Ehlers, Inc.

Nick Anhut, CIPMA

Nick Anhut, CIPMA

Senior Municipal Advisor/Vice President

(651) 697-8507
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Nick joined Ehlers in 2012 and has quickly built hands on experience working with dozens of Minnesota cities and counties to gather information, design, and communicate financial solutions to meet financing and development needs. Prior to joining Ehlers, Nick completed his Master of Public Policy degree focusing on local government administration in May of 2012. He has seven years of professional management experience as an Officer in the U.S. Army; along with local government and communications experience working for Carver County, Minnesota. Nick has developed a thorough understanding of rating agencies’ credit analysis and assists our clients throughout the rating process.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • General Obligation and Revenue Debt
  • Structuring & Analysis of Alternative Financing Options, Plans And Tools
  • Lease Revenue Financing
  • Refundings
  • Debt Service Fund/Cash Flow Analysis
  • Special Assessment Bonds
  • Credit Rating Analysis

Economic, Housing Development & Redevelopment

  • Tax Abatement and TIF Analysis
  • Tax Abatement Options, Financing & Policies
  • Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
  • Developer Pro forma Analysis/But For Test
  • Developer Negotiations

Financial Planning

  • Debt Management
  • Financial Management Planning
  • Capital Improvements Planning
  • Project Feasibility Studies
  • Project Impact Analysis
  • Impact Fee Studies

Licenses and Certifications

  • Series 50 License
  • Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA) by the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA)

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association
  • Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association of MN
  • The Association of Public Management Professionals of MN


  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
  • Master of Public Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota


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