Ehlers, Inc.

John Miller

John Miller

Municipal Advisor

(312) 638-5261
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John has been an independent Municipal Advisor since 1984, first with R.V. Norene & Associates, then with Crowe-Norene. He is now an independent financial advisor with Ehlers’ Illinois team. He has planned and executed bond sales for nearly all types of local government in Illinois, including municipalities, park districts, school districts, library districts, sanitary districts, and fire protection districts. John’s focus is helping local governments design and execute financing plans that are tailored to their needs and result in transparent and low cost bond transactions.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Analysis and Presentation of Alternative Financing Options, Plans and Tools
  • Refunding Analysis
  • Representation to Bond Market & Credit Rating Agencies
  • Special Service Area Financing
  • Secondary Market Disclosure

Public Participation

  • Referendum Strategies
  • Community Communications/Newsletters/Annual Reports

Licenses and Certifications

  • Series 50 License

Professional Memberships

  • Illinois Government Finance Officers Association


  • Master of Science (Business Administration), University of Illinois
  • Master of Arts (Public Administration), University of Illinois
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), University of Illinois

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