Capital Markets

Crews & Associates, Inc.’s Capital Markets Group provides excellent financing, underwriting and advisory services to our clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors. We solve the municipal finance needs of our clients by financing new projects, refinancings, debt restructurings and more.  Crews & Associates routinely commits its capital to guarantee the sale of bonds.

The Capital Markets Group offers issuers nationwide a full range of underwriting, financial advisory and analytical services tailored to the unique circumstances of each issuer or borrower. From the initial development phase of the financing plan to evaluating all structuring and financing alternatives (including options for credit enhancement), our bankers are experienced at developing all aspects necessary to successfully complete even the most complex transaction. Our devotion to the best interests of the client has resulted in numerous repeat engagements for our firm.

Crews & Associates has participated, in various roles, in financings in 49 states across the nation. We have also completed a significant number of municipal leases and private placement transactions. Our financings, underwritten for a variety of issuers and borrowers, include transactions for:

  • Commercial and Industrial Development
  • Government / Infrastructure
  • Water and Sewer
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Housing
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Retirement Facilities
  • Airports
  • Equipment Purchasing
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Streets and Drainage
 

Birmingham Capital Markets Team

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Montgomery

606 Clay Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

334.832.1988

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Crews & Associates operates a branch office in Montgomery, Alabama. Our Montgomery team works to help issuers in the southeast United States.

Our Montgomery team helps municipalities finance community needs by providing underwriting, financial advisory services, lease transactions and other financing tools. They are supported by a strong analytical and Capital Markets team that works from the firm’s Little Rock, Arkansas headquarters.

Crews & Associates is equipped to assist with financing goals in the areas of traditional capital markets, water and sewer, healthcare, housing, industrial development, elderly care, and more. The firm offers state-of-the-art financing services for transactions that are structured to their specific needs, including those involving notes, bonds and lease-purchase obligations.

Montgomery Capital Markets Team

Joseph (Jody) Bear

Managing Director

P: 334.832.1988
F: 334.262.3310
E: jbear@crewsfs.com

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Springdale

2863 W. Sunset
Springdale, AR 72762

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Crews & Associates serves Northwest Arkansas through the operation of our Springdale branch. Our Capital Markets professionals in Northwest Arkansas are assisted by a strong analytical staff in the firm’s Little Rock headquarters. Together, we’re helping municipalities finance community needs by providing underwriting, financial advisory services, lease transactions and a variety of other financing tools.

Our presence in Northwest Arkansas places these services in the heart of a fast-growing part of Arkansas. Contact our Capital Markets specialists in Northwest Arkansas or any of our locations for prompt, efficient service.

Springdale Capital Markets Team

Scott A. Beardsley

Executive Managing Director

P: 501.978.6385
F: 501.907.4158
E: sbeardsley@crewsfs.com

Dan Lovelady

Vice President

P: 501.978.7958
F: 501.907.4051
E: dan@fsbeardsley.com

Robert D. Wright, III

Senior Managing Director

P: 479.927.4123
F: 501.907.4140
E: rwright@crewsfs.com

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Little Rock

521 President Clinton Ave.
Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72201

501.907.2000

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Our Arkansas Capital Markets Group works from the firm’s Little Rock headquarters and from its Fayetteville and Springdale branches. We structure new projects, refinancings, and debt restructurings for issuers in Arkansas and nationwide.

Crews & Associates operates as a wholly owned, non-bank affiliate of First Security Bancorp, a more than $4.48 billion Arkansas-based bank holding company with more than 70 locations throughout the state. Our affiliation with our parent company allows us to expand our relationships in Arkansas and equips us to be an even more valuable financing resource to municipalities, non profits and for profits in Arkansas and across the nation.

