Managing Director, Dallas
Mr. Libera began his career in investment banking at Piper Jaffray and spent time with Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets before joining SAMCO Capital Markets in July of 2020. Mr. Libera has executed a variety of transactions, ranging from traditional governmental financings, tax increment financings, land secured debt issues and general real estate transactions. Mr. Libera is credited with creating an array of financial products and innovative financing solutions, including but not limited to, the Texas Infrastructure Program (“TIP”), Development Mortgage-Backed Securities (“DMBS”), Utah HOA Assessment Bonds, and Municipal Contingent Value Instruments (“CVI”) secured by Tax Increment and other municipal receivables. Mr. Libera is capable of handling every aspect of a transaction including credit review, evaluation of alternative debt structures, documentation, financial modeling, the negotiation of credit ratings and insurance commitments, coordination of the bond sale effort, quantitative analysis required to finalize the structuring of a bond issue, pricing and closing. Mr. Libera graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business, with a concentration in Finance, from Saint Louis University. Mr. Libera holds FINRA Series 7, 50, 52, 63 and 79 licenses.