Mr. Carey is Managing Director, Native American Banking, New York
Jeff Carey is the senior banker covering Native American tribal governments and their enterprises in banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Highlights of his work in Indian Country include:
• Over $ 14 billion of executed Tribal financing – bonds, bank facilities, direct loans.
• Tribal financings involving both taxable and tax-exempt series and senior and subordinate liens, including BIA (now DOI) guaranteed loans and related certificates of participation
• Six investment grade tribal credits by the largest credit rating agencies
• The first tribal bond issue sold with favorable CRA investment eligibility
• Advocacy for Tribes and their enterprises with numerous states, U.S. Departments of Transportation, Interior, and Treasury, and Congress.
• The execution of multiple Tribal Economic Development Bonds (TEDs)
Mr. Carey is currently working on financings for numerous tribal nations and their enterprises, totaling over $1.2 billon.
Since joining legacy Merrill Lynch in 1979, Mr. Carey has held numerous banking and management positions in Municipal Markets, Project Finance and Corporate Banking. Mr. Carey’s experience includes originating, structuring and executing over $60 billion in tax-exempt and taxable note, bond and refunding financings and derivatives for U.S. governmental units, authorities, agencies and special purpose entities. From 1996-1998, Mr. Carey worked in the Global Infrastructure Finance Group. During 1998 through June 2001 he was the co-head of the Infrastructure Sector of the Global Industries Investment Banking Group. Mr. Carey received his B.A., cum laude, from Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA) and his Masters (concentration in Public Finance), with highest honors, from Harvard University. He is a registered Securities Principal with FINRA and a member of the NBHA.
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