Joshua C. Nyikita founded Acacia in 2006 as a Managing Director. Prior to founding Acacia, Mr. Nyikita served as a Senior Managing Consultant with Public Financial Management, Inc. for five years and as an Assistant Vice President at regional financial advisory firm for four years. During his 17 year career, Mr. Nyikita has worked with numerous county and state-level issuers on a variety of transactions. Mr. Nyikita currently has day-to-day responsibility for the firm’s work with the States of Connecticut, Ohio, and Wisconsin along with multiple clients throughout the State of New Jersey.
Mr. Nyikita has transaction experience in a wide range of industry sectors including general obligation, lease appropriation, higher education, transportation, water and wastewater utility and economic development. Mr. Nyikita has advised clients on the use of fixed and variable rate debt, private placement structures, and derivatives as well as the development of long-term capital planning models. Mr. Nyikita has developed presentations to ratings agencies and investors, negotiated with letter of credit banks and bond insurers and provided testimony before State level boards and committees.
Mr. Nyikita earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.