Ken Guckenberger

(303) 292-7854
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Mr. Guckenberger is a partner in Kutak Rock LLP’s Denver office. He routinely represents special districts, cities, counties and authorities as bond counsel and disclosure counsel, in addition to his representation of a variety of underwriters and banks. Mr. Guckenberger serves as special bond counsel to the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Mr. Guckenberger advises these clients on a variety of debt instruments, including, but not limited to, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, capital appreciation bonds and certificates of participation. With his broad experience assisting hundreds of clients, he has successfully financed more than $1 billion of public projects in the states of Colorado and Florida.

  • Provided bond, disclosure and underwriter’s counsel on more than $1,000,000,000 of tax-exempt bond financings.
  • Served as special bond counsel to the New Mexico Department of Transportation with respect to its refinancings and restructuring of its debt portfolio in 2012 and 2103.
  • Served as disclosure counsel to Denver Water on $153,000,000 tax-exempt and taxable financings in 2012.
  • Represented lenders in various tax-exempt direct placement financings.
  • Co-bond counsel to Denver Transit Partners for the financing of $397,835,000 of tax-exempt bonds for Colorado’s Regional Transportation District’s Eagle P3 project connecting Denver International Airport to downtown Denver with a commuter rail line.
  • Completed variable rate lease purchases of surplus water rights for Colorado metropolitan districts.
  • Served as bond counsel on large-scale redevelopment projects in Centennial, Snowmass Village and Vail, Colorado.
  • Participated in the creation of the first Educational Facilities Benefit Districts in the State of Florida, providing supplemental funding for school construction.