Tax-Exempt Bond Financing Veteran Brett Southworth Joins Greystone’s ATAX Affiliate

03 October 2022
Brett Southworth

Greystone affiliate, America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ: ATAX) (“ATAX”), today announced that Brett Southworth has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Bringing approximately 20 years of experience in tax-exempt bond financing, Mr. Southworth will focus on structuring transactions for clients in the seniors housing and healthcare sectors utilizing municipal bond financing and Greystone’s broad suite of debt solutions.

Mr. Southworth joins ATAX from Wells Fargo, where he served as Managing Director, Public Finance, Healthcare and Senior Living for three years working with clients on capital markets solutions. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Mr. Southworth spent almost two decades at Bank of America, most recently as a Director in Public Finance Healthcare and Senior Living.  During his career he has executed debt financing for U.S. healthcare and senior living borrowers, including rated and non-rated transactions, with an aggregate par amount in excess of $15 billion. His experience includes the origination and execution of both tax-exempt and taxable bond financings, bank placements, bridge loans, subordinated debt, issuer repurchases, derivatives and other financing products.

Mr. Southworth earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York City.

“Brett’s extensive bond financing expertise and deep relationships across the seniors housing and healthcare sectors will be an asset to the ATAX platform as we continue to expand our investments into financing for new and substantially rehabbed seniors housing and skilled nursing facilities,” said Ken Rogozinski, CEO of ATAX. “It’s exciting for us to expand our lending product offerings from multifamily to the seniors and healthcare space, and we are thrilled to have Brett helping to lead the way.”

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