Senior Vice President
Prior to joining Raymond James | Morgan Keegan (formerly Morgan Keegan) in 2008, Mr. Aguila was with JP Morgan's Public Finance Department between 1999 and 2008. As an Executive Director, he served as the lead banker for several State of Florida issuers and clients and also served as the senior banker for Puerto Rico issuers and the Government Development Bank. Between 1994 and 1999, Mr. Aguila was a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets and its predecessor firms. Mr. Aguila has over 20 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience working with state and local government issuers throughout Florida and the rest of the country including: Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Florida Ports Financing Commission, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, City of Jacksonville, City of Miami Beach, and Broward County. Mr. Aguila's economic development financing experience includes tax increment financings for the City of Miami Beach's CRA, the City of Miami and for the Homestead Economic and Rebuild Organization (HERO). Mr. Aguila earned a B.A. in Urban Affairs from George Washington University and is a graduate of New York University's Graduate School of Public Administration. Mr. Aguila is a member of the GFOA of the United States and Canada and also the Florida GFOA. Mr. Aguila has served on the boards of Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, the Pan American Hospital Corp. and the City of Miami's Waterfront Advisory Board. Mr. Aguila holds FINRA licenses as a General Securities, Series 7 and Municipal Securities, Series 53.