B. Jonas Biery

Business Services Manager
Bureau of Environmental Services, City of Portland, OR

B. Jonas Biery is the Business Services Manager for the City or Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, where his responsibilities include management of the sewer/stormwater utility’s budget and financial planning.  He previously served as the Debt Manager for the City of Portland, and has completed over 200 financing transactions including prior experience as both an investment banker and an independent municipal advisor.  Jonas currently serves as Chair of the GFOA Committee on Governmental Debt Management, and is a frequent presenter on public finance topics locally and nationwide.  Jonas holds both a BA degree and an MBA from Portland State University.