William Reynolds has been brought on to the team at Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) to further expand the pool of experts available to clients. Mr. Reynolds has worked in public finance for more than 40 years. His background includes time spent working directly for city government as well as financial advisory firms.
William began his career in local government by working for the planning and redevelopment departments of the Oakland and Napa Redevelopment Agencies, and the City of Emeryville. He has also served at the Deputy City Manager of the City of Oakland.
His career in municipal finance includes service at several financial advisory firms including: EF Hutton; Sutro & Co.; Gardner, Underwood & Bacon LLC; Springstead Incorporated; and the Sequoia Financial Group. William has collaborated in the development of many innovative financing structures including: Public/Private Tax-Exempt Leveraged Leasing, Asset Transfer Sale-Lease Backs, and Variable Interest Period Securities. He specializes in capital financings and financial advisory services for cities, counties, economic development agencies and housing authorities throughout the West.
“Joining the UFI team is an exciting endeavor. Having worked in the municipal finance space for many years, I have followed their work and am eager to serve their portfolio of clients,” said Reynolds.
“William’s background in municipal finance is in lock step with our current portfolio,” UFI CEO Mike Busch commented. “He will be a strong leader for the junior members of the team and I look forward to the expertise he brings with him.”
Urban Futures, Inc. has been providing services to local governmental agencies for over 42 years. Recently restructured into three divisions – UFI Public Management Group, UFI Public Finance Group, and Isom Advisors – UFI offers clients a growing portfolio of services and industry expertise that might otherwise be out of reach. Over 300 public agencies have benefited from partnering with UFI. UFI is based in Orange, CA with offices in Walnut Creek and Bakersfield. Visit our website at www.urbanfuturesinc.com or call us at (714) 283-9334.