John Burke joined LS Power in 2006 and has over thirty years of industry experience. Prior to joining LS Power, Mr. Burke was an Executive Director in CIBC World Markets’ Leveraged Finance/Sponsor Coverage Group, where he focused on leveraged buyouts and general acquisitions for private equity groups who specialized in power, energy and general infrastructure. Previously, Mr. Burke was a Director of Structured Finance with BZW, the Investment Banking Division of Barclays Bank PLC, where he specialized in domestic investor-owned electric utilities, independent power companies and infrastructure projects. Over his career, Mr. Burke has advised on, structured and arranged over $30 billion of power related financings in all layers of the capital structure.
Mr. Burke received a B.S. in Finance from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.