San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014
San Francisco-based accounting and consulting firm Novogradac & Company LLP welcomes Mark Shelburne to the firm’s consulting practice. The firm, which specializes in affordable housing, community development, historic preservation and renewable energy tax credits, has 18 offices nationwide. Mr. Shelburne will be based in Raleigh, N.C., but will work nationally.
“My partners are delighted that Mark has joined our team,” said Michael J. Novogradac, managing partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. “His years of experience working with many housing finance agencies, along with his deep understanding of the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program and other affordable housing programs, will be an asset to the firm. I look forward to his contributions to the field of affordable housing.”
“I am excited to be joining Novogradac & Company LLP,” said Mr. Shelburne. “I have admired Novogradac’s key role in the industry for my entire career and look forward to continuing that excellence.”
For the past 13 years, Mr. Shelburne worked for the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, where he coordinated the qualified allocation plan, initiated award-winning programs, testified before Congress, worked with many housing finance agencies and wrote a book on LIHTCs. Mr. Shelburne is a national thought leader on allocation policy, supportive housing, IRS compliance, program innovation and fair housing. At Novogradac & Company LLP, he will consult with state agencies, local governments, equity providers, lenders, attorneys and developers on these and other topics.
Novogradac, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, began operations in 1989, and the allied group of Novogradac companies has since grown to more than 500 employees and partners with offices in San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Long Beach, Calif.; the Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Detroit, Mich., Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo.; Seattle, Wash. metro areas; Boston, Mass.; Austin, Texas; Dover, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; New York, N.Y.; Portland, Ore.; Chicago, Ill; and Naples, Fla. Specialty practice areas include tax, audit and consulting services for tax-credit-assisted multifamily and affordable housing, community revitalization and rehabilitation of historic properties.
Other areas of expertise include military-base redevelopment, preparation and analysis of market studies and appraisals of multifamily housing investments and renewable energy tax credits.
For additional information about Novogradac’s personnel and areas of expertise, visit http://www.novoco.com or call (415) 356-8000.