Elizabeth Desmond

Elizabeth Desmond

Senior Analyst

Senior Economist, Financial and Statistical Analysis, ESI ThoughtLab

Background & Experience

Elizabeth Desmond joined Econsult Solutions, Inc. in 2016 with a focus on real estate and urban development. At ESI, Ms. Desmond applies a strong background in finance, economics, and statistical analysis to a wide range of projects in higher education, housing, and public policy.

Prior to joining ESI, Ms. Desmond spent five years leading financial analysis for over one hundred clients at Wolf Popper LLP in New York and Grant & Eisenhofer in Wilmington. She worked in business development and contributed to several notable cases, including derivative litigation against the firm that audited Bernard Madoff Securities.

Elizabeth originally hails from San Francisco, California. She studied urban policy at the London School of Economics and economics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she graduated as a Phi Beta Kappa scholar.