John P. Hoffman is a Managing Director of Specialty Tax and Project Finance Tax Credit & Incentive Services in Miller Cooper’s Tax Department. His focus is maximizing tax incentives related to real estate and other fixed assets. He works on projects involving tax credits and incentives such as historic, renewable energy, low income housing, new markets, TIF, and other state and local incentives. He advises clients on project finance and transactional issues, helping manage the development process, manage risks throughout construction and financing, and provide guidance during acquisitions and dispositions. In addition to cost segregation, He also consults on cost segregation, repairs and maintenance (tangible property) tax regulations, 179D and 45L energy efficient tax incentives, fixed asset valuation, property tax appeal and other business incentives.
RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Mr. Hoffman is a an experienced practice leader in both the historic tax credit and cost segregation practices at a regional accounting firm and has more than 20 years of experience working on properties and portfolios ranging in value from under $1 million to over $1 billion for both privately held and public clients. He also spent several years focusing on real estate valuation and cost segregation including purchase price allocation and goodwill impairment for a professional service firm at the director level. After graduate school, Mr. Hoffman was a real estate development manager and focused on senior/multifamily housing, retail, hotels and indoor waterparks. He started his career in the valuation group at an international accounting firm.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Mr. Hoffman has an MBA with a focus on Real Estate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an undergraduate degree in Architectural Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering, and is a licensed CPA. He is an active public speaker on topics related to real estate including tax issues as well as energy/sustainability trends and opportunities. He is a member of Landmarks Illinois and an active member on the Real Estate and Building Industries Committee. He is a certified member, past president, and board member of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals. He is also a member of the Illinois CPA Society.
Contact John Hoffman at JHoffman@MillerCooper.com or 847-205-5000.