National Equity Fund Names New General Counsel

Michael G. Rogers Joins Leading National LIHTC Syndicator

Nov 02, 2015, 15:43 ET from National Equity Fund

CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Equity Fund, Inc. has named Michael G. Rogers as its new general counsel. Rogers returns to NEF after leaving in 2007 having served as associate general counsel for four years.

Most recently, Rogers worked as senior counsel with Holland & Knight LLP representing investors and syndicators in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and New Markets Tax Credit transactions. Prior to that, he was a staff attorney with Sidley Austin LLP, also working on LIHTC deals. He held positions at Brent Kugman & Associates, FINOVA Capital Corporation, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Greenberger, Krauss & Jacobs, Charted, all providing him with 28 years of experience as an attorney and more than 12 years with affordable housing programs.

"We are excited to have Mike rejoin the team," commented Joseph S. Hagan, president and CEO. "His extensive background in LIHTC deals as well as his knowledge of how a syndicator works will serve our partners well."

Rogers obtained his law degree from Indiana University School of Law and a bachelor's degree in political science from Indiana University

About National Equity Fund, Inc.
National Equity Fund, Inc. is a leading syndicator of Low Income Housing Tax Credits. The Chicago-based non-profit is an affiliate of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and has played an integral role in creating affordable housing options, revitalizing communities and strengthening local economies for more than 27 years. It has invested $11.4 billion in 2,300 LIHTC developments, creating approximately 140,000 affordable homes for low-income families and individuals. For more information, visit

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