Vice President, Chief Equity Underwriter
Ms. Flynn is responsible for credit, underwriting, and risk management for Merchants Capital’s equity acquisitions and fund offerings. Prior to joining Merchants Capital in December 2020, Ms. Flynn managed Ernst & Young’s Tax Credit Advisory and consulting division. During her time at E&Y, Jillian was engaged by syndicators and investors to assess real estate underwriting, transaction structure, tax risk, and feasibility of financial projections for over 750 tax credit properties in all 50 states. In addition, Ms. Flynn prepared sponsor assessments evaluating more than a dozen of the nation’s largest tax credit syndicators on behalf of investors, including reviewing syndicator business strategies, long term-viability, and investment performance. Ms. Flynn also managed the monthly publication of E&Y’s Tax Credit Fund Watch which tracked yield and pricing metrics for LIHTC funds offered in the market by the nation’s largest tax credit equity syndicators. Ms. Flynn earned an MBA from Boston University’s School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in international Relations and Spanish from Bucknell University.