Principal, NHA Advisors
Finance Advisory Team Project Directo
During a California public finance career that spans back to 1981, Mark Northcross has structured debt for nearly every kind of issuer and nearly every kind of revenue source legally available in the State. Mr. Northcross's career has also been focused on the interface between public finance and land development. He has negotiated public-private partnerships for the successful development of major mixed-use projects throughout the State. Since the early-1990s, Mr. Northcross has also negotiated the restructuring and workout of nearly $200 million in either defaulted or highly stressed municipal bond issues. He is a leader in negotiating joint ventures between different public agencies – with notable success in putting together bond funded risk sharing programs for cities, counties, and school districts in California. In the last year, Mr. Northcross has been putting his 35 years of public finance experience to work in developing ways of funding climate change infrastructure. He serves on the Bay Conservation and Development Commission's Financing the Future committee, and has made presentations on financing vehicles for rising Bay levels to both the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority and the County of Marin.