Director of West Coast Tax Credit Investments
Marco Cordova joined Monarch Private Capital in 2017 as Director of West Coast Tax Credit Investments. Prior to MPC, Cordova was vice president of EP Financial Solutions at Entertainment Partners, where he worked primarily with Fortune 500 companies, major studios, and Indie production companies to place over $700 million in film and non-film tax credits since 2010. Cordova was also instrumental in expanding EP’s service offerings in over a dozen states and in editing several international and domestic production incentives publications since 2007. Prior to Entertainment Partners, Cordova oversaw state and local taxes and film incentives for Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he also represented Sony in the film tax credit and state and local tax committees at the Motion Pictures Association of America.
Cordova began his career in public accounting and worked with leading west coast-based companies on many large tax outsourcing, consulting and compliance engagements during his tenure at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte Tax. Cordova’s first job after leaving public accounting was to manage the state and local tax function at Anthem Inc., one of the largest insurance companies in the U.S.
Cordova is based in Los Angeles, and he is primarily responsible for expanding MPC’s federal and state tax credit placement and investment opportunities to Fortune 1000 companies and large corporate entities based on the West Coast. Cordova also works closely with MPC’s film tax credit division and supports MPC’s other office locations throughout the U.S. Cordova’s extensive tax expertise and deep knowledge of various tax credit programs has been instrumental in his success working with many top Fortune 1000 companies in various industries.
Cordova is an active California CPA, and he holds a master’s degree in business taxation from the University of Southern California. Cordova also graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. Cordova is also actively involved with the Credits and Incentives Group for the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. Lastly, Cordova authored several tax credit related articles and spoke on many entertainment and tax credit related panels and conferences throughout the U.S.