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Barton Withrow is a Director in Stifel's Texas Public Finance practice. He has 37 years of public finance and municipal advisory experience and has structured or reviewed more than 800 transactions totaling more than $70 billion. Mr. Withrow's specialties include the design and execution of complex financial structures. Mr. Withrow advises a spectrum of tax-exempt issuers including state agencies, higher education, counties, cities, school districts, special districts, hospitals, and housing finance agencies. Mr. Withrow is fluent in structuring all types of tax-backed and revenue transactions. He has a proven track record of providing direct and measurable benefits, including millions of dollars in increased revenues and cost savings. For example, benefits he helped identify and implement for one state agency include: $10 million of indenture funds released, $13 million in net present value savings using taxable refundings, a $32 million net gain on asset sales, $362 million in liquidity arrangements, and two rating agency upgrades. Mr. Withrow joined Stifel in 2019 through its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of George K. Baum & Company (GKB). Prior to joining GKB, Mr. Withrow was a senior banker at Raymond James, RBC, and Banc of America Securities (Managing Director). He also served as an executive for a real estate development company and led the verification practices at two "Big Six" accounting firms, where he founded structured finance groups at both firms. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A & M University. Mr. Withrow holds Series 7, 50, 52, 53, and 63 securities licenses.