Who We Are

Credit Capital

Our Firm

Credit Capital is a national affordable housing investment firm that provides equity capital to low-income housing tax credit partnerships that own affordable housing developments. Since 2002, Credit Capital has invested over $1 billion of equity capital nationwide.

Credit Capital

Our History

Credit Capital was formed in April 2002 by former executives of National Partnership Investments Corp. (“NAPICO”). In 2001, NAPICO was ranked the 9th largest landlord in the United States by National Real Estate Investor Magazine, with ownership interests in over 70,000 affordable housing units located throughout 48 states and territories. In March 2002, NAPICO’s assets were acquired by Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO), the largest publically traded multifamily real estate investment trust in the United States (NYSE: AIV); Credit Capital retained NAPICO’s active syndication business.

Credit Capital

Our Team

Bruce Nelson

Managing Member

Bruce E. Nelson is managing member and founder of Credit Capital. He is responsible for the firm’s strategic planning, corporate development, and investment, acquisition and disposition activities. Bruce has 35 years of experience in real estate investment and LIHTC acquisitions and syndication and has participated in the acquisition and syndication of over $2 billion of tax credit equity for numerous institutional clients.

Prior to founding Credit Capital, Mr. Nelson served as President and Chief Operating Officer at a national tax credit syndication firm, then one of the largest multifamily property owners in the United States and Territories, during which time the firm originated over 700 multifamily investments and raised more than $1.2 billion. His syndication experience includes proprietary, regional, guaranteed and national fund placements; and his acquisition experience includes LIHTC, mixed-income, historic and state credit transactions.

Mr. Nelson has been a featured speaker at various affordable housing conferences and was formerly a director of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition. Mr. Nelson received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law.

Mirko Jokanovic

Managing Member

Mirko D. Jokanovic is managing member of Credit Capital. Mr. Jokanovic is responsible for the firm’s business development and investment, acquisition and disposition activities. Mirko has 25 years of experience in real estate investment and LIHTC acquisitions and syndication and has participated in the acquisition and syndication of over $2 billion of tax credit equity for numerous institutional clients. His syndication experience also includes proprietary, regional, guaranteed and national fund placements; and his acquisition experience includes LIHTC, mixed-income, historic and state credit transactions.

Prior to founding Credit Capital, Mr. Jokanovic served as Director and Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Syndication at a national tax credit syndication firm, then one of the largest multifamily property owners in the United States and Territories, during which time he originated over 175 housing tax credit investments throughout the United States.

Mr. Jokanovic has been a featured speaker and panelist at various affordable housing conferences. Mr. Jokanovic received a Bachelor’s degree from California State University Northridge, and maintains a California real estate sales license.

Claudia Negrete

Director of Due Diligence and Underwriting

Claudia C. Negrete is Director of Due Diligence and Underwriting for Credit Capital. She has been a member of the Credit Capital team since 2002 and is responsible for overseeing the due diligence and financial underwriting process, monitoring and reporting on the performance of the firm’s investment portfolio and closing of tax credit investments throughout the United States. Claudia has 20 years of experience in real estate investment and LIHTC acquisitions and syndication and has participated in over 130 housing tax credit investments representing over $1 billion of tax credit equity. Her experience includes new construction and rehabilitation / adaptive re-use developments utilizing a variety of programs including federal 4% and 9% low income housing tax credits, state housing tax credits, historic tax credits, renewable energy tax credits, HOME, Housing Trust Funds, AHP, USDA 515, HUD 223(f), 221(d)4, RAD, HAP mark to market and project-based housing vouchers.

Prior to joining Credit Capital, Mrs. Negrete was a financial analyst for a national tax credit syndication firm, then one of the largest multifamily property owners in the United States and Territories.

Ms. Negrete serves as the Treasurer for the Trojan League of Los Angeles; Ways and Means Chair for St. Jude the Apostle Elementary School, and participates as a mentor for the USC First-Generation Mentor Program, a program aiming to connect first-generation undergraduates with first-generation USC Alumni. Mrs. Negrete earned her Bachelor’s degree from the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California and holds a California real estate broker license.

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