Wendell Gaertner

Mr. Gaertner has 20 years experience in Public Finance investment banking. Mr. Gaertner has experience in financing general government, quasi-governmental and privatized infrastructure projects.  Experienced in financing general government needs, he has maintained an emphasis on real estate finance with a specialization in financing the privatization of military assets including housing and lodging. His financings have included tax-exempt and taxable municipal bonds as well as 144A corporate debt in public, private and global offerings.  He has served as lead banker for Project Finance Magazine’s “North America Public Private Partnership Deal of the Year” as well as for innovative tax-exempt issues highlighted as “Deal in the Spotlight” by The Bond Buyer.  Mr. Gaertner received his undergraduate degree with General Honors from the University of Miami and a Masters in Business Administration from Stetson University.  He is a Registered Municipal Securities Principal and a Registered General Securities Principal.