Public Finance North Carolina


380 Knollwood Street
Suite 440
Winston-Salem, NC 27103


6000 Fairview Road
Suite 1100
Charlotte, NC 28210

Ryan MaherRyan Maher
Managing Director

Ryan has over 20 years of experience in public finance. Since joining Baird in 2009, he has served as lead banker on more than 75 senior and sole managed financings providing over $1.5 billion in funding for public projects. Ryan has extensive experience serving issuers in North Carolina and Virginia with municipal underwriting services. His financing experience encompasses all solution types, including fixed-rate, variable-rate and derivatives-based structures which include new money and refunding transactions for state and local governments, water and sewer systems, higher education and economic development projects. He also served as senior managing underwriter for a financing that was awarded the 2013 Southeast Region Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer. Ryan received a Bachelor of Science degree in business and finance from North Carolina State University.