We Build Stronger Communities.
More than a tagline, it's our passion.
We help public agencies leverage financing to make affordable housing and communities a reality for all.
A registered municipal advisory firm
as unique as the people we serve.
When you work with us, we zero in on the long-term financial future of your organization, while also navigating your more immediate, short-term challenges.
As a specialized consulting team, we have experience at linking public resources, land, and financing to serve your needs in the most productive, responsive, comprehensive, and collaborative way possible.
We are also the largest majority women-owned municipal advisory firm in the housing sector.*
*Source: Securities Data. Volume amount in $ mill. Market share is % of all housing issues with or without advisors 2002-2021.
designed to meet your needs.
CSG is an established and specialized municipal advisory firm registered through the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (“MSRB”).
Since 1978, we have helped finance housing (homeownership and rental) for more than 1,000,000 families.*
Since 2016 alone, we have structured 900 financings totaling over $37 billion.
*Source: Estimated based on national average loan amounts for single-family and multifamily.
How We Help.
We pioneer programs like mortgage revenue bonds for home improvement, shared appreciation mortgages, and homeownership assistance for public employees as well as structuring bonds for all types of single family and multifamily homes.
Strategic & Long-Term Planning
We work with clients to strengthen their strategic and planning efforts, providing a systematic framework for managing risks, devoting resources, and increasing sustainability.
Cash Flow Analysis & Quantitative Services
We prepare projections, bond redemption strategies, risk assessment of bond risks, evaluations of the yield vs. cumulative impact as well as consolidated cash flows for many single-family and multifamily indentures and all major rating agencies.
Infrastructure & Land Development
We assist public agencies with redevelopment projects, infrastructure developments, investing funds in public-private development projects, and more.
We design utility and special revenue financing, capital lease financing, and general obligation bonds.
Real Estate Transactions
We help you determine the financing structure with the most significant overall benefits for your agency, now and in the future, and provide development advising and build the knowledge and capacity for our clients.
Operations & Financial Management
We help you navigate decisions regarding your organization’s operations and financial management.
University & Non-Profit Work
We have helped universities and major non-profit corporations finance projects and create ongoing financing programs.
By the Numbers
Our Impact at a Glance.
MULTIFAMILY & 501(c)(3)
*Source: Estimated based on national average loan amounts for single family, multifamily, and public housing units financed.
Figures include experience of CSG and predecessor firms.
CSG was established in 1999. Predecessor firms include Gressel Gressel Slater, Caine Gressel Midgley Slater and CGMS Incorporated.
Industry & Company News
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