Senior Principal and Founding Partner
Registered Municipal Advisor (Series 50)
Dave Freudenberger offers comprehensive experience in public finance, fiscal impact analysis, and economic and market feasibility. He has managed hundreds of studies for small, single-use developments and large, master-planned communities, ranging from dense urban spaces to expansive undeveloped areas. Dave brings more than two decades of preparing public infrastructure funding strategies, fiscal and economic impact studies, market absorption studies, pro forma cash flow analyses, tax increment projections and redevelopment feasibility studies, and jobs/housing and affordable housing programs. He also has expertise in valuing real estate portfolios, restructuring the financial elements of real estate deals, and assessing ground lease and related development proposals for residential, non-residential, and institutional land uses.
Dave has directed the evaluation, preparation, and implementation of land-secured financing districts and public facilities financing plans designed to fund billions of dollars of infrastructure throughout California, Hawaii, and Nevada. He has also supervised the formation of hundreds of CFDs, having developed complex cash flow models and special tax formulas that determine the capacity, structure, and timing of land-secured debt financing programs and ongoing municipal services programs.
Dave has been a conference panelist and speaker on public financing topics for the League of California Cities, multiple California chapters of the American Public Works Association, the California Redevelopment Association, the Hawaii Municipal Attorneys Conference, the Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials, the Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, and the Hawaii Leeward Planning Conference, as well as a guest lecturer at both UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
Dave earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles.