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The NTCIC Face Book: Meet Our Staff Attending the Novogradac NMTC Conference in San Diego, CA

Written By: NTCIC

NTCIC will attend the upcoming Novogradac New Markets Tax Credit Conference from January 20th – 21st to connect with industry colleagues, share details of our upcoming deployment strategy, and meet with project sponsors currently seeking allocation. The annual Novogradac New Markets Tax Credit Conference provides a meeting space for industry colleagues to reconnect, strengthen their professional network, and discuss ways to support places that matter with hundreds of attendees from the NMTC world. NTCIC Acquisitions Manager Amanda Bloomberg will participate in the following session:

Thursday, January 20th: NMTC’s Favorite Twin: Pairing with the Historic Tax Credit 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

  • The new markets tax credit is often paired with the historic tax credit to close financing gaps. Hear best practices in pairing the incentives from people with experience doing so. Learn when it makes sense and how to maximize efficiency in your transaction.

Be sure to have the panel on your calendars and to keep an eye out for NTCIC as you make your way through the event. Meet our team headed to San Diego!

Merrill Hoopengardner (Attending Virtually)

President, NTCIC

As President of NTCIC, Merrill directs fundraising and acquisitions opportunities, develops and implements overall strategy and new lines of business for the company, and coordinates governing board/staff relations. She will once again be participating in one of the first event panels, "What's Next for the NMTC." She will discuss current legislative efforts to expand the NMTC program. | Connect

Kandi Jackson

SVP & Managing Director of Acquisitions and Project Management

As Managing Director, Kandi oversees the Acquisitions and Project Management Team of NTCIC with a focus on HTC and NMTC investments, which is primarily responsible for finding, underwriting, closing, and initiating the first equity and loan disbursements to a project. Additionally, she originates and manages NTCIC’s upper-tier investor relationships. | Connect

Amanda Bloomberg

Acquisitions Manager

Amanda is responsible for identifying, structuring, and preliminary underwriting prospective federal/state HTC and NMTC investments. Over the past four years, she has successfully deployed over $200 million in NMTC allocation to projects across the country. | Connect

Marcus Jones

Real Estate Investment Analyst

Marcus Jones joined the team this year as a Real Estate Investment Analyst. In this role, he supports NTCIC’s pipeline development and initial due diligence for origination and underwriting. Marcus comes to NTCIC with over five years of experience in commercial real estate industry research, analytics, and account management, having most recently served as a Business Development Associate with SS&C Technologies. | Connect

Tony Maruca

Project Manager

Tony Maruca recently joined NTCIC’s Project Management team and provides due diligence and underwriting efforts for prospective tax credit investments. Anthony has over eight years of tax credit finance and underwriting experience in the community development industry and most recently worked for Civic Builders as the Director of Real Estate Finance. | Connect