Greg Garfield - Principal
Swisher Garfield Traub Development principal Mr. Garfield has gained a broad and deep base of experience in the financing, development, design, construction and operations of essential facilities of many property types for the public sector over the past decade.
His broad scope of responsibilities includes working with our investment banking partners and attorneys to engineer ownership and financing structures for developments. Mr. Garfield also negotiates project documents and agreements and leads problem solving of political, legal and financial issues for clients and their essential developments. He also collaborates with our design and construction team members to program, design "value-engineer" and price facilities, participates in the preparation of operating pro formas and performs financial and investment analysis and due diligence. Mr. Garfield also has overall responsibility for the company's marketing efforts.
Mr. Garfield's experience includes participation in the development of 17 properties and the structuring and placement of more than $270 million in debt and equity for creative public/private developments for Swisher Garfield Traub's clients. His ownership and structuring expertise includes public/private partnerships utilizing conventional debt and equity, long-term fixed and variable rate bonds and certificates of participation for lease-purchase and installment sale financings and highly complex project financings, including tax-exempt revenue bond financings for headquarters hotels and other facility types.
Prior to joining Swisher Garfield Traub Development, Mr. Garfield worked for McCall, McBride & Lancaster, Inc., a financial consulting and management advisory firm with clients ranging from major law firms to real estate developers.
Mr. Garfield received his BA with honors from the University of North Texas.