Raftelis adds utility finance expert Cristiano


Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (Raftelis) has announced it has hired Todd Cristiano as a manager in its Denver Metro office.

Cristiano has 18 years of utility finance experience, including 12 years as a consultant to utilities and six years as the manager of rates at Denver Water. His experience covers municipal fee development, utility cost of service and rate structure studies, economic feasibility analyses, impact fee studies, and budget processes for water, wastewater, stormwater, electric and gas utilities.

“We are very excited to add Todd to the Raftelis team, and we believe that he will be a great asset to our clients and our firm,” said Peiffer Brandt, Raftelis’ president and CEO.

Cristiano is the incoming Chair of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Rates and Charges Committee, and he recently co-authored the water reuse chapter in the latest edition of AWWA’s Manual M1, Principles of Water Rates, Fees and Charges. He also serves as a co-instructor for AWWA’s an Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar.

Cristiano can be reached at tcristiano@raftelis.com or (303)-305-1138.

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