Office Location:

Stern Brothers & Co.
8000 Maryland Avenue
Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63105
(614) 581-3092

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Michael DiPerna

Managing Director


Mr. DiPerna began his investment banking career in 1986. For 15 years he served as a Managing Director with McDonald & Co. and Robert W. Baird & Co. responsible for developing the structured and project finance practice in the Great Lakes region. He has structured and closed over 400 economic development bond transactions totaling $2 billion in project financings. He currently serves as Financial Advisor to the Ohio Treasurer, Ohio Development Services Agency, the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority, the Development Finance Authority of Summit County, the Cleveland Cuyahoga County Port Authority and the Dayton Montgomery County Port Authority.

Mr. DiPerna obtained an undergraduate degree from Ohio University and a Master’s degree from Florida State University. He maintains a Series 7, Series 63 and Series 53 securities licenses and serves as President of the Ohio Statewide Development Corporation, a Small Business Administration, certified Development Corporation.