State & Local Governments

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) is uniquely qualified to help state and local governments develop strategies to efficiently deliver public services demanded by residents, develop tax revenue streams and make the investments necessary to ensure a locality’s future competitiveness. We provide services ranging from comprehensive public sector fiscal and budgetary management services to economic development planning, and fiscal policy analysis.

Key areas of work include:

  • Revenue and Expense Trends Analysis and Forecasting.
  • Operational Audits.
  • Workforce Analysis.
  • Debt Planning and Management.
  • Multi-year Financial Planning.
  • Short-term Cash Flow Analysis and Projections.
  • Pension Analysis.
  • Tax Districts Implementation.
  • Financial Management Best-Practice Review.
  • Benchmarking.
  • Tax Policy Analysis.
  • Public-private Partnerships.
  • Cost of Service and Fee Analysis.
  • Economic Development Planning and Implementation.
  • Grants Application Support.
  • Intergovernmental Cooperation/Shared Services Analysis.


ESI brings a wealth of experience including: Alan Greenberger, F.A.I.A., former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce for the City of Philadelphia; and, Steven Nelson, who has worked as the Director of Policy for Montgomery County and Acting Director of Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Our Experts on State & Local Governments

Philadelphia Jobs Commission

ESI produced a report for the Philadelphia City Council that analyzed and identified labor market trends and key factors and entities contributing to employment growth, which led to recommendations for City Council.

King of Prussia’s Bid Tax Policies

The ESI team evaluated the local tax policies of King of Prussia, which included a comparison against other locations.

Sales Tax For Internet Retailers

An analysis was produced to observe the potential economic consequences to Pennsylvania if the state were to collect sales taxes from internet retailers.

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