Mr. Caringella joined the public accounting firm of Altschuler, Melvion and Glasser, LLP in 1993 which was bought by American Express Tax and Business Services Inc. in 1999, which was purchased by RSM McGladrey in 2005.

Mr. Caringella was a Director in the Chicago Office of RSM McGladrey until April 2006.  He has been involved in accounting, auditing, taxation and consulting services for the real estate industry his entire career.

 Mr. Caringella organized Milner and Caringella, Inc. in 2006 to provide development and consulting services to for-profit and non-profit organizations creating affordable housing for homeless veterans and other special needs populations.  Currently, Mr. Caringella is the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Milner and Caringella, Inc.

Professional Experience:

Milner and Caringella, Inc. (2006-present):

  • Manage the day to day operations of Milner and Caringella, Inc.
  • Obtain funding for more than 50 affordable housing transactions, totaling more than 7000 units, through the use of various public and private funding streams.
  • Creation of approximately 700 units of affordable housing for homeless veterans and their families.
  • Coordinate with the Veterans Administration to provide supportive services to veteran preference housing projects for homeless veterans.

Public Accounting:
Managed teams of five to 25 staff accountants on various engagements.
Obtained and serviced $1.5 million in annual audit, tax and consulting services.
Assisted the Resolution Trust Corporation with several banking institutions in receivership.
Assisted major financial institutions on valuation of loan portfolios.

DePaul University, Bachelors Degree in Commerce-Accounting, 1990
Professional Certification:
Certified Public Accountant – State of Illinois – 1992 to present
National Organization:
Executive Board Member of the National Coalition of Homeless Veterans since 2007 to present