Our Team

John B, Payne, Partner

johnJohn Payne is a Partner with Bradley Payne Advisors.  He began his career as a budget analyst and assistant debt manager for the State of Ohio and followed that as an investment banker for more than two decades for two of Ohio’s premier banking groups.  Mr. Payne’s experience includes senior managing or lead advising on several hundred Ohio school bond issues amounting to over $7 billion in offering value.  He created Bradley Payne Advisors in 2009, an independent municipal advisory and consulting firm, where he has been lead advisor for over 100 school bond issues for approximately $1.6 billion in value.    Mr. Payne graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and from Ohio University with a Masters of Political Science.


Andrew Brossart, Partner

andyAndrew Brossart is a Partner with Bradley Payne Advisors.  Prior to joining Bradley Payne, Mr. Brossart worked for William Blair & Fifth Third Securities for twelve years, where he led both firms’ expansions in the Midwest region. Mr. Brossart led the firms’ development/tax increment financing transactions and special district issues. Additionally, he acted as lead banker for Higher Education, School District, Utility District and local government financings. He has nineteen years of experience in public finance and significant experience with the Ohio southwest region’s issuers.  Prior to Fifth Third, Mr. Brossart was a limited principal with Seasongood & Mayer in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1998-2004.  Before beginning his banking career, Mr. Brossart served as the Director of Finance for the first Transportation Improvement District in the United States - the Butler County, Ohio Transportation District (BCTID), which was created to complete over $250mm in roadway improvement projects within the County. As Finance Director, Mr. Brossart oversaw the financing and accounting of those roadway projects.  Prior to serving as Finance Director to the BCTID, Mr. Brossart served as Deputy Auditor in the Butler County, Ohio Auditor’s office. 
Mr. Brossart received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati.  While at Xavier he was a four-year varsity swim team member and record holder. 


Mr. Payne
Circleville, Ohio


Mr. Brossart
Cincinnati, Ohio


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