Francis McKenna

Francis McKenna

Executive Director
Public Finance

Francis McKenna is the Executive Director of Public Finance.

His specialty is developing negotiated bond business in the Eastern part of the nation.

Francis has over 35 years of experience working as a Public Finance Banker at such firms as Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, Citibank, Raymond James and Roosevelt & Cross. He has spent the bulk of his career focusing on the major municipal debt issuers in the northeast including the District of Columbia.

Francis has served as the Senior Banker for issuers such as the City of New York, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, the New York Power Authority, the New York State Thruway Authority, the Empire State Development Corporation, the City of Yonkers and the County of Westchester.

Additionally, he has worked with most types of municipal debt issues including airports, water and sewer authorities, multi and single-family housing, health care, education, economic development, transportation, public power, not-for-profit, and general obligation borrowers. 

Francis holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Fairfield University in Connecticut and a master’s degree in urban planning from New York University.  In addition, he is registered with FINRA Series 52 and 63.