1999 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 339-3212
Fax: (510) 281-6815
Jocelyn Mortensen, Senior Managing Director
Ms. Mortensen joined PRAG and established its Oakland, California office in late 2005. Prior to her tenure at PRAG, she worked as an investment banker for 18 years for a number of national investment banking firms and has been involved in the sale of municipal bonds for issuers in 12 states throughout the country.
Ms. Mortensen’s experience includes general obligation and other tax and/or general fund-backed financing programs such as lease revenue financings and pension obligation bonds. She also has experience with a variety of revenue financing vehicles, including surface transportation, airport, and water and sewer enterprise programs. She has assisted several issuers in establishing new credits or reintroducing credits long absent from the capital markets, and has deep experience assisting clients in procuring and negotiating a variety of bank credit facilities supporting both new and existing variable rate and commercial paper programs. Since 2017 some of her advisory clients at PRAG are the cities of Fremont, Los Angeles, Richmond, and San Jose, the City and County of San Francisco, Los Angeles World Airports, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, the Los Angeles Wastewater System, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Ms. Mortensen holds a B.A. in English and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley.