Dedicated to public improvement through transportation financing

At Piper Sandler, we take a hands-on approach that very few firms can match. We work closely with issuers to understand specific needs and develop an effective financing strategy at the lowest cost possible. 


John Coan
Managing Director
Head of Transportation Group
+1 202 463-1966
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Experienced personnel

Clients who work with Piper Sandler can expect a skilled team with in-depth knowledge of the objectives, policies and risks surrounding transportation projects. Focused exclusively on transportation finance, our team has senior- or co-managed, placed or advised on more than $46.2 billion* in par from 2016-2020.

Longstanding relationships

Piper Sandler has a long history of working with state and local transportation authorities across the nation. Our relationships span not only surface, air and port issuers, but public private partnerships (P3) as well. Through our relationships, we’ve financed numerous transportation projects, including:

  • E-470 toll road
  • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission
  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Kansas Turnpike Authority

Geographic breadth

Our broad distribution capabilities are backed by the strength of public finance and fixed income offices nationwide. Additionally, through our Washington, D.C. presence, we closely monitor federal transportation policy developments.

Products and services

As a full service investment bank, Piper Sandler structures, manages and finances a wide range of financing mechanisms. No matter the market condition, we help clients finance transportation projects that help move your community forward.