Laurie Mahon

CIBC Capital Markets | CIBC World Markets Corp
Vice Chair, U.S. Investment Banking, Managing Director and Co-Head, Global Infrastructure & Power, Global Investment Banking

Laurie Mahon joined CIBC Capital Markets in August 2013 and is responsible for all infrastructure finance activities globally. She has had a multifaceted career as a banker, public sector manager, infrastructure executive, consultant and developer focusing on the development and financing of large infrastructure projects around the globe.

Before joining CIBC Capital Markets, Ms. Mahon was a senior expert in the Infrastructure practice of a well-known consulting firm. Previously, she spent 12 years as an independent advisor, helping numerous public and private entities develop transportation projects in the US, Latin America, China and the U.K.. From 1984 until 1999 she worked on Wall Street as an investment banker serving the infrastructure markets in both the US and abroad, concentrating on Latin America and the emerging markets. She started her banking career as a municipal banker.

Before entering the field of banking, Ms. Mahon spent five years at New Jersey Transit where she held various positions in planning and policy until becoming deputy chief financial officer. While there, she executed several innovative public / private financing structures.

Ms. Mahon holds a master’s degree in urban planning from Harvard University, and a BS summa cum laude from Boston University.