CE Jones Consulting LLC
MSRB Registered Municipal Advisor
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Building the Most Efficient Innovative Finance Structures
CE Jones Consulting LLC is an MSRB Registered Municipal Advisor incorporated in the state of New York. The firm is a woman-owned financial advisory specializing in innovative finance solutions for public infrastructure projects. I advise federal, state, and local governments and Public-Private Partnership borrowers in the analysis, structuring, and execution of Public-Private Partnerships (“P3’s), project financings, and general government loans.
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I have unique experience in project finance and a demonstrated history of negotiating large, complex project financings by employing a variety of innovative solutions. Additionally, I have strong communication skills and the ability to present highly complicated financing structures in an understandable manner.
I am regarded for creative and pragmatic problem-solving and the proven ability to bring to financial close difficult transactions involving the disparate interests of both domestic and international partners.
Cheryl E. Jones, a Financial Specialist with the expertise you can trust
I have more than 40 years of experience in financing significant government and P3 projects. For more than 17 years, I served as Senior Financial Policy Advisor to the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Credit Program, Build America Bureau, USDOT. In that capacity, I was the lead government negotiator and underwriter for 22 closed financings including the only sale of a TIFIA loan. I closed over $9.6 billion in TIFIA direct loans providing financing for over $31 billion of nationally significant infrastructure. Over the course of my 25 year career in public finance prior to TIFIA, I served as senior manager or financial advisor for over $10 billion of tax-exempt and taxable securities for transportation, real estate, economic development, education, water and sewer, public power, and general government issuers.
My work with the TIFIA Credit Program included government lending to many marquee P3 projects that received acclaim within the industry. These included:
I was also the lead underwriter for the federal government in lending to significant public financings such as the following:
Prior to the TIFIA Office of the USDOT, my experience included progressive advancements from Associate to Managing Director in Public Finance at major Wall Street firms. I worked on many innovative, complex assignments including:
I hold an MBA in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and an EdM concentrating on government management from Harvard University. For most of my career I held Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7, 53, and 63 Registrations.
Currently, I hold FINRA Series 50 Registration.
I am also a member of Women in Infrastructure (WIN), and the New York Municipal Forum.