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  • Michael I. Hanley


    Michael I. Hanley joined NW Financial in 1999 and provides the firm with his public finance experience and expertise. Mr. Hanley is actively involved in financings for several of the Firm’s major accounts.

    Mr. Hanley plays a key role at NW Financial serving as Financial Advisor and Underwriter for many of the Firm’s clients. He acts as lead advisor for an array of clients whose operations include affordable housing, solid waste, certificates of participation, water and sewer utilities, and redevelopment.

    Mr. Hanley’s has garnered expertise working on complex transactions. He has worked with many of the State’s most troubled credits. He has participated in hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions with entities that have no rating or ratings just above or below investment grade. His extensive knowledge of New Jersey’s municipalities and the challenges they face creates credibility in the marketplace that can only be achieved through closing numerous challenging transactions.

    Mr. Hanley has been an innovator in New Jersey’s public finance community leading a number of unique transactions including the first competitive capital appreciation bond sale and the first competitive forward option bond sale in the State of New Jersey and the first competitive convertible capital appreciation bond sale in the country. Mr. Hanley was able to complete a transaction for the Hudson County Improvement Authority that was secured by a subject to appropriation risk that was subject to the levy cap of a municipality with a below investment grade rating during the height of the financial crisis. Additionally, Mr. Hanley is the most experienced banker in the state structuring forward option transactions executing 13 transactions with a principal amount of over a half a billion dollars in the State of New Jersey.

    Prior to joining NW Financial, Mr. Hanley gained financial experience as a member of the National Dealer Services Team at Pershing. Mr. Hanley has an extensive public sector background including active participation in local and statewide political processes and affairs as both a candidate and a volunteer.



    Hamilton College

    Bachelor of Arts

    FINRA Licenses

    50 (Municipal Advisor Representative)
    52 (Municipal Securities Representative)

    Contact Michael at mhanley@nwfinancial.com

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    2 Hudson Place, 3rd Floor
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    P: 201-656-0115
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    617 Stokes Road, Ste. 4, #322
    Medford, NJ 08055
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    886 Vaughn Road
    Pottstown, PA 19465
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