Jonas Biery works for D.A. Davidson & Co. as a public finance banker and municipal advisor to local governments in the Pacific Northwest, and co-leads D.A. Davidson’s National Utility Team. From 2002-2007, Jonas worked for Regional Financial Advisors as an independent municipal advisor to local governments in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, and subsequently as a municipal advisor and investment banker for Seattle-Northwest Securities from 2007-2010. From2011-2015, Jonas managed the debt program for the City of Portland (Oregon),with lead responsibility for planning, issuance and management of the City’s$3.5B+ debt portfolio. From 2015 until September 2020, Jonas managed the finance, budget and business services of the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, the largest sewer/stormwater utility in the State of Oregon.
During his career, Jonas has managed approximately 200 financing transactions of various sizes, structures and security. From 2013-2019, Jonas served on the GFOA’s Committee on Governmental Debt Management, acting as Chair of that committee from 2016-2018. In 2019, Jonas served a term on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s Compliance Advisory Group. Jonas graduated from Portland State University with a BA and an MBA. He currently holds Series 63,Series 50 (Municipal Advisor Representative) and Series 52 (Municipal Securities Representative) designations.