Welcome to Bradley Payne​

When it comes to capital financings, fiscal officers expect efficient and trouble-free execution. We see it as our mission to make that happen. Our goal is to guide our clients through the technical aspects of capital financings and help them achieve an efficient public finance solution.

what we offer

Bradley Payne distinguishes itself by providing independent, approachable and innovative financial advice

Our advice is big picture – whether a client is seeking a quick pro forma analysis, conducting a simple refunding, restructuring its entire debt portfolio, or looking to amend its existing credit structure, Bradley Payne works to provide analysis and advice that is relevant to the issuer’s unique financial position and operating environment.

Debt Advisory

Bradley Payne leverages decades of experience to deliver innovative solutions for our clients. We help our clients access capital for their projects through multiple tools including municipal bonds, bank loans, public-private partnerships and other options. 

Capital Planning

Our capital planning will assist you in making deliberate decisions about how to use your limited resources in meeting the infrastructure needs you know are coming. Whether it’s a new facility, upgraded equipment, or looming maintenance, it all can be planned and coordinated to better align to your needs and available resources

Economic Development

When it comes to local government economic development financings, we believe we are highly-regarded. We have the knowledge and skills necessary to help get these projects done.

Credits & Incentives

Bradley Payne guides clients through the complicated world of incentives.  Securing the best corporate incentives – and staying compliant so you receive your awards – is key to maximizing your bottom line.

building towards the future with Indian Hill School District

Featured Properties

Bradley Payne helps public school districts build towards the future by searching for the best financing solutions and pursuing the lowest overall borrowing costs.

Featured Properties

building the future


Leading Municipal Advisors serving local governments, K-12, higher-ed, non-profits and real estate developers throughout the Midwest.

Innovative solutions

Our broad range of experience spanning many types of financings provides us with the expertise issuers need in today’s ever-changing market.

Proven results

We believe our clients' successful results are reflected in the number of long-standing relationships we maintain.


We are an independent Municipal Financial Advisory firm. We are not tied to any bank or broker dealer. We have a fiduciary focus to serve our clients' best interests.

Strategic thinking

We strive to deliver custom solutions to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our advice to our clients is based on what we believe is prudent, for today and the future.

Quantitative methodology

Bond pricings establish your loan terms - structure, rates, and yields. Our quant team works to represent your best interests in these negotiations.

Clear communications

We boil down complex concepts into straightforward decision points for our clients and their stakeholders.

Team approach

Our clients have access to the full range of knowledge, skills, and abilities within our firm throughout every engagement.


With years of experience working with issuers and borrowers throughout the Midwest, we believe Bradley Payne’s Municipal Advisory team is what sets it apart. With backgrounds in investment banking, local government management, public debt management and credit & incentives, our team is ready to go to work for you. Working as a team, Bradley Payne’s Municipal Advisors and analysts coordinate effectively to pursue responsiveness and seamless account coverage. This approach allows us to be flexible when it comes to meeting our clients’ demands — whether that entails a prompt turnaround of an urgent analysis, or being available to present a topic to a client’s board or governing body on short notice.

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Sycamore Community City School District

Bonds were issued for new construction, improvements, renovations, and additions to the Sycamore High School facilities, providing equipment, furnishings, site development and improvements.

Westerville City Schools Modernization

Bonds were issued for the construction of new school facilities, renovation and improvement of existing school facilities, including safety and security improvements, and furnishing and equipment.