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Emily Goldstein, M.C.P.

Senior Analyst

Background & Experience

Emily Goldstein is a senior analyst at Econsult Solutions (ESI) where she works primarily in the economic development practice. Ms. Goldstein brings a background in planning and research. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master of City Planning in 2023.

During her graduate studies, she worked as a research consultant for ESI Senior Advisor, Sylvie Gallier Howard of Equitable Cities Consulting, in addition to working at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia where she co-authored a paper on “small dollar” (under $100K) mortgage lending in the region. Prior to her master’s studies, Ms. Goldstein lived in New York City and worked in capital infrastructure planning and commercial corridor redevelopment for a business improvement district in Lower Manhattan.

A born and raised Carolina Tar Heel, she received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill where she studied geography, public policy, and urban planning.

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Corridor Revitalization
  • Economic Development
  • Geospatial Analytics
  • Urban Planning


  • American Planning Association (APA)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)