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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

Ehlers Companies President & Chief Executive Officer
Greg Crowe

Greg is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ehlers Companies. Prior to being named to lead our organization, Greg served as Senior Municipal Advisor and Managing Director for the firm’s School Finance Team. Before that, he worked for 19 years as a Fiscal Analyst at the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving as co-controller of House operations during two of those years. 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. He is well known and highly regarded as an exceptional team leader who helps our advisory professionals deliver outstanding client value and service.

Greg lives in Chisago City with his wife Amy and has three adult daughters. When he’s 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 Issuance & Management

  • 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’s Degree in Government (Magna Cum Laude), St. John’s University
Master’s Degree in Public Affairs, University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs


Series 50 License: Municipal Advisor Representative
Series 54 License: Municipal Advisor Principal
Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

National Government Finance Officials Association
Minnesota Government Finance Officials Association
Wisconsin Government Finance Officials Association
Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Minnesota School Boards Association

Community Involvement

Maranatha Assembly of God Church – Musician & Vocalist