LIHTC Fund Accountant
Tony joined Merchants Capital in 2020 to oversee budget operations, fund accounting and risk management for Merchants Bancorp’s LIHTC portfolio. Mr. Rago has spent over a decade in various accounting and finance roles, most recently as an Accounting Manager for Cummins, Inc. where he was responsible for implementing and maintaining financial controls required by the Sarbanes Oxley Act, and managing the general ledger and financial reporting of the $5 billion business unit within the Fortune 500 company’s North American distribution subsidiary. Prior to Cummins, Mr. Rago worked in public accounting at Crowe, LLP and Dauby O’Connor & Zaleski, where he provided audit and compliance services to investors, sponsors, owners, developers, and managers for hundreds of affordable housing properties across the United States. Tony has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, Indiana.