SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) January 02, 2015
San Francisco-based accounting and consulting firm Novogradac & Company LLP has welcomed Matt Meeker 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. Meeker works out of the firm’s Dover, Ohio, office.
“We are very happy to announce the promotion of Matt to partner,” said Michael J. Novogradac, managing partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. “Matt has built a stellar reputation in the community development and renewable energy communities for his ability to identify and resolve complex tax issues. We look forward to working with Matt as he continues to provide excellent client service.”
“I am very excited to assume this new leadership position with the firm,” said Mr. Meeker. “I look forward to finding new, innovative ways to help the firm continue to better serve its clients.”
Matt Meeker specializes in federal and state new markets tax credits, renewable energy tax credits and historic rehabilitation tax credits. Mr. Meeker has consulted on hundreds of tax credit transactions, with cumulative project financing exceeding $10 billion. He provides transaction advisory services to real estate and renewable energy developers, community development entities, syndicators, lenders, consultants and investors on the structuring, financing and syndicating of federal and state NMTCs, RETCs, and HTCs. He also advises on accounting, tax, compliance and regulatory matters in addition to providing traditional audit and tax services. Mr. Meeker frequently speaks at industry conferences and seminars on topics related to the new markets and renewable energy tax credit industries. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University of Ohio and is licensed in Ohio as a certified public accountant.
The firm also welcomed Eric Barnett of the Walnut Creek Office and Jeff Nishita of the San Francisco office, Thomas Stagg of the Seattle office, 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.