Matthew Barcello specializes in providing tax credit investment services. Based in Boston, he provides real estate due diligence and transaction services relating to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program, energy tax credits, and federal and state historic tax credit transactions. His experience with the LIHTC includes conducting due diligence and providing other advisory services on behalf of institutional investors in both primary and secondary transactions. He has provided due diligence services to nearly every tax credit syndicator.
Matt has co-authored a series of reports assessing the performance of the LIHTC industry as well as the implication of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). These reports include “The Community Reinvestment Act and Its Effect on Housing Tax Credit Pricing,” “The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program at Year 30: Recent Investment Performance,” and “The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program at Year 30: An Operating Expense Analysis.”
Before joining CohnReznick, Matt was an associate with a Big Four firm in the tax credit investment advisory services group. While there, he contributed to a quarterly publication that tracks and scores investment in renewable energy for each state by assessing factors such as power offtake price, tax climate, resource quality, and renewable energy infrastructure.
B.A., International Relations, Economics Boston University
M.A., Finance, Harvard University