John Hoffman is the Founder and President of Bracket Partners. His focus is maximizing tax incentives related to real estate, renewable energy, and other fixed assets. He works on projects involving tax credits and incentives such as historic, renewable energy, low income housing, new markets, opportunity zones/funds, 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 project finance work, John performs cost segregation as well as repairs and maintenance (tangible property) tax regulation studies. He also consults on 179D and 45L energy efficient tax incentives, fixed asset valuation, property tax and other business incentives.
John started his career in the valuation group of the Chicago office of Arthur Andersen and progressed into an experienced practice leader in both the historic tax credits and cost segregation at a national accounting firm. He 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. His experience includes real estate as well as machinery and equipment valuation including purchase price allocation and goodwill impairment. In addition to working at professional service firms, John spent several years as a real estate development manager and focused on market rate and affordable senior and multifamily housing, retail, hotels and indoor waterparks.
John earned an MBA with a focus on Real Estate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earned 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 (“ASCSP”). John is a member of the Graaskamp Board of Advisors affiliated with the real estate program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is also a member of the Illinois CPA Society.
Matt Prickett is Vice President at Bracket Partners. His focus is on maximizing tax incentives related to real estate, renewable, and other fixed assets. He works on projects involving tax credits and incentives such as historic, renewable energy, low-income housing, new markets, opportunity zones/funds, tax increment financing, and other state and local incentives. He advises clients on project finance and transactional issues, assists in managing the development process, manages risks throughout construction and financing, and provides guidance during acquisitions and dispositions.
Matt has 25 years of public and private sector experience in commercial real estate development and tax credits. Matt’s prior employers include a large national bank and various tax credit syndicators. He has experience in most asset classes including residential (low income, work force and market rate), office, retail, commercial, hospitality and non-profit uses. Matt has worked on projects ranging in size from $2 million to $100 million in major financial centers from coast to coast as well as second and third tier cities and towns.
Matt earned a Master of Arts in Public Policy Studies/Urban Affairs and Juris Doctorate both from Saint Louis University. Matt is based in the St. Louis, Missouri metro area.
Frank Niscoromni is Vice President at Bracket Partners. His focus is on maximizing tax incentives related to real estate, renewable, and other fixed assets. He works on projects involving tax credits and incentives such as historic, renewable energy, low-income housing, new markets, opportunity zones/funds, tax increment financing, and other state and local incentives. In addition to his work on projects involving tax credits and incentives, he performs cost segregation studies.
Frank is a diversified professional with over 20 years of experience. His prior employers include tier one automotive suppliers, a Big 4 international accounting firm, and an electric utility. Frank has experience executing engagements across a multitude of commercial, industrial, and residential properties ranging from under $1 million to $100+ million in total costs. During his time in the utility sector Frank executed roles in renewable energy development, regulatory strategy, and electric generation planning. His experience in renewable energy is comprehensive, including financial analysis of renewable energy projects, request for project proposals, contract negotiations, site selection, and regulatory and municipal approvals. Frank gained his experience through successful completion of both solar and wind projects totaling 250+ mega-watts.
Frank earned an MBA from Michigan State University and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Frank is based in the Detroit, Michigan metro area.
We offer a comprehensive and integrated suite of solutions to help clients maximize value. All of our solutions include successfully navigating and implementing incentives at the federal, state, and local level.