Ehlers, Inc.

Matthew Dempsey, CFA

Matthew Dempsey, CFA

Municipal Advisor

(303) 802-2303
mdempsey@ehlers-inc.com
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Matthew began advising local governments and municipalities in 2010 and joined Ehlers in 2016. Matthew has extensive experience with debt structuring and issuance, and has advised on over $3 billion in municipal debt. His experience has included municipal governments, water and wastewater authorities, economic development authorities, school districts, tax districts, and public-private partnerships. Matthew also has three years of financial consulting and professional management experience as a project manager on large government financial services contracts, and six years of professional management experience as a logistician in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Analysis & Presentation of Alternative Financing Options, Funding Sources, Plans and Tools
  • General Obligation and Revenue Debt
  • Tax District Financing
  • Refundings/Cash Defeasances
  • Representation to Bond Market & Credit Rating Agencies
  • Credit Assessment

Public Participation

  • Public Participation Process
  • Community Goals & Objectives Facilitation
  • Project Planning
  • Referendum Services

Economic Development & Redevelopment

  • Developer Pro forma Analysis

Strategic and Financial Planning

  • Capital Improvements Planning
  • Project Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Goals & Objectives Facilitation
  • Project Impact Analysis
  • Financial Management Plans
  • Impact Fee Studies

Licenses and Certifications

  • Chartered Financial Analyst®

Education

  • University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, B.S. in Finance

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