Estolano LeSar Advisors

Estolano LeSar Advisors is an award-winning urban planning and public policy firm. We work with public agencies, non-profits, philanthropies, and businesses to craft innovative solutions to address complex problems.

We see across fields and issue areas to help our clients find pragmatic, context-sensitive approaches. This includes collaborating with national foundations to develop grant-making strategies. It is reflected in the technical assistance we provide to local governments, housing developers, and community-based organizations. And it is evident in our role as conveners and facilitators for clients across all sectors.

Working to build healthy, thriving, and inclusive communities.


Co-founded by Cecilia V. Estolano, Jennifer LeSar, and Katherine Perez-Estolano in 2011, Estolano LeSar Advisors has offices in Los Angeles, Berkeley, and San Diego. Our team of technical experts specializes in managing multi-stakeholder processes to address complex public policy and social equity issues. 

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We work with LeSar Development Consultants and Better World Group to achieve one mission:

Growing vibrant communities