Matthew Challis is a vice president and member of the local government practice within the public finance group at Piper Jaffray. Since joining the firm in 1999, Challis has structured and closed 60 financings for 20 California public agencies totaling more than $550 million for a variety of public infrastructure and facilities improvement projects. He handles every aspect of a transaction and works on both long- and short-term financings. Prior to joining the public finance group, Challis worked as an investment executive focusing on sales and marketing of California municipal bonds at Piper Jaffray. Challis graduated with a bachelors degree from Loyola Marymount University and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California at Davis. He holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.
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