Hobbs Ong & Associates, Inc. ("Hobbs Ong") is a Nevada-owned, independent, full service, municipal advisory and financial consulting firm. Since its founding in 1996, the firm set out to provide governments, agencies, and business organizations with the most comprehensive blend of national and in-state expertise and experience available in Nevada. The founders of Hobbs Ong & Associates, Inc., Guy S. Hobbs and Katherine W. Ong, are the preeminent experts on Nevada’s governmental tax structure and local government financial environment. The wide-ranging services offered by Hobbs Ong are backed by nearly 70 years experience in Nevada municipal finance and 40 combined years of municipal advisory experience. This experience includes the financial management of Clark County, one of the most complex urban county governments in the country. Mr. Hobbs served as Chief Financial Officer for Clark County from 1983 through 1995, and many of the financial policies promulgated during that period are still considered “best practices” in local government financial administration. Ms. Ong served as the County’s Budget Manager during this same time period. The founders also have significant experience in the development of state and local tax policy and have become a well-regarded source of information and support to the Nevada State Legislature and local governments.
The wide-ranging services offered by Hobbs Ong are backed by decades of experience in Nevada municipal finance. Hobbs Ong provides a vast array of services to clients. These services include feasibility study preparation, tax and revenue consulting, economic and fiscal impact analysis, strategic planning, major project financial planning, and municipal advisory services.
While all of our clients do not utilize all the services we provide, the fact that they are available benefits all of our clients. Our public clients have included: Carson City, Clark County, Washoe County, the State of Nevada, the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, Boulder City Library District, the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, McCarran International Airport, the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, the Washoe County Regional Transportation Commission, the Clark County Regional Flood Control District, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the cities of Boulder City and Las Vegas. From the private sector, groups such as the Nevada Association of Counties, MGM Resorts, British Petroleum, Boyd Gaming, The Las Vegas Sands, The Breeders Cup, the Howard Hughes Corporation, Las Vegas 51s, the Oakland Raiders and Majestic Realty have sought the assistance of the Hobbs Ong.