Brad E. Elmer

Brad E. Elmer

Managing Director

+1 (608) 240 6760

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Brad Elmer, managing director of Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC, has 20 years of finance experience, which includes the issuance of over $5 billion of municipal bonds and notes. Drawing on both public and private experience, Brad advises clients on the issuance of bonds and supports municipal clients with his specialized expertise in real estate and economic development. Brad is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

  • Issued more than $5 billion of municipal revenue, general obligation and appropriation debt used to finance capital improvement projects throughout the State of Wisconsin
  • Managed $14 billion of municipal debt including $1 billion of commercial paper and a $200 million derivative portfolio
  • Represents clients in discussions and negotiations with rating agencies, institutional bond investors and underwriters
  • Analyzes and presents complex financing and investment strategies
  • In-depth understanding of real estate development and the public and private financial tools available to finance it
  • National incentives advisory experience
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • International City/County Managers Association
  • CFA Institute
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA)
  • Council of Community Development Finance Officers (CDFA)
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association


Madison, WI


Master of Business Administration in real estate
University of Wisconsin ‒ Madison

Bachelor of Arts
University of Northern Iowa ‒ Cedar Falls

Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission

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