McCarthy is based in the firm’s Milwaukee office, focused on clients in the healthcare and senior living sectors.
McCarthy brings more than 21 years of healthcare finance experience to Piper Jaffray. She joins the firm from Ziegler, where she spent 19 years as a public finance investment banker within the healthcare and senior living groups.
McCarthy has specialized in both hospital and senior living finance in the Midwest region. Within these sectors, she has completed more than 90 financings in excess of $3.2 billion for clients. McCarthy has worked with an array of senior living clients including nursing homes, assisted living providers and continuing care retirement communities. In 2009, a transaction led by McCarthy was awarded The Bond Buyer’s Midwest Deal of the Year. McCarthy earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Carroll University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Marquette University.
'We are delighted to add someone of Romy’s caliber to our team', said Steve Proeschel, head of healthcare and senior living at Piper Jaffray. 'She brings a great skill set and strong commitment to meeting client needs'.
Frank Fairman, head of Piper Jaffray public finance commented, “Romy’s hiring is indicative of our continued commitment to expanding our public finance platform. She’s a proven professional who will undoubtedly broaden our strong healthcare and senior living business lines.”