John Mayeaux

Mr. Mayeaux holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, both from Tulane University. While at Tulane he earned the award for the top MBA student in finance. He is a FINRA licensed General Securities Representative (Series 7), Municipal Advisor Representative (Series 50), and a Municipal Securities Representative (Series 52). Prior to joining The Sisung Group, he worked in investment banking and commercial banking roles for several regional banks.

Mr. Mayeaux currently serves as Senior Vice President for The Sisung Group. His primary duties include serving as a municipal advisor with the Capital Markets Group at Sisung Securities. He is responsible for originating and structuring taxable and tax-exempt bond investment banking transactions; for structuring and pricing of interest rate derivatives; and for developing and structuring new and unique financing structures for the firm. He is exceptionally skilled in quantitative financial analysis and complex financial structuring.

Since 1996, Mr. Mayeaux has served as investment banker or financial advisor to Louisiana governmental agencies, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, and for-profit businesses. For the State of Louisiana, he has served as financial advisor for state debt to the Division of Administration and as an advisor to the Louisiana Legislature regarding the valuation of licensing renewals. He is particularly focused on providing financing for capital projects for elementary, secondary and higher education clients, and has served as an advisor to all four higher education boards in Louisiana (Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Louisiana State University System, Southern University System, and University of Louisiana System).

Mr. Mayeaux has created and implemented ground-breaking financing programs for his clients, with structures including pooled financings, tax-credit bonds, and asset securitization. He has also completed numerous financings for state-sponsored special purpose economic development projects and for companies seeking taxable and tax-exempt industrial revenue bond financing. He is among the leading investment professionals in Louisiana for innovative appropriation secured Public Private Partnerships (P3) with both non-profit and for-profit partners. As advisor to the State of Louisiana, he assisted the State in negotiating its first ever P3 Energy-As-A-Service (EAAS) transaction, and in developing guidelines for the review and approval of such transactions by the Division of Administration and the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.

In the area of utility regulation, Mr. Mayeaux is a Certified Rate of Return Analyst by the Society of Utility and Regulatory Financial Analysts. He has served as special consultant and provided testimony to the Louisiana Public Service Commission, including providing testimony regarding credit ratings, cost of debt and capital availability in three of the largest proposed merger and acquisition transactions for a regulated utility ever considered by the Commission.

Additionally, Mr. Mayeaux is a member of the Sisung Investment Management Services investment committee on which he specializes in municipal securities and advises on portfolio strategy.

John Mayeaux
  • Certified Rate of Return Analyst, Society of Utility and Regulatory Financial Analysts
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Tulane University
  • Master of Business Administration, Finance, Tulane University
  • General Securities Representative (Series 7)
  • Municipal Securities Representative (Series 52)
  • Municipal Advisor Representative (Series 50)