Missouri Education Finance

Committed to building a better tomorrow

Selecting experienced professionals with the ability to guide you through the process of issuing bonds and with the backing of leading resources is key to properly executing a comprehensive financial plan. At Raymond James, we not only have experience and resources, but we are also dedicated to providing innovative solutions, low borrowing costs and personalized service to school districts throughout Missouri from our public finance office in Kansas City.

Our team of bankers has more than 50 years of combined experience in public education along with 35 years of investment banking experience. We are backed by the corporate strength of Raymond James, which has provided services to K-12 school districts since the inception of its Public Finance division in 1979.


underwriter of K-12 school bonds in the nation*


offices and 208 employees throughout the state


public finance professionals in the Kansas City office


financial advisors nationwide


under management in 54,670 retail accounts in Missouri

Data as of December 31, 2022 unless otherwise noted
*Source: Bloomberg, based on total par amount
Past performance may not be indicative of future results.

Full-service Capabilities

  • Underwriting services
  • Financial advisory services
  • Investment of bond proceeds
  • General obligation bonds
  • Refunding bonds
  • General obligation capital outlay bonds
  • Energy efficiency project financing
  • Certificates of participation
  • Lease financing


Greg Vahrenberg
Managing Director
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Marc Krasner
Marc Krasner
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Dr. Allan Markley
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Dr. Mike Reik
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Kelli Manson
Vice President
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