Peter Angelides

Peter Angelides, Ph.D., AICP

Senior Vice President and Principal

Senior Economic Advisor and Corporate Director, ESI ThoughtLab

Background & Experience

Dr. Peter Angelides is a principal of Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), senior economic advisor and corporate director of ESI ThoughtLab, and a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Angelides has high-level expertise in both economics and city planning, applying critical economic thinking to projects in real estate, economic development, transportation, tax policy, valuation and litigation. He assists clients in many industries, including real estate development, transportation, local and regional government, affordable housing, gaming, utilities, healthcare, and insurance.

When he joined ESI, Dr. Angelides brought a wealth of experience in both economics and planning. Prior to joining ESI, he practiced economics in the private sector having worked for large and small firms including:

  • Econsult Corporation, Vice President and Director;
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, Philadelphia PA, Director;
  • Charles River Associates, Washington, DC, Economist;
  • Putnam Hayes & Bartlett, Washington, DC, Economist.

In these roles he evaluated market competitiveness in merger and rate-setting proceedings before several federal regulatory agencies, estimated the economic impacts from private investment, set prices for intellectual property, evaluated the impact of technology licensing agreements and calculated damages in numerous commercial disputes.

Dr. Angelides practiced planning in the public and private sectors having worked for:

  • Wallace Roberts and Todd;
  • The Central Philadelphia Development Corporation;
  • Philadelphia City Planning Commission.

Dr. Angelides also teaches courses in the areas of urban economics, public finance, and infrastructure investment at the University of Pennsylvania in both the Department of City and Regional Planning, and at the Fels Institute of Government.