining the public finance field in 1996, Mr. Garland has structured over 1,600 transactions with a total par amount in excess of $23.8 billion.
Prior to joining Specialized Public Finance Inc. as a founding partner in 2008, Mr. Garland was a Vice President with First Southwest Company in Austin and Dallas, Texas. Mr. Garland spent twelve years with First Southwest Company where he served as the firm’s senior quantitative banker on financial advisory and underwriting engagements in Central and South Texas.
Mr. Garland graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business degree in Finance. He is a Series 50 registered Municipal Advisor Representative with the Securities and Exchange Commission.