Little Rock Capital Markets Team

Scott A. Beardsley

Executive Managing Director

P: 501.978.6385
F: 501.907.4158
E: sbeardsley@crewsfs.com

Luke Brown

Senior Analyst

P: 501.978.7986
F: 501.907.4186
E: lbrown@crewsfs.com

David Downs

Analyst

P: 501-534-2303
F: 501-907-4057
E: ddowns@crewsfs.com

William Harper

Analyst

P: 501.534.2334
F: 501.907.4182
E: wharper@crewsfs.com

Marshall Hughes

Director

P: 501.978.7929
F: 501.907.4034
E: mhughes@crewsfs.com

Edmond G. Hurst

Senior Managing Director

P: 501.978.7941
F: 501.907.4041
E: ehurst@crewsfs.com

Mark Killingsworth

Associate

P: 501.978.6353
F: 501.907.4053
E: mkillingsworth@crewsfs.com

Michael Lambert

Senior Managing Director

P: 501.978.7946
F: 501.907.4065
E: mlambert@crewsfs.com

Butch Lomax

Managing Director

P: 501.978.7915
F: 501.907.4018
E: blomax@crewsfs.com

Paul E. Phillips

Senior Managing Director

P: 501.978.6309
F: 501.907.4087
E: pphillips@crewsfs.com

Nathan Rutledge

Senior Managing Director

P: 501.978.7972
F: 501.907.4164
E: nrutledge@crewsfs.com

Tyler Schaller

Analyst

P: 501.534.2326
F:
E: tschaller@crewsfs.com

Russel Viegas

Director

P: 501.978.8694
F: 501.907.4057
E: rviegas@crewsfs.com

Mason Watson

Analyst

P: 501.978.6382
F: 501.907.4057
E: mwatson@crewsfs.com

Robert D. Wright, III

Senior Managing Director

P: 479.927.4123
F: 501.907.4140
E: rwright@crewsfs.com

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Columbia

9049 Bellwart Way
Columbia, MD 21045

304.292.6600

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Crews & Associates’ Columbia, Maryland office is essential to its Capital Markets and public finance operations – nationally and in the Mid-Atlantic States.

In Maryland, the District of Columbia, and surrounding states, Crews offers issuers, non-profit organizations and private entities the expertise of the firm’s public finance professionals. These industry leaders are skilled developers of financing programs of all types. Just as important, our professionals effectively market those financings to retail investors and local, state and national institutional investors. These capabilities allow us to secure the lowest possible interest cost for our clients.

Consistently, Crews is nationally ranked as a leading underwriter of municipal bonds; however, we are equally proud of our record of fair dealing, integrity, and compliance with all laws and regulatory requirements.

Columbia Capital Markets Team

Robert Steptoe

Director

P: 304.292.6600
F: 501.907.4179
E: rsteptoe@crewsfs.com

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Brandon

1417 Windrose Dr.
Brandon, MS 39047

(601) 506-0455

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As it grows, Crews & Associates is better equipped to offer valuable capital markets services to issuers across the country. From our Mississippi branch office, our professionals assist issuers in taxable and tax-exempt financings related to schools, housing, water and sewer, local and state government, healthcare, industrial development, and other areas.

From this location, Crews & Associates offers Mississippi issuers and borrowers a complete team of capital markets directors and analysts who are prepared to listen to their needs and to offer note, bond, or lease-financing programs structured to meet those specific needs.

Brandon Capital Markets Team

Greg McMurray

Director

P: 601.506.0455
F: 601.372.1253
E: gmcmurray@crewsfs.com

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Fayetteville

1165 E. Joyce Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703

479-927-4123

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Crews & Associates serves Northwest Arkansas through the operation of our Fayetteville branch. Our Capital Markets professionals in Northwest Arkansas are assisted by a strong analytical staff in the firm’s Little Rock headquarters. Together, we’re helping municipalities finance community needs by providing underwriting, financial advisory services, lease transactions and a variety of other financing tools.

Our presence in Northwest Arkansas places these services in the heart of a fast-growing part of Arkansas. Contact our Capital Markets specialists in Northwest Arkansas or any of our locations for prompt, efficient service.

Fayetteville Capital Markets Team

Scott A. Beardsley

Executive Managing Director

P: 501.978.6385
F: 501.907.4158
E: sbeardsley@crewsfs.com

Dan Lovelady

Vice President

P: 501.978.7958
F: 501.907.4051
E: dan@fsbeardsley.com

Robert D. Wright, III

Senior Managing Director

P: 479.927.4123
F: 501.907.4140
E: rwright@crewsfs.com

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Columbus

4449 Easton Way, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43219

(614) 934-1838

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Crews & Associates opened its Columbus, Ohio office in 2012 to better serve Ohio issuers such as cities, villages, townships, and counties as well as non-profit borrowers like hospitals, colleges, and universities. With the opening of our Columbus office, Crews & Associates now has capital markets professionals operating from offices in nine states.

Crews & Associates has a history of service and commitment to Ohio issuers, having participated in more than $1.5 billion of Ohio financings.

Crews & Associates is represented in Ohio by Rob Steptoe and Marshall Hughes, who are experienced public finance professionals. Rob and Marshall will work with more than thirty other Crews & Associates professionals in the development of bond, note, and lease financing transactions. This is the same team that has earned Crews & Associates a national reputation as a leader in the underwriting of municipal bonds.

