Ryan J. Kauer


Real Estate Finance; Tax Credit/Community Development Finance

O: (617) 880-3521

About Ryan

Ryan’s practice focuses on representing various financial institutions in commercial real estate finance transactions that utilize federal and state tax credits, including low-income housing tax credits, new markets tax credits, and historic tax credits. He represents major institutional tax credit investors, community development entities, and nonprofit organizations, in connection with commercial, industrial, office, mixed-use, and retail properties.

Representative matters

  • Assisted in the representation of a tax credit syndicator as the sponsor of a $160 million multi-investor tax credit fund, which helped finance more than 1,800 affordable homes across the United States
  • Assisted in the representation of a national bank as tax credit investor in a new markets tax credit investment that helped finance a state-of-the-art grocery store in a rural, distressed community


Massachusetts Bar Association


Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Boston College Law School, J.D., 2023
University of Connecticut, B.A., summa cum laude, 2017