Thomas is an audit principal at Dauby O’Connor & Zaleski, LLC, and has been specializing in the real
estate industry since 2009. Thomas has experience in the affordable housing arena, with a focus on
properties that utilize Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) pursuant to Section 42 of the Internal
Revenue Code and HUD for financing and/or rental assistance. Thomas’ portfolio of clients includes
multifamily housing developers, real estate limited partnerships, LIHTC equity funds, not-for-profit
corporations, and property management organizations, among others.
Since joining Dauby O’Connor & Zaleski, LLC, Thomas has prepared and reviewed numerous audits of
limited liability companies, partnerships, and not-for-profit entities owning various real estate
developments, in addition to LIHTC equity funds. These audits have been prepared for HUD and
various debt and equity providers. He has also prepared numerous cost certifications required by
various state housing finance agencies for utilization of the LIHTC.
Thomas stays current with the real estate industry and the continually changing regulatory
environment by attending continuing education classes and conferences on an ongoing basis. These
classes and conferences address the most current issues, including Low Income Housing Tax Credits,
HUD audit guidelines, Government Auditing Standards, and Uniform Guidance. This education is
sponsored by various organizations including the Indiana CPA Society, the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants, the Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants, and
the Institute for Professional and Executive Development, Inc.