As a Managing Director, Mary Jane Darby oversees client relationships and assists institutions in developing and executing capital strategies. With over 30 years of public finance experience, Mary Jane’s technical expertise and market intelligence makes her a strong advocate for clients.
Mary Jane's career includes eight years with the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority (NJEFA), where she completed over 100 higher-education financings totaling over $7.1 billion. During her time at NJEFA, Mary Jane also coordinated efforts to address variable rate and insured products in the wake of the financial crisis across the 11 senior public institutions in the state.
Most recently, Mary Jane worked for seven years at Prager & Co., LLC, serving as Head of the National Higher Education Financial Advisory Practice that included clients such as Northwestern University, Rutgers University, and University of Nebraska. Mary Jane is a graduate of Lafayette College with a B.A. in Economics and Business. She is a FINRA registered representative and municipal advisor.