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🔗Manager, Historic Tax Credits

  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL
  • $80,000-$90,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Historic Tax Credits
  • Job Summary: The Manager is a skilled technical preservation expert who serves as project lead for historic rehabilitation projects, managing through the complexity of the historic preservation process.
  • Job Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree (in History, Architectural History, Historical Preservation or equivalent preferred)
    • Accredited Program in Historic Preservation or commensurate experience
    • Knowledge of construction site requirements
    • Minimum six years’ experience with historic tax credit application projects
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and write persuasive technical arguments
    • Consultative and persuasive with deep knowledge of the historic preservation process
    • Knowledgeable of federal, state, and local requirements
    • Skilled and persuasive historic preservation writing and editing
    • Basic understanding of real estate finance and role of historic tax credits in capital stack

    Computer Skills:

    • The candidate must have Technical proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud suite (especially InDesign)
    • Standard familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • How to Apply:

    Please apply via our careers website at

  • Job benefits: Unique incentive based compensation, 14 weeks of maternity/paternity leave, Unlimited PTO, MyRyan environment allows for hybrid office setup
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Standard indoor working environment. Occasional long periods of sitting while working at computer. Position requires regular interaction with employees and clients both in person and via e-mail and telephone. This position requires a fair amount field activity Exposure to workplace elements, such as dust, dirt, shavings Independent travel requirement: 30 to 50%.
  • Contact Name: Melinda Wedding
  • Application Email:
  • Application URL:
  • Application Phone #: 7205240639

Website Ryan, LLC

With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Ryan provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis. Our multidisciplinary team of more than 3,500 professionals and associates serves over 18,000 clients in more than 60 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies.

The Manager is the lead point of contact with client and project team which includes developers, architects, engineers, and contractors and other building trades as well as lawyers, accountants and other professionals involved in the project. They are the point of contact for the federal, state, and local review agencies in relationship to a historic tax credit filing or other regulatory review involving impacts on historic structures. The Manager also offers expert advice on the availability of federal (and other jurisdictional) tax credits.

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