About the Port
What is a Port Authority and what does a Port Authority do?
If you're in the market to finance new construction, land and building
acquisition, facility improvements or purchase major equipment, consider
talking with the Dayton-Montgomery County Port Authority.
The Dayton Port is a political subdivision that is used as a vehicle to
assist in the economic development process. Port Authorities can loan
or secure funds, receive grants and buy assets all in order to
facilitate incentive drive financing transactions. As an independent
lender with its own long-term fixed-rate financing program, the Dayton
Port offers very attractive rates and terms for both large corporate
transactions and also for small businesses seeking financing of $1
million or more for fixed assets for their business.
Funding sources are usually a combination of loans and grants with much of
the financing coming from the issuance of bonds through the Dayton
Port's fixed-rate financing program, rated "BBB+" by Fitch Ratings. The
Dayton Port can issue tax-exempt bonds for governments, non-profit and
certain manufacturing transactions and can issue taxable bonds for most
corporate and for-profit transactions. Another benefit the Dayton Port
can offer is to provide sales tax savings by purchasing materials for
construction and then leasing them to the company on a capital lease
basis. As an independent lender, the Dayton Port employs investment
bankers to structure the transaction and then place the debt in the
Call us today for more information and to discuss your specific needs.
Board of Trustees
Joe Geraghty, Chairman
Jerry Brunswick, President & Executive Director
Tom Fister, Construction Manager
Brad Evers, General Counsel and Secretary