Elizabeth Masserang

Elizabeth Masserang specializes in Brownfield and economic development incentives, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfield assessment, revolving loan fund, and cleanup grants. She focuses on the identification of attainable incentive programs on a project-by-project basis to best suit both the investor and the community. Masserang regularly works with developers, municipalities, business and government agencies to facilitate private investment in brownfield properties.

Areas of Expertise

  • Regional coordination and management for the department’s Southeast Michigan region
  • Project manager and point of contact on multi-phase Environmental Due Diligence and incentive projects between multiple stakeholders
  • Prepare and manage local and combined Brownfield plans, Act 381 Work Plans, develop Tax Increment Financing (TIF) tables and applications as required by applicable governing body under Michigan law
  • Prepare and manage Michigan Tax Abatement Applications (i.e. PA 146, PA 210, etc.)
  • Prepare and manage Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Grant and Loan Applications and Awards
  • Prepare and manage Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant/loan applications
  • Attend and present at meetings and completes associated correspondence with government units and clients as appropriate for the project
  • Prepare and coordinate EPA Brownfield Grant Application in conjunction with management team members nationwide; review EPA debriefs, high-scoring proposals, and attend webinars to expand capabilities and knowledge
  • Manage USEPA site assessment grants for municipal clients, prepare site eligibility documentation and coordinate with management teams on EPA Brownfield Grant fund projects
  • Maintain USEPA Assessment, Cleanup and Redevelopment Exchange System (ACRES) databases
  • Experience in implementation and completion of various site assessment standards and profession protocol and commercial lending requirements (ASTM E-1527)


  • Michigan State University B.S. Urban and Regional Planning
  • Michigan State University B.A. Environmental Policy