The Leading Urban Strategy Firm

Our Approach

Strategy is the foundation for everything we do.

Business Strategy

Due Diligence & Planning

Strategy Implementation

We are experts in cities, combining knowledge in real estate, lobbying, strategic planning, market research and financing.

By keeping clients’ goals the continuing focus of our energies, we strive to deliver creative, cost-effective results in order to maximize success while minimizing risk.


Capalino is a one-stop shop for organizations seeking success in cities, especially New York. Businesses and nonprofits turn to us for real, direct strategies to enact their visions.

Capalino is the first urban strategy firm to offer the full multitude of services needed to successfully manage business, nonprofit, civic and real estate initiatives from start to finish.

Having strategy guidance from experts that have achieved success in NYC – not just theoretical guidance – is vital to being successful. We believe combining lobbying with an ability to conduct relevant market research, secure capital for projects and engage the private and public sector in smart ways is crucial to help our clients achieve sustainable success.

Capalino’s service offerings for businesses and nonprofits expand upon the firm’s four decades of expertise in government relations to include new client services in real estate approvals, project financing, business operations strategy, market research and social impact. Based on Capalino’s reputation for combining thoughtful strategy with effective execution, companies and nonprofits rely on us to guide and implement strategies that achieve important additional goals beyond traditional government relations.


Very simply, without Capalino and their knowledge of business needs and City processes, the dream of getting this technology approved for installation would not have occurred –Thyssenkrupp Elevator VP Pete Nelson