Eric Duran is a public finance banker and provides financial advisory services and bond financing to schools, municipalities and affordable housing developers, both private and nonprofit. He has worked in the municipal finance business for more than 15 years. In 2002, he served as the State of Colorado’s financial advisor on two note offerings that totaled $1 billion, the largest note offerings in Colorado’s history at the time. He also has worked on a number of other notable financings, including the Denver Convention Center Hotel and the State of Colorado’s Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) program.
Eric is one of the leading investment bankers in the charter school movement. He has completed financings in New Mexico, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Colorado and Utah. Some of his notable transactions include Cambridge Academy, Legacy Traditional Charter School, American Leadership Academy and Summit Academy.
Eric is known in Denver’s business community for his creative approach to finance capital improvements. He has shared his financial expertise in the nonprofit community through board service on a number of 501(c)(3) organizations. He has served the City and County of Denver on the St. Anthony Redevelopment Task Force, the Neighborhood Small Bond Project Committee and Denver’s Library Commission. Eric currently serves on the Board of Directors of Denver Health and co-chairs the Finance Committee. He also serves on the Colorado Children’s Campaign Board. Duran was the recipient of the 9NEWS Business Leader in the Year in 2010.
Eric holds a master’s of public administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College. He is a Woodrow Wilson fellow and was selected as a Presidential Management Intern. Eric has run nine marathons and has been a team member in the 170-mile Colorado Outward Bound Relay.
Fixed Income Capital Markets of D.A. Davidson & Co.
1550 Market St., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202