Saturday, April 19, 2014

Lew Hosts Infrastructure Confab

Economic Policy Journal provided the names of attendees at an Obama Infrastructure meeting hosted by Treasury Chief Jack Lew.  They include (bolded names have PEUReports)::

D.J. Gribbin, Macquarie Group  (oddly the owner of 40 small Texas newspapers along the route of the proposed Trans-Texas Corridor)
Nicolas Rubio, Cintra (partnered with Macquarie on two U.S. toll roads-Chicago Skyway and Indiana Toll Road)

Erik Savi, BlackRock (stiffed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Stuyvesant Town)

Bruce MacLennan, Global Infrastructure Partners (went after Edinburgh Airport in partnership with The Carlyle Group)

Tyler Duvall, McKinsey & Company (former Bush Undersecretary of Transportation)

Rob Palter, McKinsey & Company (highlighted the new PEU ecosystem)

Janet Kavinoky, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Kevin DeGood, Center for American Progress (founded by John Podesta)

Jim Perry, Morgan Stanley (winner of Chicago Parking concession)

Ed Pallesen, Goldman, Sachs & Co 
Dolly Mirchandani, Allen & Overy
Robert Keough, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners
Denis Hughes, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners
Matt Fabian, Municipal Market Advisors

Absent were The Carlyle Group's Infrastructure Head Robert Dove and KKR's Marc Lipschultz. 

Update 8-23-14:  Macquarie et al declared bankruptcy for their Indiana toll road project.