Our Team


Kyle Javes

Managing Director
Head of Municipal Special Situations

E-mail |  Tel: +1 612 303-0643

Kyle Javes

Kyle Javes is a managing director at Piper Sandler and head of the municipal special situations team (including high yield municipals and private placements). His team focuses on the underwriting, structuring, distribution and trading of a variety of transactions in both the high yield and structured products sectors. Javes specializes in creative capital solutions, and his team has raised over $25 billion in capital for their clients in both public offerings and private placements over the past 10 years. He leads a team that has market leading expertise in raising debt capital for special districts, tax increment financing and development, hospitality, project finance, senior living, healthcare, transportation, and charter schools.

Prior to returning to Piper Sandler, Javes was a director and head of underwriting and high yield trading at Ziegler. While at Ziegler, he underwrote over 50 public transactions per year, totaling over $3 billion annually, focused primarily on the senior housing sector. Prior to that, Javes served as senior vice president of municipal trading at Dougherty & Co., now Colliers International. Javes started his career at Piper Sandler in the municipal derivatives group and underwriting and trading team, where he worked from 2005-2012.

Javes holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Boston College, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.