David Leifer, Senior Managing Director of KNN Public Finance, has over 29 years of experience as a Financial Advisor and 5 years of experience as an attorney. David has worked continuously at KNN since 2001 and has served in the role of Senior Managing Director since 2009. David’s practice specialties include general government, health care, higher educations, pensions, transportation, and utilities. He serves as lead advisor to numerous counties, cities, special districts, and State agencies, primarily in California. He is the lead advisor to the California State Treasurer’s office for the issuance of Lease Revenue Bonds by the State of California Public Works Board and to the State’s Conduit Issuance Authorities, the California Health Facilities Finance Authority (CHFFA), and the California Educational Facilities Authority (CEFA). David has a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.