MHA Directors Join Partnership


MacRostie Historic Advisors directors Albert Rex and Allen Johnson have joined founder William MacRostie as partners of the firm’s senior leadership team. Johnson has managed the MHA Midwest office in Chicago since 2006 and Rex has managed MHA Northeast office in Boston since 2008.

The two have successfully grown MHA’s presence in the Northeast and Midwest regions, overseeing recent notable projects such as Chicago’s famed Wrigley Building and the Filene’s Building in Boston. On a national level, the partners have managed historic preservation tax credit projects in 39 states including Alaska and Hawaii.

“Allen and Albert both bring decades of experience that time and time again have helped our clients’ projects become a reality by identifying the full range of available historic tax credits,” said William MacRostie, Senior Partner. “Historic rehabilitation is driving economic development all across the country, and Albert and Allen’s leadership will be invaluable as we continue to help those looking to take advantage of these opportunities.”

Johnson brings over 25 years experience in assisting developers, property owners, municipalities, and institutions meet historic preservation compliance requirements and obtain preservation tax incentives. Rex is a recognized figure in the New England historic preservation field and an author of the original legislation that created the Massachusetts Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit.