Brad E. Elmer

Brad E. Elmer

Managing Director

+1 (608) 240 6760

Leave a messagearrowCreated with Sketch.

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 over $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
  • Represented the State of Wisconsin in discussions and negotiations with rating agencies, institutional bond investors and underwriters 
  • Analyze and present 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
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association (WGFOA)
  • CFA Institute
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA)
  • Council of Community Development Finance Officers (CDFA)
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association


Madison, WI


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

University of Northern Iowa ‒ Cedar Falls
Bachelor of Arts

Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Brad's upcoming events


Government building with waving flag

GFOA 2022 Annual Conference