Jeffrey T. Nishita, CPA


Jeff Nishita is a partner in the San Francisco office of Novogradac and is a co-founder of the company’s LIHTC Working Group and two of the subgroups for the company’s Opportunity Zones Working Group, membership organizations that addresses technical issues in their respective industries. Mr. Nishita provides numerous services in the real estate industry, including audit and tax services, consulting/structuring, forecasting, LIHTC and tax-exempt bond application assistance, and training. He is experienced with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Uniform Guidance (and A-133), and numerous state auditing requirements. In addition, he is in charge of maintaining the company’s Financial Forecast Model. He works with for-profit and nonprofit real estate developers, syndicators, lenders and direct investors. Mr. Nishita also speaks at various real estate conferences throughout the year and is a technical editor for the company’s special reports. Mr. Nishita has served on the Housing Colorado NOW! Conference Planning Committee since 2013 and also founded the company’s community service program. Before joining Novogradac, Mr. Nishita worked with several start-up companies and small businesses in executive positions. Mr. Nishita graduated from Santa Clara University’s master’s program and also received a bachelor’s degree in business economics, with a concentration in accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He currently serves on various nonprofit boards including the Santa Clara University Accounting Advisory Board. He is licensed in California and Colorado as a certified public accountant.