Ms. Mahon joined CIBC Capital Markets in August 2013 and is responsible for all
infrastructure finance activities globally. She has had a multifaceted career as a
banker, public sector manager, infrastructure executive, consultant and developer
focusing on the development and financing of large infrastructure projects around
Before joining CIBC Capital Markets, Ms. Mahon was a senior expert in the
Infrastructure practice of a well-known consulting firm. Previously, she spent 12
years as an independent advisor, helping numerous public and private entities
develop transportation projects in the US, Latin America, China and the UK. From
1984 until 1999 she worked on Wall Street as an investment banker serving the
infrastructure markets in both the US and abroad, concentrating on Latin America
and the emerging markets. She started her banking career as a municipal banker.
Before entering the field of banking, Ms. Mahon spent five years at New Jersey
Transit where she held various positions in planning and policy until becoming
deputy chief financial officer. While there, she executed several innovative
public/private financing structures.
Ms. Mahon holds a master’s degree in urban planning from Harvard University,
and a BS summa cum laude from Boston University.