Gordon is one of the leaders of Plante Moran's Housing and Community Development Solutions Group. He spends 100 percent of his time assisting for-profit and not-for-profit clients with real estate development projects involving tax incentives such as historic tax credits, New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs), Brownfield redevelopment incentives, and the new Opportunity Zone incentive. He assists clients nationwide in identifying available tax incentives and structuring transactions to optimize the net benefit of these incentives while ensuring compliance with all applicable tax law requirements.
Gordon is known nationally as a technical expert on tax credits and incentives including NMTCs, historic tax credits, and Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds within the accounting industry. As one of the founding members of the housing and community development solution's group, he was instrumental in helping the group achieve a recent milestone by closing transactions involving more than $1 billion of NMTCs, historic tax credits, and state tax credits.
Gordon frequently lectures on Opportunity Zones, historic and NMTCs for organizations such as IPED, NH&RA, ALI-ABA, ICMA, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Council of SHPOs, the State Bar of Michigan, and the Michigan Historic Preservation Network. He has a B.S. in accounting (with high honors) from Wayne State University and an MST (with high honors) from Walsh College.