Darren joined PFM in 2015 and serves as financial advisor to municipal entities in the Western U.S. focusing on public utility, state and local governments and transportation finance. Darren’s experience includes assisting his clients in the development and execution of long-term financial plans as well as assisting his clients in accessing both the private and public capital markets involving fixed and floating rate securities, interim financing products, and derivatives, among others.
Over his career he has worked with a variety of sectors including mass transit, public power, state and local governments, public power and water and wastewater, including others. Darren is also familiar with federal loan and grant programs having assisted his clients in securing low-cost financing through programs such as TIFIA and WIFIA. Darren has also assisted his clients in developing cost-effective interim financing solutions from commercial paper and lines of credit, to bank bridge financings and TIFIA Bond Anticipation Notes.
Before joining PFM, Darren spent over a decade as an investment banker, completing over $30 billion of transactions including public utility revenue bonds, sales tax revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, certificates of participations, tax and revenue anticipation notes, variable rate bonds.