Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Public Finance
Mr. Vail joined the firm in 1998 and manages the Public Finance Department. Bob leads the municipal bond underwriting team. Bob is responsible for structuring general obligation and revenue-backed bond issues for client’s in both capped and non-tax capped counties. Bob has assisted numerous municipalities, counties, school districts, and park districts throughout Illinois with their financing, refinancing and debt restructuring needs. He has extensive knowledge in advanced and current refunding bond issues, alternate revenue source bonds, enterprise system revenue issues, and debt and levy structuring. Bob holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Kentucky and the Series 52, 53, and 63 securities licenses.