Through his decade of involvement at Vogel Advisors, Walt has exercised his passion for creative problem solving and exceeding client expectations with cost effective and innovative solutions.
Walt has extensive experience in both corporate and municipal finance and has been instrumental in the public sale and private placement of more than one billion dollars of both secured and unsecured corporate debt and equity. He has particular expertise in structured capital markets securities transactions, including the first public offering of corporate mortgage backed bonds; development of the proprietary TARN® Financing Program; execution of highly structured sale-leaseback transactions; and the underwriting of Industrial Revenue Bonds and other municipal securities.
Walt’s career in finance and capital market services has spanned over 40 years of management and ownership positions including:
- Corporate real estate finance and mortgage portfolio management at Kmart Corporation
- Investment Banking services for corporate, municipal and institutional clients at Roney & Co.
- Structuring and underwriting municipal securities at Michigan National Bank
- Financial advisory and debt placement services with GLC Financial Services.
Walt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Ohio University, and a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University.