Michael Carlson

Mike is an Executive Director and heads the National Transportation Group at JPMorgan within the Public Finance Department. Mike began his Public Finance career in government, working for the County of Santa Clara, California. After a decade at another Wall Street firm, Mike joined JPMorgan in 2011 to deepen the firm’s transportation expertise and focus on working with transit, highway and bridge municipal clients throughout the country. Mike has a broad background in Public Finance, working with issuers in the State, Local and Infrastructure sectors on a diverse set of transactions. Specific to transportation, Mike has worked on many of the largest infrastructure projects in the Nation, including senior managing over $8 billion in Toll Bridge Revenue Bonds for the Bay Area Toll Authority’s Seismic Retrofit program. Other clients include the Arizona Department of Transportation, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Oregon DOT.Mike received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his MBA from Santa Clara University.