Patrick Hanlon


Patrick is a Director in CLA’s Business Incentives Consulting practice. Patrick has over 20 years of experience in credits & incentives, economic development, site selection and real estate development/urban planning consulting.  Most recently Patrick spent 8 years at a Big 4 accounting firm leading their credits and incentives practice in numerous markets in the Midwest, though his project experience spans the US and includes Mexico as well.  Patrick’s economic development experience includes consulting for states, counties, and localities.  His real estate experience includes preparing redevelopment plans, cost-benefit analysis and bond revenue studies on behalf of developers, lenders and government agencies.


  • Certified Credits and Incentives Professional (CCIP), Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Bachelor of Arts, I/O Psychology – University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Master of Business Administration – Webster University, St. Louis, MO
  • Completed coursework for Master of Arts in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

In the community

  • International Economic Development Council
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC)
  • Indiana Economic Development Association
  • Greater St. Louis Economic Development Network
  • Associated Industries of Missouri