Abby Cohen is a partner in the valuation consulting, market research and government services division of Novogradac’s metro Washington, D.C., and Atlanta offices. She has extensive experience performing market feasibility studies, appraisals, rent comparability studies and consulting services for a broad cross-section of clients in the low-income housing tax credit community, including developers, lenders, syndicators and state agencies. She also works extensively in the historic tax credit and new markets tax credit communities, preparing reasonableness opinions related to the IRS Revenue Procedure 2014-12 safe harbor ruling. Cohen received a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and is a frequent speaker at various industry events. She is a designated member of the National Council of Housing Market Analysts. Cohen is licensed as a certified general appraiser in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.