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Finance Team Partners

The Authority has worked with many finance team partners and is happy to work with your organization to select the partners that best fit your needs. Some of our finance team partners include:

Municipal Advisor

Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC
380 Jackson Street, Suite 300
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-223-3000
bakertilly.com/specialties/municipal-advisory

Bond CounSEL

McGrann, Shea, Carnival, Straughn & Lamb Chartered
800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 2600
Minneapolis, MN 55402-7035
Phone: 612-338-2525
mcgrannshea.com

Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street, Suite 700
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 1-800-496-6789
fryberger.com

Kennedy & Graven, Chartered
470 U.S. Bank Plaza
200 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 1-800-788-8201
kennedy-graven.com

Dorsey & Whitney LLP
50 South Sixth Street, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55402-1498
Phone: 612-340-2600
dorsey.com

Kutak Rock
60 South Sixth Street, Suite 3400
Minneapolis, MN 55402-4018
Phone: 612-334-5000
kutakrock.com

Underwriters

Underwriters of Authority bond and note issues are selected in collaboration between the Authority and the borrower school. Underwriters are typically engaged following a request for proposal process coordinated by the Authority and the borrower school. Selection of the underwriter is ultimately the responsibility of the borrower school.

Arbitrage Rebate Calculations:

The Authority has engaged Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC to provide this service at a discounted rate to its borrowers, however this does not mean that your organization is required to use Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC.

Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC
380 Jackson Street, Suite 300
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-223-3000
bakertilly.com/specialties/municipal-advisory

Private Placement Banks

Private Placement Banks of Authority note issues are selected in collaboration between the Authority and the borrower school. Private Placement Banks are typically engaged following a request for proposal process coordinated by the Authority and the borrower school. Selection of the Private Placement Bank is ultimately the responsibility of the borrower school.

Other

The Authority also provides assistance in the selection of other experienced finance team partners including:

  • Trustees
  • Verification Agents
  • Rebate Agents
  • Investment Advisor/Escrow Provider
  • Credit Rating Agency