Michael Kressig is a partner in the St. Louis office of Novogradac & Company LLP, where he specializes in the opportunity zone incentive, the historic rehabilitation tax credit (HTC), the new markets tax credit (NMTC) and the low-income housing credit (LIHTC). He has more than 25 years of public accounting and business advisory experience, including extensive experience assisting developer, syndicator, CDE and investor clients with complex financial, syndication and investment structuring including the use of tax incentivized financing. His consulting expertise includes financial modeling and projections, deal structuring and related services. Mr. Kressig is currently assisting qualified opportunity fund sponsors in the newly emerging area of opportunity zone investing. His opportunity zone expertise includes fund structuring, financial modeling and projections, developing compliance due diligence and asset management policies and procedures, and evaluating and structuring real estate and operating business portfolio investments with consideration toward OZ requirements. Mr. Kressig also works extensively with real estate partnership and compliance audits and advises clients on accounting, tax and regulatory issues. He is a frequent contributor to Novogradac’s Tax Credit Journal and a regular speaker at industry events. Prior to joining Novogradac & Company LLP in 2012, Mr. Kressig directed the assurance services and real estate services practice groups at Sabino & Company. Mr. Kressig also served as a senior manager with Deloitte LLP, where he specialized in the financial services industry as well as merger and acquisition consulting and due diligence.