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Greg Crowe
Helping local communities solve perplexing financial problems is rewarding. I'm grateful that my in-depth education finance experience helps school district officials feel less like they are alone in the issues that they face.

Greg Crowe

Senior Municipal Advisor/Principal
Greg Crowe

Greg is a Senior Municipal Advisor and leads the Ehlers education team in his role as Principal. Prior to joining Ehlers, Greg worked for 19 years as a Fiscal Analyst at the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving two of them as co-controller of House operations. During that tenure, Greg specialized in education finance, including working on the original statutory language for much of the education finance system in Minnesota today.

Greg lives in Chisago City with his wife Amy and has three adult daughters. When hes not working, Greg enjoys photography, riding his motorcycle, spending time in Northern Minnesota at the family cabin and many other outdoor activities.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Alternative Financing Options
  • Property Tax Impact Analysis
  • Voter-Approved Building Bonds
  • Maximum Effort Capital Loans
  • Facilities Maintenance Bonds
  • Capital Facilities Bonds
  • Cash Flow Borrowing
  • Refundings
  • Lease Purchases and Certificates of Participation
  • Abatement Bonds

Bond Referendum Planning and Support

Operating Referendum Planning and Support
Capital Projects Levy Assistance
Truth in Taxation Hearing Presentations
TIF and Abatement Analysis
Assistance with Legislative Initiatives
Lease Levy Approval
Long-Term Financial Planning and Capital Improvement Planning

School Finance


Bachelor of Science – Government (Magna Cum Laude), St. Johns University
Master of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota – Humphrey School of Public Affairs


Series 50 License
Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Minnesota School Boards Association

Community Involvement

Maranatha Assembly of God Church – Musician & Vocalist