Kevin Goldsmith

Managing Director, Community Development Tax Credits and Intermediaries Lending
JPMorgan Chase

Kevin Goldsmith is the Managing Director for Community Development Tax Credits (CDTC) and Intermediaries Lending at Chase, which has continually expanded its market share and leadership as a national investor in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), Historic Tax Credits (HTC) and lending for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).

Mr. Goldsmith joined the Chase CDTC team in 2006 and has grown the team to become an important line of business for the bank. He oversees a national team that originates and structures NMTC and HTC equity investments and debt facilities for CDFIs. His team works with industry partners and business units throughout Chase to identify, screen, and underwrite community development projects. Kevin’s team manages a $4 billion tax credit portfolio and nearly $500 million in loans to CDFIs in support of commercial and housing projects in low-income communities.

Prior to joining Chase, Mr. Goldsmith spent six years as a Director with the National Development Council (NDC) and NDC’s Grow America Fund, a national not-for-profit CDFI and SBA 7a small business lender. While with NDC, Kevin provided small business financing and technical assistance services to promote economic development in disadvantaged areas throughout the US and Puerto Rico.

Kevin received his BA from the University of Iowa and MBA degree from DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago. As a complement to his passion for Chicago and community development finance, he is also a 2020 fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago and current ULI Chicago Yield Cohort participant.

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