Managing Director for the Affordable Tax Credit Group

Rick Slagle is responsible for leading the strategy and maximizing value for national development partners. He leads a team that is responsible for approving the structure of each transaction with the objective of finding creative solutions to financing gaps, creating development and operating budgets, minimizing adverse tax consequences, and performing due diligence, while managing the development team and closing process to create a smooth and beneficial transaction for all parties.

Rick has over 20 years of experience in the affordable housing industry where he has led the investment opportunities of almost $3B in development. Previously, he served as Director of Acquisitions for Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, where he led the origination of investment opportunities primarily in the mid-Atlantic region. Rick has served as President of Development Capital Advisors, where he worked with developers and investors throughout the United States to identify, structure, and finance a wide range of real estate transactions involving multiple sources and layers of financing with a specific concentration in low-income housing and historic projects. His experience also includes serving as a Regional Director for RBC Capital Markets Tax Credit Equity Group.

Rick has been a speaker at numerous industry conferences and events, and has also done significant volunteer work for non-profit community organizations that work to provide affordable housing. Rick holds an MBA with a concentration in Real Estate and Finance from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Mary Washington.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - University of Mary Washington
  • MBA in Real Estate & Finance - George Mason University
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