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Keith Dahl
It's truly rewarding to be an advocate for our clients as they make decisions that ultimately impact the quality of life in their communities.

Keith Dahl

Municipal Advisor
Keith Dahl

Keith joined Ehlers in 2019 and currently serves as a Municipal Advisor with our Minnesota City Team. His prior direct experience in local government, economic development and housing development gives him keen insight into the opportunities and challenges his client communities face. Keith displays a strong understanding of public financial assistance and is able to distill complex information into easy-to-understand terms.

Keith lives in Brooklyn Park with his wife and their Bernadoodle. When he’s not working, Keith enjoys an active lifestyle that includes running, cycling, weight lifting, golfing and playing soccer.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Issuance & Management

  • Debt Planning, Structure & Issuance
  • Analysis & Presentation of Financing Options
  • TIF Revenue Bonds
  • Housing Revenue Bonds

Economic Development & Redevelopment

  • Downtown Redevelopment & Revitalization
  • Tax Increment Financing & Tax Abatement
  • TIF and Tax Abatement Bonds / Developer “Pay As You Go” Notes
  • Developer Pro Forma Analysis / But-For Test
  • Developer Selection & Negotiation
  • Project Management
  • Grant Writing & Administration

Licenses & Certifications

Series 50 License: Municipal Advisor Representative
Pursuing Certified Economic Developer Certification

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

City/County Management Association
Economic Development Association of Minnesota (Board Member, Chair – Marketing & Communications Committee)
Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association
International Economic Development Council


Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, North Dakota State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design, North Dakota State University