Ramiro Carbonell Discusses New Markets Tax Credits as a Source for Economic Development at Pennsylvania Housing Alliance Conference
READING, PA, November 30, 2006 - Ramiro Carbonell
, a Shareholder in the Firm's Tax-Exempt Finance and Tax Credit and Housing Departments, addressed an audience of industry executives on November 28 at the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania's
Annual Conference on Housing and Homelessness, Policy and Programs.
and other panelists discussed New Markets Tax Credits
as a source for community economic development.
The session covered mixed use development - commercial and residential - in one project financed by New Markets Tax Credit equity.
The panel explored the benefits and risk associated with these developments and highlighted some examples of successful transactions.
practice in New Market Tax Credit transactions, Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit transactions and tax-exempt finance with an emphasis on taxation and federal arbitrage law.
has represented investors, developers and syndicators in New Markets Tax Credit transactions, housing transactions and Federal Historic Tax Credit transactions.
He serves as bond counsel, special tax counsel, underwriter's counsel, borrower's counsel, trustee's counsel and as counsel to the liquidity provider for a variety of matters.
is a recognized leader in working with New Markets Tax Credits
and was instrumental in the offering of New Markets Tax Credits
by the Delaware Community Investment Corporation
is bilingual and helps counsel the firm's clients doing business in Latin America on corporate or related issues.
has been a speaker for the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers
He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey and is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Camden County, the Pennsylvania Housing Alliance, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers and the American Bar Association.
received an LL.M. in Taxation from Temple University School of Law
, a J.D. with Tax Honors from Rutgers School of Law
and a B.S. from New York University.