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Baker Tilly Expands Real Estate Advisory Practice in Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 26, 2020) – Leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) welcomes Partner Garrick Gibson, Managing Director Gary Lindner and Managing Director Sam Clark to the firm’s real estate advisory practice in Texas.

“These three new hires are highly accomplished leaders and bring a wealth of experience to our firm,” said Todd Carpenter, managing partner of Baker Tilly’s real estate practice. “Not only does their presence highlight our continued growth in Texas, but also emphasizes our commitment to the real estate industry.”

Garrick Gibson brings more than 15 years of professional experience in consulting clients on the use of federal and state tax credits and incentives, reviewing potential structures for optimal financial benefits, providing application review and tax benefit analysis and support. He specializes in partnership tax concepts and tax incentivized real estate for development projects.

Gary Lindner specializes in building the capacity of certified Community Development Financial Institutions that serve disadvantaged businesses and low-income communities. He has more than 20 years of leadership positions for corporations and not-for-profit organizations, and previously had a distinguished Air Force career. A combat and service-disabled veteran, Lindner achieved the rank of colonel and command pilot status.

Sam Clark brings more than 35 years of experience in providing consulting services related to healthy and distressed transactions, financial restructuring and opinion-related corporate finance. Clark specializes in helping real estate investors acquire and redevelop underperforming and underutilized real estate primarily located in urban centers.

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Baker Tilly Capital, LLC is a boutique investment bank specializing in merger and acquisition (M&A), capital sourcing, project finance and corporate finance advisory services. The Baker Tilly Capital team is led by investment bankers and corporate finance specialists that have meaningful experience advising clients in evaluating strategic and financial alternatives, creating and executing sell-side and buy-side M&A strategies, and identifying cost-effective financing alternatives and sources. Backed by Baker Tilly US, LLP, a national accounting and advisory firm with significant industry expertise, Baker Tilly Capital offers value added insights before, during and after the transaction. Baker Tilly Capital, LLC is a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA and SIPC.

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