Robert Vail

Senior Vice President
Bernardi Securities, Inc.
20 S. Clark, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60603, US map

Robert Vail

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  • IGFOA member since 2018
  • Affiliated with Chicago Metro Chapter

Bob joined the firm in 1998 and manages the Public Finance Department and the municipal bond underwriting team. He has assisted numerous municipalities, counties, school districts, and park districts throughout Illinois with their financing, refinancing and debt restructuring needs. He has worked on over 450 negotiated municipal bond transactions for Illinois Local Governments with a total par amount of approximately $1.825 billion since 1998.  Municipal clients Bob has served, include the Villages of Barrington, Lemont, Oak Lawn, Round Lake and Bourbonnais and the Cities of O’Fallon, Waukegan, Kankakee and Sterling.  He has extensive knowledge in advanced and current refunding bond issues, alternate revenue source bonds, enterprise system revenue issues, and debt and levy structuring.

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About Bernardi Securities, Inc.

Bernardi Securities, Inc. is a municipal bond speciality firm and offers a full range of bond underwriting services to Illinois municipalities including capital needs financing and debt refinancing.

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