Ila Afsharipour

Managing Director

(415) 962-2928

Cain Brothers Experience

Ila Afsharipour is a senior banker in Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Public Finance Group and is Head of Higher Education for KeyBanc Capital Markets.  Mr. Afsharipour also has broader responsibilities across the healthcare and affordable housing sectors. Mr. Afsharipour has been involved in over $15 billion of tax-exempt and taxable financings, private placements, third-party tender option bond programs, structured trades and interest rate derivatives.

In his near 20 years’ experience, Mr. Afsharipour has worked on a wide array of financings for hospitals, healthcare systems, public and private universities including Academic Medical Centers, and affordable housing developers. Engagements include transactions for Casa Colina Hospital, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Rady Children’s Hospital, Regents of the University of California, Scripps Health, University of New Mexico and Washington University in St. Louis.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Mr. Afsharipour was the Deputy Head of Public Finance for U.S. Bancorp’s Municipal Products Group and led the firm’s Higher Education and Healthcare Public Finance practice providing investment banking and capital markets advisory services nationally.  Mr. Afsharipour has also been a member of the Public Finance department at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the Debt Capital Markets department at Credit Suisse First Boston.


Ila received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.