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Bond Counsels & Underwriters


D.A. Davidson & Co.

Contact: Nathan Summers
515 E Locust St, Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 471-2722 Fax: (515) 471-2702

D.A. Davidson has guided municipalities through financing their community-minded, capital projects since 1935. From planning, to debt issuance, to post-issuance requirements, Davidson offers knowledge, experience, and service you can count on. Underwriter. Placement Agent. A Leader in Public Finance.
Area Served: Entire State


George K. Baum & Company

Contact: Roger Edgar
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 283-5135 Fax: (816) 283-5326

George K. Baum & Company is an investment banking firm with an industry-leading municipal bond business and a strong presence in investment banking. Our clients include both individual and institutions, and we approach each one with commitment, energy, innovation and confidence. Our focus is on helping our clients achieve their goals. We do that by providing relevant products and services in every segment of our business. We are dedicated to combining quality service with integrity and creativity -- a commitment we have maintained since the firm was founded in 1928.
Area Served: Entire State

Gilmore & Bell

Contact: Joe Norton
100 North Main
Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 267-2091 Fax: (316) 262-6523

GilmoreBell was established in 1979 and is one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States. The firm primarily represents states, counties, school districts and other governmental and quasi-governmental entities as bond counsel in public finance transactions. GilmoreBell also acts as underwriter's counsel and bank counsel in public finance transactions. The Firm has an extensive tax and arbitrage rebate compliance practice and provides continuing disclosure compliance services to all issuers of municipal securities.
Area Served: Entire State

Kutak Rock LLP

Contact:  Joseph Serrano
2300 Main Street, Suite 800
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 502-4851

Kutak Rock LLP's reputation as a leader in the public finance area was built on our ability to devise innovative strategies for tax-exempt financing, as well as providing routine legal advice on a client-friendly and cost-effective basis. Listed among the most active bond counsel firms in the nation in annual rankings since such statistics were first compiled, we assist clients with all types of debt issuance and "pay-as-you-go" projects.
Area Served: Entire State



Piper Jaffray & Co.

Contact:  Dustin Avey
11635 Rosewood St
Leawood, KS 66211
(913) 345-3374 Fax: (913) 345-3393

Piper Jaffray & Co. is a full service investment banking firm which specializes in providing municipal bond underwriting and financial advisory services to cities and other governmental entities located throughout Kansas and many other states. Our firm, which was founded in 1895, has consistently ranked as one of the leading underwriters of municipal bonds in the Midwest and nationally. During the past five years, our firm has been involved in 265 bond issues in Kansas totaling in excess of $3.6 billion.
Area Served: Entire State

Raymond James & Associates

Contact:   Gregory M. Vahrenberg
1201 Walnut, 21st Floor
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 391-4120  Fax: (833-887-8729

Raymond James and Associates provides municipal bond underwriting and financial advisory services.
Area Served: Entire State


Triplett Woolf Garretson LLC

Contact: J.T. Klaus
2959 N Rock Road, Suite 300
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 630-8100 Fax: (316) 630-8101

TWG offers a broad range of bond counsel and public law services including municipal finance and industrial development finance. In addition to counseling municipalities on the financing options available for infrastructure and related public improvements, TWG advises both local government and industry on various tax incentives and financing tools available to promote economic development. Our philosophy is simple—provide our clients with the best legal representation possible in a prompt, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
Area Served: Entire State



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