Leveraging Private Investment Into Public Water Infrastructure

This session provides a detailed look into the award-winning Bayonne Water Joint Venture transaction.  Panelist will share their experiences in structuring a successful 40 year concession agreement joint venture for the operation, maintenance and management of Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority’s water, wastewater, and stormwater systems. Presenters from the transaction will provide the framework for ways to leverage private investment into public infrastructure while balancing local issues, such as control and rate protection.


  • Mary Campbell, Vice President of Business Development, United Water
  • Stephen J. Gallo, Former Executive Director, Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Jong Sook Nee, Partner, McManimon, Scotland & Baumann
  • Dan Sugarman, Managing Director, KWP Capital LLC (Advisor Partner to KKR Infrastructure)