Dougherty & Company LLC Innovative Financial Solutions Nationwide
"Long recognized as a leader in public finance, Dougherty & Company has added expertise in other key industries and disciplines... to serve a wider spectrum of constituents and deliver deeper, more complex solutions to both institutions and individuals."

About Us

Our History

Founded in 1977, Dougherty & Company is a full-service financial services firm that delivers a wide array of products and solutions to both institutions and individuals nationwide.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, we have extensive experience in public finance where we have originated more than $54 billion in financings as managing/co-managing underwriter, placement agent and financial advisor. We have particular expertise in the Midwest, where we have been a leader in the municipal fixed income industry since our inception.

Through the years, we have repositioned our firm to provide additional services such as equities, institutional research, investment banking, commercial and agency finance as well as private wealth management. Our capabilities enable us to deliver an integrated approach to the most complex financial endeavors.

Since our founding, we have stayed true to our principles of putting our clients first. We built our firm on the strength of these long-standing relationships and our ability to execute on their behalf. Today, we are strategically aligned to provide innovative financial solutions nationwide.

Business Units Overview

Long recognized as a leader in public finance, Dougherty & Company has added expertise in other key industries and disciplines. By doing so, we are able to serve a wider spectrum of constituents and deliver deeper, more complex solutions to both institutions and individuals.

Below is a brief summary of the key markets in which we serve:

  • Public Finance - Our firm has its origins here, where, for nearly 40 years, we have delivered customized financing solutions within a wide range of industries, including government, non-profits, health care, multifamily and senior housing as well as education. Today, we are a premier municipal fixed income provider in the Midwest, particularly in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. [Learn More]
  • Institutional Investing - We provide institutions a full complement of investment products and services, including fixed income sales and trading, equity research and trading within small and midcap opportunities. [Learn More]
  • Corporate Finance - Our corporate finance teams offers investment banking services for middle-market and emerging-growth companies in the consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial and technology sectors. We provide capital access and strategic advice to both private and publicly traded companies. [Learn More]
  • Agency Finance - Through our mortgage-banking affiliate Dougherty Mortgage LLC, we specialize in financing conventional and affordable multifamily housing, senior housing, student housing and health care facilities. We offer a variety of loan products for the acquisition, refinance, construction or rehabilitation of various property types. [Learn More]
  • Commercial Finance - Dougherty Funding LLC originates, structures, documents and services commercial loans for many collateral types including office, retail, hospitality, industrial, mixed use and residential. It participates these loans to an extensive network of community, independent and regional banks across the U.S. Similarly, through Dougherty Equipment Finance LLC, we originate, place and service equipment loans and leases that typically involve transportation, energy, manufacturing and other asset types. [Learn More]
  • Individual Investors - Our retail investment team serves the needs of individuals and their families with a wide variety of fixed income, equity, managed money, insurance and financial planning and asset management services. [Learn More]