An in-depth look at the 2020 Rising Stars


Title: Assistant Treasurer
Firm: Transurban — North America
Age: 37

John Markowitz, a 2005 graduate of the University of Virginia, started his career in commercial credit at SunTrust Bank. He was about to go to law school when a colleague contacted him about working in a unique and growing form of infrastructure financing, value capture bond underwriting, at Stone and Youngberg (later acquired by Stifel).

He worked on financing infrastructure for municipalities and real estate developers across the U.S. to stimulate economic development and redevelopment for seven years. Then in 2015, he had an opportunity to help the public directly at the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency in Boston where he was vice president of infrastructure and governmental finance.

Read the full profile here.

In this podcast, John discusses his job, how it’s been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and his vision for public finance after the pandemic.

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