A Trusted Leader in Public Finance Since 1946.
For over 65 years, FirstSouthwest has been a trusted leader in public finance, consistently ranking among the top financial advisory and underwriting firms in the country. We set ourselves apart by steadfastly putting our clients first, offering them access to our vast resources and experience in public finance, corporate finance, clearing and capital markets.
FirstSouthwest serves as financial advisor or underwriter to a wide variety of public sector, non-profit and privately held entities across the United States, including cities, counties, school districts, special districts, states, state agencies, towns and utility districts, as well as airports, convention centers, healthcare entities, colleges and universities, housing authorities, industrial development entities, public power entities, sports venues, tollroads and transit agencies. Our history as an authority and innovator in public finance has garnered us consistent top rankings as an advisor and underwriter.
We offer a variety of services to complement our public financial advisory practice, and we customize solutions specifically suited for public entities. Our services include investment management, consulting, arbitrage rebate compliance and continuing disclosure services.
With advisors in 25 offices across the United States, we provide our clients with teams of professionals who have specialized sector expertise coupled with local and regional expertise. We currently serve more than 1,600 public finance clients nationwide. Our highly skilled and experienced professionals proactively share their specialized expertise, local knowledge and national perspective with each client.