Guest Speaker: John Panno
Senior Vice President, Tax Credit Equity, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
John is a Senior Vice President and member of Bank of America’s Historic Rehabilitation, New Markets and Renewable Energy Tax Credits Origination Team. John joined Bank of America in December of 2013. Prior to joining the Bank, John was a founding principal of NGP Capital LLC where he provided advisory services to corporations and real estate developers in structuring federal and state real estate tax credit transactions. In addition to his experience with NGP Capital, John is former Tax Counsel of The Sherwin-Williams Company where he was responsible for structuring and overseeing historic rehabilitation and low-income housing tax credit transactions resulting in over $1 billion of real estate project construction, as well as coordinating state and local tax planning and litigation.
Before joining Sherwin-Williams in 1996, John was a Tax Manager for Arthur Andersen in Chicago and was Assistant Tax Counsel for The Chicago Bridge & Iron Company. John is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Pennsylvania.