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Our Team: Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Our Team: Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Experts in investment capital for renewable energy projects.

Since 2008, U.S. Bancorp has steadily been making a name for itself in Renewable Energy Tax Credit (RETC) investing. As of June 30, 2014, our renewable energy team has provided more than $2.9 billion in renewable energy tax equity to help finance over $6.3 billion of renewable energy projects in the United States. By providing needed capital to renewable energy developments, U.S. Bancorp is helping support America’s march to a greener and more independent energy future.


Matt Philpott Director of New Markets, Historic, and Renewable Energy Tax Credit Investments

Matt Philpott
Director of New Markets, Historic, and Renewable Energy Tax Credit Investments

Matt Philpott manages the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), Historic Tax Credit (HTC) and RETC production staff. He oversees the origination, underwriting and approval of all investments, as well as the evaluation of the impacts those investments have on communities. Prior to joining USBCDC in 2005, Matt had more than a decade of construction management and real-estate development experience. He holds an MS from the University of California-Davis and a BA from Wesleyan University.


Darren Van't Hof

Darren Van't Hof
Business Development
Nationwide

Darren Van’t Hof executes internal and external renewable energy initiatives and serves as USBCDC’s head of business development for renewable energy investments. Prior to leading our renewable energy team, he served on our NMTC and HTC business development and project management staff for four years. His tenure has also included prior leadership positions in NMTC and HTC asset management and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit asset management. He presently serves on the Environmental Stewardship Counsel for U.S. Bank and is an active board member of the Solar Energy Industry Association. His background includes real-estate development, asset management and structured finance. He holds a BA from the University of Missouri.


Dan Siegel Business Development Nationwide

Dan Siegel
Business Development
Nationwide

Dan Siegel originates renewable energy investment opportunities across the country. Most recently, he was responsible for overseeing the RETC underwriting and closing team. As one of the team’s initial RETC officers in 2009, he has provided substantial support to RETC origination, development, and documentation in an effort to grow the business line. During his career at USBCDC, Dan has closed nearly $1 billion of NMTC, HTC, and RETC equity investments, the majority of which have financed renewable energy facilities across the country. Dan holds a JD and an LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis.


Ed Rossier

Ed Rossier
Director of Project Management

Ed Rossier is responsible for overseeing our underwriting and closing team that specializes in renewable energy investments. He has more than seven years of project management experience, which includes negotiating, structuring, and underwriting 40 tax equity transactions for USBCDC, more than 20 of which were renewable energy investments that exceeded 200 megawatts of generating capacity. Prior to joining our team in 2010, Ed worked for Werner Sobek New York, Inc., an engineering and design firm, where he served as the director of business development. Ed holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington and a BA in Art History from Williams College.


Adam Altenhofen

Adam Altenhofen
Assistant Director of Project Management


Lucas Gredell

Lucas Gredell
Financial Analyst


Jon Peeples Project Management

Jon Peeples
Project Management


Lan Sasa Project Management

Lan Sasa
Project Management


Matt Ulrich

Matt Ulrich
Project Management


Virginia Williams

Virginia Williams
Project Management


Colin Witherspoon

Colin Witherspoon
Project Management

The Basics of RETCs

RETCs encourage investment in the development and installation of renewable energy property. Here’s how they work.

Dedicated Asset Managers

Our experienced asset management team works closely with developers to ensure the long-term success of renewable energy projects.

Portfolio Highlights

Our work has helped provide needed capital for renewable energy projects nationwide.

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