Many Forum members might be familiar with Andrew Potts’ work as a tax guy. He knows real estate tax law inside and out. He has spoken and written extensively on the federal rehabilitation tax credit and is an expert on preservation finance. In fact, it was his interest in historic rehabilitation tax credits that first led him to his current position as the new executive director of US/ICOMOS.
Several years ago, when Potts was working as an attorney for the law firm of Nixon Peabody in Washington, D.C., he got the idea to organize a seminar that focused on the various historic preservation tax incentives found in other countries. This led him to join US/ICOMOS, become involved in one of the organization’s Scientific Committees, and eventually serve on the organization’s board. This past February he began a two-year leave-of-absence from Nixon Peabody to take the reins of US/ICOMOS.... Read More →