Donald Peterson

Conference Speaker Bio


Donald Peterson

Managing Director, Raymond James

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Mr. Peterson is a Managing Director and co-head of the National Housing Group within Raymond James’ Public Finance department.  Mr. Peterson has been with Raymond James for 19 years, where he has served as a senior housing banker responsible for coordinating the structuring and pricing of single family and multifamily housing bond transactions underwritten by the firm.

Mr. Peterson has 23 years of housing finance experience structuring a variety of single family and multifamily housing issues. Prior to joining Raymond James in 2000, Mr. Peterson was an attorney with Kutak Rock LLP where he served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and special tax counsel on a variety of municipal financings, with specific focus on affordable housing transactions.  Mr. Peterson received a B.A. from Dickinson College, and a JD/MBA joint-degree from Duke University.