Brian S. Cooper

Brian S. Cooper

Brian is a principal and municipal advisor within the public sector practice group.

Brian is a veteran of the public finance and economic development arena and specializes in general obligation and revenue-based project financings. He consults on financial matters encompassing capital planning, credit strategy and debt issuance, as well as financial operations including budgeting, forecasting and management review.

  • Advises cities, counties, schools and authorities on the bond issuance process
  • Consults on economic development and tax increment financing projects throughout Ohio
  • Develops comprehensive plans of finance, credit strategy and capital planning models for municipal issuers
  • Leads capital market bond pricing efforts in Ohio

Industry involvement

  • Ohio Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Education Committee Member
  • Council for Development Finance Agencies (CDFA)
  • National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA)
  • State of Ohio Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM)

Community involvement

  • Affordable Housing Trust Board Member
  • Ohio Tax Credit Authority Board Member


Columbus, OH


Bachelor of Science in business administration
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
The Ohio State University


Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission