Oregon State Treasury is pleased to welcome Jaime Alvarez as our new Deputy Director and Senior Debt Program Manager of the Debt Management Division. He will be working closely with the Director of the Debt Management Division, Jacqueline Knights, and the Debt Management Division team.
“Jaime is a great addition to our team. I look forward to our partnership in advancing the many strategic initiatives in Debt Management. Please join me in welcoming him to our team,” said Jacqueline Knights, Debt Management Director.
In his new role, Jaime is responsible for the managing, the structuring and sale of the State’s General Obligation bonds, Certificates of Participation, Tax Anticipation Notes, Lottery Revenue Bonds, sold in coordination with the Department of Administrative Services. He also leads bond sales conducted for the Oregon Business Development Department related to Industrial Development and the State’s Infrastructure Finance Authority (Bond Bank).
Jaime oversees the Division’s post-issuance compliance processes, including arbitrage rebate and secondary market disclosure compliance. Jaime brings extensive experience working in public finance, coordinating, and establishing capital improvement plans and public finance policies and procedures.
“I am very excited to join the very talented people of Oregon State Treasury. I hope to bring my past experiences and contribute to Debt Management and the State, as its needs continue to grow,” said Jaime Alvarez.
Jaime previously served as Division Manager of the Capital Management and Debt Management Division of the Finance Department for the City of Houston, Texas. In his capacity as Division Manager in Houston, Jaime worked on bond issuances for General Obligation, Combined Utility System, Airport and Convention and Entertainment credits. He has provided extensive reporting and analyses on policies, procedures, and master plans with both short and long-term objectives.
Prior to City of Houston, Jaime has held positions at The Bank of New York where he served clients in corporate finance and provided extensive operational analysis and account reconciliations; and at JP Morgan Chase Bank, where his role included working with corporate finance securities and coordinating client investments and collection and payment processing. Jaime has a M.B.A. in Energy Finance from Texas Southern University and a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Houston.
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