Steven joined PFM Group Consulting LLC in 2019 with the acquisition of Fishkind and Associates. His primary responsibilities include the continual updating and implementation of our Fiscal Impact Model (FIAM) for local governments along with revenue forecasting, market studies and real estate research. Revenue forecasting and net fiscal impact analysis allows local governments to determine the impact a development, a tax incentive agreement, a tax-increment Community Redevelopment Area proposal or a legislative proposal will have on their operating and capital budgets.
Prior to the acquisition by PFM, Steven worked at Fishkind and Associates for 29 years. He is co-developer of the FIAM model, which is a fiscal impact model that has been adopted by the State Legislature as a safe-harbor methodology. The model has been successfully used in most Florida counties and growth-oriented cities. Steven has worked closely with county governments and the Florida Department of Transportation in eminent domain proceedings by providing spot-on feasibility studies and market analysis. Additional specialties include real estate market studies and affordable housing analysis.
Financial planning and accounting round out Steven’s professional experience. As a Chartered Financial Consultant and fully licensed Registered Principal and compliance officer, his duties included securities trading, sales training and compliance documentation.