Managing partner in the San Francisco, Calif. office of Novogradac & Company LLP. He has more than 25 years experience specializing in affordable housing, community development and renewable energy. Mr. Novogradac’s focus is in real estate taxation and accounting. He is the author of numerous real estate-related tax and accounting articles and books, including the New Markets Tax Credit Handbook and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Handbook, and he broadcasts a weekly podcast that focuses on affordable housing, community development and renewable energy tax credit issues. In addition, Mr. Novogradac serves as advisor on industry and governmental affairs for the NMTC Working Group and the LIHTC Working Group. He also serves on the executive committee of the Housing Advisory Group and the boards of directors of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, the NMTC Coalition, A Hand Up, Berkeley Chess School, the NH&RA NMTC Steering Committee and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Tax Policy Council. He previously served on the board of governors of the California Housing Consortium, as an advisory board member of the National Leased Housing Association, the Federal Housing Policy Council and the Housing and Development Reporter, and was a member of the California State Treasurer's Housing Finance Advisory Board, as well as a board member and CFO of the Housing Industry Foundation. Mr. Novogradac graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He received an M.B.A. with highest honors from the University of California at Berkeley.