Mr. Robert Williams, Jr. is a Managing Director in the Public Finance Department at RBC CM. Mr. Williams began his career in municipal finance at Sutro & Co. Inc. in 1985 and has 27 years of investment banking experience. Prior to RBC CM, Mr. Williams worked 6 years as a legislative analyst for the Alaska State Legislature. Mr. Williams specializes in California city municipal financings, and has extensive experience with JPA financings, the Mark-Roos Act, and special assessment bond financing. He is the lead banker for the Statewide Community Infrastructure Program (SCIP) sponsored by the Californian Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA), which is a pooled assessment bond program. SCIP was used as the PACE model for California First, a PACE program sponsored by CSCDA. Mr. Williams is also co-lead banker for RBCCM to refinance the Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (PACE Bonds). Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and an MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School. Mr. Williams is currently registered with Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) with Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.
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