Expertise


Our Public Finance team works with both large and small public and private entities – including municipalities, school districts charter schools, states, state and local government agencies and authorities as well as nonprofits, developers and colleges and universities – to create custom financial plans, manage debt and access funding via the public market or alternative sources to meet their long-term financial goals.

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Baird's Fixed Income Presence

Our Team


Baird’s Public Finance team is dedicated to meeting the long-term goals of our public, private and nonprofit municipal issuers through nationally ranked advisory, underwriting, placement agent and consulting services.

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National Rankings


Baird is a national leader among municipal underwriting firms ranking No. 1 by number of issues each year since 2009.1

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Select Public Finance Financings


Baird’s Public Finance team is dedicated to meeting the long-term goals of our public, private and nonprofit municipal issuers.

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City of Anderson (SC)
$20,425,000
Water and Sewer System Refunding
Revenue Bonds Series 2022
April 2022
Sole Manager

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Michigan Finance Authority (MI)
$48,895,000
Higher Education Facilities Limited Obligation Revenue and Refunding
Revenue Bonds (Albion College Project)
January 2022
Municipal Advisor

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County of Grand Traverse (MI)
$39,870,000
General Obligation Limited Tax Bonds,
Series 2021A (Taxable)
December 2021
Sole Underwriter

Insights & Commentary


Baird’s veteran Sales & Trading and Public Finance teams provide a broad range of fixed income solutions and insight to public, private and institutional clients.

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Build Your Career at Baird


Baird Fixed Income & Public Finance are core businesses within the firm. With offices coast to coast, we are focused on expanding our product expertise, services and reach throughout the country. But careers are really about people: Our clients and our associates. We ensure success by taking good care of both.

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1 Based on number of issues – sourced by Ipreo MuniAnalytics as of December 31, 2021. Does not include Private Placements or Notes.