Columbus Capital Markets Team

Marshall Hughes

Director

P: 501.978.7929
F: 501.907.4034
E: mhughes@crewsfs.com

Robert Steptoe

Director

P: 304.292.6600
F: 501.907.4179
E: rsteptoe@crewsfs.com

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Bryan Capital Markets Team

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Searcy

2531 West Beebe Capps Expressway
Searcy, AR 72143

501-207-6642

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Our Arkansas Capital Markets Group works from the firm’s Little Rock headquarters and from its Fayetteville, Searcy and Springdale branches. We structure new projects, refinancings, and debt restructurings for issuers in Arkansas and nationwide.

Crews & Associates operates as a wholly owned, non-bank affiliate of First Security Bancorp, a more than $4.48 billion Arkansas-based bank holding company with more than 70 locations throughout the state. Our affiliation with our parent company allows us to expand our relationships in Arkansas and equips us to be an even more valuable financing resource to municipalities, non profits and for profits in Arkansas and across the nation.

Searcy Capital Markets Team

Scott A. Beardsley

Executive Managing Director

P: 501.978.6385
F: 501.907.4158
E: sbeardsley@crewsfs.com

Marshall Hughes

Director

P: 501.978.7929
F: 501.907.4034
E: mhughes@crewsfs.com

Nathan Rutledge

Senior Managing Director

P: 501.978.7972
F: 501.907.4164
E: nrutledge@crewsfs.com

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Charleston

300 Summers Street
Suite 930
Charleston, WV 25301

304.344.1733

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Since 1994, Crews & Associates has served clients from their Charleston, West Virginia office. Our firm continues to lead all regional investment banking firms in the management of West Virginia bond issues.

As a leading underwriter and distributor of West Virginia taxable and tax-exempt bonds and obligations, Crews & Associates has served a broad range of issuers in the state. The firm has participated in note, bond and lease transactions that funded highway construction, housing, schools, college and university facilities, water and sewer projects, infrastructure, parks, and economic/industrial development.

Crews & Associates routinely commits its capital to guarantee the sale of West Virginia bonds. Since 2000, when First Security Bancorp acquired the firm, that capability has increased. As a wholly owned, non-bank affiliate of the more than $4.48 billion financial services holding company, Crews benefits from enhanced capital resources and additional staff. These benefits allow us to better serve clients in West Virginia and across the nation.

Charleston Capital Markets Team

Greg Isaacs

Senior Managing Director

P: 304.344.1733
F: 304.344.1812
E: gisaacs@crewsfs.com

Robert Steptoe

Director

P: 304.292.6600
F: 501.907.4179
E: rsteptoe@crewsfs.com

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Morgantown

69 Clay St., Suite 202
Morgantown, WV 26501

304.292.6600

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Crews & Associates has a history of commitment to the state of West Virginia and beyond. The firm opened its first West Virginia office in Charleston in 1994.  In an effort to build on our commitment, Crews & Associates opened a second office in Morgantown, West Virginia in February 2006. In addition to serving West Virginia clients, the Morgantown office positions us to provide financial services to more communities including those in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.

Issuers of municipal bonds benefit from the combined skills and experience of our veteran professionals in both Charleston and Morgantown. With additional support from our Little Rock headquarters, we provide effective investment banking services throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

As a leading underwriter and distributor of tax-exempt and taxable bonds, notes and lease transactions, Crews & Associates continues to serve a broad range of issuers throughout the region. Clients include state, county and local governments, public and private higher education institutions, hospitals and healthcare groups, water and sewer utilities, and economic /industrial development authorities.

Morgantown Capital Markets Team

Greg Isaacs

Senior Managing Director

P: 304.344.1733
F: 304.344.1812
E: gisaacs@crewsfs.com

Robert Steptoe

Director

P: 304.292.6600
F: 501.907.4179
E: rsteptoe@crewsfs.com

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Baton Rouge

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Through our Capital Markets professionals, Crews & Associates has served Louisiana’s municipal bond issuers for more than twenty years. The firm’s service to Louisiana issuers includes the development and sale of tax-exempt and taxable transactions.

Through our history of service and our renewed presence in the state, we show our continuing commitment to the financing needs of Louisiana.

Baton Rouge Capital Markets Team

Michael Lambert

Senior Managing Director

P: 501.978.7946
F: 501.907.4065
E: mlambert@crewsfs.com

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