Andrew Mendelson

�Andrew Mendelson is a Director with RBCCM and specializes in project finance with expertise and experience, including: (i) P3 transportation financings for both greenfield and brownfield projects representing both the private and public sectors as financial advisor and financer (tax-exempt, private-activity, and taxable bonds; bank facilities); (ii) tax-exempt and taxable municipal banking for transportation and large governmental issuers; specializing in user fee (toll road and mass transit), transportation revenue (sales tax, gas tax) and P3 (demand risk and availability payment) financings; (iii) particular expertise with Federal programs such as TIFIA; (iv) sports stadium and arena financings representing sports franchises and governmental entities; and sports franchise acquisition financings representing franchise ownership groups.P3 advisory, underwriting, and financing mandates include Los Angeles World Airports Automated People Mover Project, Maryland Purple Line Light Rail Project, TIFIA Loan Advisor to Port Newark Container Terminal, Colorado I-70, Georgia I-285 & SR 400 Reconstruction, Florida I-4 Ultimate Express Lanes, Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement, Ohio Portsmouth Bypass, Goethals Bridge Replacement, Indiana East End Crossing / Ohio River Bridges, Virginia I-95 Express Lanes, Northwest Parkway (Denver, CO), Missouri DOT Safe & Sound Bridge Program, Tampa East-West Road, and Indiana Toll Road.� Recent senior managed toll road and transportation experience includes transactions for New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, and Texas Department of Transportation.� Andrew leads the project / P3 financial advisory team of the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) that has structured over $14.1 billion of debt between 2007 and 2011, including a $418 million TIFIA Loan.Andrew has led the development and structuring of multiple new indentures for large bonding programs and worked through the rating agency and investor education processes for the related new credits.� Recent new indenture/credit senior managed experience includes transactions for Puerto Rico Highways and Transportation Authority, Bi-State Development Agency (St. Louis Metro), Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (Tampa International Airport), and Clark County, Nevada Highway Revenue Bond program.� In the sports sector, Andrew has worked on financings for NFL, MLB and NBA transactions.�Andrew holds an A.B. in Economics (Suma Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa) and a B.S. in Systems Science and Engineering (Magna Cum Laude/Tau Beta Pi), both from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a MBA with specializations in Finance and Management (Stern Scholar/Beta Gamma Sigma) from New York University Stern School of Business.