Charlie Visconsi joined Preston Hollow Capital in January 2018 as a Managing Director focused on transaction originations. Charlie came to PHC from Morgan Stanley’s Public Finance Group in New York City, where he was Co-Head of Public Finance from 2012 through 2017.
Charlie served as the Co-Head of Morgan Stanley’s Public Finance Department for five years through the summer of 2017. During that time, Morgan Stanley was a consistent Top Four negotiated underwriter of tax-exempt debt focused on a diverse client base for complicated financings. Besides his management responsibilities during his 20-year career with Morgan Stanley, Mr. Visconsi served as lead banker on over $40 billion of senior-managed transactions as well as over $3 billion of interest rate swaps. His leadership on recent landmark transactions includes the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s $577 million refinancing of DMV Bonds in September 2017, NatGasoline’s $252 million tax-exempt financing in April 2016, a $255 million financing for University Hospital in Newark, NJ in 2015 as well as a $827 million financing for Rutgers University to finance the acquisition of a significant portion of UMDNJ. He has been a consistent leader in the municipal market for the past decade, acting as lead banker on the New Jersey Turnpike’s $1.75 billion financing in 2009 – – the first benchmark Build America financing in the market. He also served as lead banker on the $963 million Dulles Toll Road financing which won the Bond Buyer’s 2009 “Deal of the Year”.
Mr. Visconsi graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Economics and holds a MBA from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business.