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Incentives Consulting

We work with businesses and non-profits to obtain incentives from city, county or state governments for retention, expansion, or relocation. Working with companies to move to or stay in Maryland, D.C., or Virginia. We have expertise in this area as our president, Steven Silverman, was the Director of the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development. Silverman’s five and a half years of experience in this position gives him an intricate understanding of how to best position companies and non-profits to successfully obtain economic development incentives.

Regulatory Consulting

Assisting clients through the state and local regulatory process with departments such as permitting services, WSSC, the department of environmental protection, SHA, and more. Years of working in public service has given SSGovRelations experience in the process and the relationships needed to work through the challenges you may face.

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Land Use, Zoning and Development

We work with businesses in assisting them through the land-use process including interaction with County Executives and Mayors, County Council Councils and Commissioners, and the Park and Planning Commission. This includes navigating clients through the master plan process and ensuring that the county sticks to its proposed timeline so our clients can meet their deadlines. As past Chair of the Montgomery County Council Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee, Steven Silverman has the background and knowledge to best assist clients in this area.

Community Relations and Coalition Building

SSGovRelations is able to obtain support from a wide range of community and civic groups. As past President of the Montgomery County Council and past member of the Health and Human Services Committee, Silverman has had extensive interactions with hundreds of non-profit and community organizations. We have the unique ability to form powerful coalitions around certain issues to keep your company or non-profit moving towards its goal.

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frequently asked questions

How can I know whether the services SSGOVRELATIONS provides will match up with my group’s needs?

Easy. Just fill out a quick form on our “Contact Us” page, or contact our Director of Special Projects directly at

What types of companies and organizations would SSGOVRELATIONS, LLC represent?

SSGOVRELATIONS works with a wide variety of companies and organizations including, but not limited to, real estate developers, banks, automotive dealerships, and non-profits.

How does SSGOVRELATIONS, LLC bill its clients?

SSGOVRELATIONS, LLC distinguishes itself from other firms with it’s flat-rate fee system, so no billing by the 1/10th of an hour.

How does the flat-rate fee system work?

The flat-rate fee system works either on a project-by-project basis or a yearly retainer that is payable monthly.

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