Robert D. Poswalk is a quantitative financial analyst in George K. Baum & Company's Texas Public Finance Group. He offers more than 30 years of broad public finance experience, which includes multifamily housing, healthcare, K‐12 public schools, general obligation, revenue bonds, alternative energy and structured finance. Mr. Poswalk has participated in the issuance of more than $50 billion of various tax‐exempt and taxable transactions.
Mr. Poswalk offers municipal advisory services to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs – Multifamily Programs. His multifamily experience includes:
• Securitized 71 non-rated New York Housing Development multifamily bonds into a grantor trust and achieved an AAA bond rating
• Completed numerous multifamily bond transactions, including:
1. Loans to lenders program
2. Senior/subordinated bond structure
3. Low‐income tax credits
4. FHA-insured mortgage revenue bonds
5. Senior living and assisted living
6. Student housing
Prior to joining GKB, Mr. Poswalk was a Senior Quantitative Banker at Oppenheimer & Co. and managed the state of California account. At Oppenheimer & Co., Mr. Poswalk completed more than $20 billion of California state transactions and performed analytics and due diligence for senior/affordable housing, alternative energy projects and other structured transactions. Mr. Poswalk has also served as a Senior Quantitative Analyst at Banc of America Securities, where he performed the analytics on more than $20 billion of municipal transactions.
Mr. Poswalk holds a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.