Ray DiPrinzio

Raymond DiPrinzio is a Senior Vice President and Team Leader of the Infrastructure Finance Team at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. (SMBC). Based in New York, He is responsible for originating and arranging debt financing for infrastructure projects in North America. His twenty-six years of experience include project lending, investment banking and financial advisory engagements for a wide range of public and private use facilities and has provided funding for transportation, social infrastructure, environmental, energy generation, and telecommunication facilities with a particular emphasis on public private partnerships and Federal privatization. Among other engagements, he served as financial advisor to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program Office where he provided advisory services on seven TIFIA financings and successfully closed financings for the Departments of Energy, Defense, NIH and the IRS. His most recent financings include a new complex for McGill University Hospital in Montreal and the New Oakville Hospital in Ontario where SMBC acted as Mandated Lead Arranger. Most recently Raymond was Head of Project Finance at CIFG and has held senior project financing roles at Ambac, Scully Capital and Credit Suisse. Raymond holds a BA in History, with Honors, from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Columbia Business School. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Structured Finance and a Member of the Committee on Revenue and Finance of the Transportation Research Board, part of the National Academies.