Tony heads up the Lend Lease Americas Commercial Services group which is responsible for all commercial aspects of complex real estate public private partnership projects in partnership with the U.S. military and with Canadian Provinces from business development phase through transaction closing. This includes coordinating all legal, tax and financial analysis, developing, structuring and arranging non-recourse debt and equity and proposing, negotiating and closing transactions with clients, lenders and other stakeholders. He also has responsibilities for developing Lend Leases fund management business in the U.S. Tony was responsible for leading the successfully closing and managing the financial analysis, capital raising and business negotiations of the largest military privatization deal ever - $2.3 billion Army Hawaii transaction. Army Hawaii was selected by Euromoney magazine as the North American PPP deal of the year for 2005. In 2007 Tony was temporarily transferred Lend Leases UK PFI business focusing on P3 transactions in the health, education and waste sectors.Tony has worked on closing numerous military housing deals for Actus including Camp Lejeune/Cherry Point, Fort Drum and the $2.3 billion Army Hawaii project. Prior to joining Actus, Tony was the CFO of FSL Group (owned by Royal & SunAlliance Insurance), a leading asset-based guarantor providing structured real estate, equipment and real estate residual value insurance. He also spent eight years at MBIA Insurance Corporation in various financial positions including, Director and Head of Corporate Finance, responsible for managing capital structure, financial analysis, treasury management and capital market relationships. Mr. Elkins holds a Masters Degree in Finance from New York University, and a Bachelors Degree in Accounting with honors from the University of Massachusetts.
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