Thomas Boccia, CPA
Tom Boccia is a partner in the Cleveland office of Novogradac & Company LLP, where he specializes in community development, including historic rehabilitation tax credit (HTC), new markets tax credit (NMTC) and low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) transactions. Mr. Boccia has more than 30 years of public accounting experience providing audit, tax and consulting services. He has extensive experience providing services to the real estate industry, with an emphasis in commercial and residential development projects. In addition, he has experience with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) auditing requirements and providing tax and accounting services to private equity funds. His experience includes working with complex financing for community development real estate developments, including using NMTCs, HTCs, public/private partnerships and other federal, state and local tax credits and incentives. Mr. Boccia also has extensive experience in preparing financial forecasts for HTC and NMTC deals as well as syndicated real estate investments. Mr. Boccia also works extensively with community development entities, tax credit equity sponsors and real estate developers. Mr. Boccia serves as the technical editor for the firm’s Historic Rehabilitation Handbook and for the HTC content of the monthly Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits. He is a speaker at industry events, and serves as chairman of Novogradac & Company’s annual Historic Tax Credit Conference. Before joining the firm, he was a partner in a firm that provided audit and tax services to the real estate industry. His responsibilities included working with clients involved in partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures for residential and commercial real estate ventures and hospitality developments. Mr. Boccia received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Bowling Green State University. He is licensed in Ohio as a certified public accountant.