Robert Lane Sisung
Mr. Sisung has over three decades of experience in financial, real estate and investment transactions and accounting. His current primary focus is on the provision of expert witness and consulting services to public regulators in the areas of accounting, economics, finance, ratemaking, and general regulatory policy. Mr. Sisung has served as lead witness on rate cases, formula rate plan reviews, generation and transmission certifications, utility mergers, sale-leaseback financing transactions, tax matters and other regulatory filings. Mr. Sisung has served as lead project manager on regulatory rulemakings related to tariff filings, service territories, generation decertification, demand response programs, pole attachments, tax matters and other regulatory policy matters.
Other more recent endeavors include successful development and implementation of the Healthcare Finance Consulting and Film Finance business lines for the Sisung Group. The Healthcare Finance Consulting line involves work with governmental entities and healthcare providers to maximize Federal Participation for eligible Medicaid expenditures. The Sisung Group’s work in these endeavors has yielded its clients tens of millions of dollars in annual recurring benefits. Mr. Sisung spearheaded the Film Finance line which is focused on investing in film tax credit incentives, secured distribution agreements, gap financing of unsold territories and mezzanine loans. In its first year of operations, under the leadership of Mr. Sisung, the Sisung Group committed to millions of dollars in film investments. Mr. Sisung’s other previous endeavors include the successful creation, development and implementation of the corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions operations of Sisung Securities Corporation; the creation and operations of Sisung Capital that include raising and investing millions of dollars in venture capital funds in Louisiana; and the growth and management of over $1 billion dollars in assets under management in Sisung Investment Management Services. Mr. Sisung also oversees the management of all Sisung Group real estate, project management, and business development projects ranging from large-scale multi-use developments to multi-facility capital infrastructure projects. Mr. Sisung sits on the investment committee for Sisung Investment Management Services, LLC and also serves as in-house counsel for the companies that are members of the Sisung Group.
Mr. Sisung earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University. After graduation, he sat for and passed the Certified Public Accountant exam and subsequently attended Loyola University Law School where he earned a Juris Doctorate. After law school, Mr. Sisung earned an LLM in Tax Law from the University of Florida. Mr. Sisung is a fully licensed General Securities Representative (Series 7), General Securities Principal (Series 24), Municipal Securities Principal (Series 53), Options Principal (Series 4), Financial and Operations Principal (Series 27), and Registered Investment Adviser (Series 65). Mr. Sisung is also a licensed insurance agent in the state of Louisiana and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar.
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Louisiana State University
- J.D., Loyola University New Orleans
- LLM, Tax Law, University of Florida
- General Securities Representative (Series 7)
- General Securities Principal (Series 24)
- Municipal Securities Principal (Series 53)
- Options Principal (Series 4)
- Financial and Operations Principal (Series 27)
- Registered Investment Adviser (Series 65)
- Louisiana State Bar
- Art, Entertainment & Sports Law
- Health Law
- Public Utilities