San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2015
San Francisco-based accounting and consulting firm Novogradac & Company LLP has welcomed Jeff Nishita to the partnership. The firm, which specializes in affordable housing, community development, historic preservation and renewable energy tax credits, has 44 partners in 18 offices nationwide. Mr. Nishita works out of the firm’s San Francisco office.
“We are very happy to announce the promotion of Jeff to partner,” said Michael J. Novogradac, managing partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. “We appreciate the contributions Jeff has made to help the firm better serve its clients and build our best in-class affordable housing expertise, which includes co-founding the LIHTC Working Group.”
“I am very excited to assume this new leadership position with the firm,” said Mr. Nishita. “I look forward to continuing our strong tradition of client service to help them achieve their goals and serve their communities and further enhancing our expertise in the real estate industry.”
Mr. Nishita performs numerous services in the real estate industry, including audit and tax services, consulting, forecasting and training. He works with for-profit and nonprofit developers, syndicators and direct investors. Mr. Nishita speaks at various affordable housing conferences throughout the year and is a technical editor for some of the firm’s special reports. In addition, Mr. Nishita is in charge of maintaining the firm’s Financial Forecast Model. He is also the founder of the firm’s community service program and one of the founders of the firm’s LIHTC Working Group, a membership organization that addresses technical issues in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program. Prior to joining Novogradac & Company LLP, Mr. Nishita worked with several start-up companies and small businesses in executive positions. He graduated from Santa Clara University, receiving an MBA with concentrations in operations, entrepreneurship, managing technology and innovation and finance. He also received a bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is licensed in California as a certified public accountant.
The firm also welcomed Eric Barnett of the Walnut Creek office, Thomas Stagg of the Seattle office, and Matt Meeker and Dirk Wallace of the Dover, Ohio, office to the partnership.
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.