Bjorn Reigle rejoined PFM’s financial advisory business in 2016 as a director in the higher education practice in the Charlotte office and was promoted to managing director in 2019. He previously worked for a large Wall Street Investment Bank in their Higher Education Group working with borrowers on capital raising strategies. As a member of the higher education team at PFM he brings over 15 years of higher education experience as both an investment banker and financial advisor.
Throughout his career he has worked with higher education borrowers in the Southern United States working on over $6 billion of debt transactions. Bjorn advises his clients on a broad range of capital markets related services such as capital structure evaluation, risk assessment and management, debt capacity analysis, operating pro-forma analysis and rating agency strategy. During his career, he has assisted his clients on developing strategies that involve recapitalizing existing debt portfolios, funding new capital needs, and evaluating alternative finance delivery models. Over his career he has worked with large public and private research universities, small liberal arts colleges as well as independent colleges. He has most recently worked with Georgia Institute of Technology, University of South Carolina, Washington and Lee University, Georgia State University, West Virginia University, and Furman University.