Former Staff

Phil Oliff

Areas of Expertise: Federal-State Issues, State Budget and Tax

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Oliff joined the Center in September 2007 as a Policy Analyst with the State Fiscal Project. His work includes tracking state revenue collections and property tax issues, among other areas.

Prior to joining the Center, Oliff was a Hugh L. Carey Fellow in Governmental Finance with New York State’s Division of Budget. His work at the Division of Budget focused on education finance issues and helped develop property tax relief options. He also has taught English in Osaka, Japan, and taught middle school social studies in Boston.

Oliff holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University’s College of Social Studies and a Masters degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.



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