Vijay Kapoor

Philadelphia, PA


Vijay Kapoor is the Director of PFM’s Workforce Consulting practice in the firm’s Management and Budget Consulting group.  Mr. Kapoor provides economic and strategic support for public sector bargaining, and is an experienced interest arbitration expert witness testifying on behalf of counties, cities, townships and boroughs.  He also helps governments find ways to address pension and retiree health.




Mr. Kapoor has spent his entire professional career working on governmental and public sector workforce issues.  Prior to joining PFM, he founded a company that provided operational and workforce consulting services to state and local governments.  Previously, Mr. Kapoor served in state government in positions including Executive Director of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Office of Management and Productivity where he led enterprise-wide and agency-specific cost savings projects towards the goal of reaching $1.5 billion in annual savings.Mr. Kapoor also previously practiced as a labor and employment attorney, where he specialized in public sector labor relations matters.



Mr. Kapoor graduated from the University of Chicago with degrees in economics and public policy studies (with honors) and received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he received the labor law prize.  He also received a certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) since 2008.