Katie Koster is a Managing Director in the Investment Banking/Public Finance Department of Piper Jaffray & Co. and has worked in the field of municipal finance since 1994.� Her experience includes having served as Administrative Manager for the County of Riverside’s Land-Secured Finance Division, financial advisor, senior manager or co-manager for over $4.5 billion of tax exempt and taxable municipal financings.Koster’s focus is predominantly as Underwriter or Placement Agent for Piper’s city, county, and special district clientele throughout the west including the states of California, Texas and Hawaii. Her expertise covers a broad range of financial sectors and capital structures. A leader in her field, Koster gained industry recognition for her expertise in land-secured financing developing and implementing intricate workouts during the past two economic downturns in California.Recently, Koster was awarded the prestigious “She’s Our Hero” Award for her efforts chairing the Strategic Planning Advisory Committee which was tasked with developing a Strategic Plan for the organizations future growth. And she will be taking a lead role in helping drive the Firm’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives as Co-Chair of Piper Jaffray’s D&I Council with Piper CEO Andrew Duff.�Ms. Koster served as Vice President of Women in Public Finance (national) – 2015; Past President and Founding Board Member of the Women in Public Finance – Los Angeles Chapter, a member of California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO), the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Council of Urban Land Institute (ULI), and California Building Industry Association (CBIA).� She holds her Series 7, 24, and 53 NASD securities licenses.
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