Greg Johnson
The work I do has tangible results. It's gratifying to help communities grow responsibly and invest in services and amenities that contribute to residents' quality of life.

Greg Johnson

Senior Municipal Advisor
Greg Johnson

Greg is a Senior Municipal Advisor with our Wisconsin Municipal Team. He guides local governments and public agencies in the design and implementation of financial solutions that empower communities to advance their critical missions. Prior to joining Ehlers in 2005, Greg worked in municipal government as an administrator in Kansas, Illinois and Wisconsin. Clients depend on Greg for his ability to comprehensively analyze their financial landscapes and construct innovative debt issuance and economic development programs.

Greg is an avid hiker with a special passion for our national park system. His goal is to visit as many national parks as his feet will allow.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning & Issuance

  • General Obligation and Revenue Debt
  • CDA / RDA Lease Revenue Bonds
  • Special Assessment Bonds
  • Refundings /Cash Defeasances
  • Representation to Bond Market & Credit Rating Agencies
  • Referendum Services

Economic Development & Redevelopment

  • Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
  • CDA /RDA Creation
  • Developer Pro Forma Analysis
  • Development Agreement Negotiation
  • Developer Performance Evaluation
  • Public Participation Process

Financial Management Planning

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

Licenses & Certifications

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

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

International City/County Managers Association
Wisconsin City/County Management Association
Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association
Municipal Treasurers Association of Wisconsin
League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Wisconsin Municipal Clerks Association


Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Master’s Degree in Public Administration, University of Kansas-Lawrence

Community Involvement

Waukesha Addiction Resource Council – Board President