Meet Our Team - Brent Barringer

Brent Barringer

Birmingham Office Managing Partner

Brent Barringer is Office Managing Partner at Tidwell Group, Birmingham office. At Tidwell Group, Brent’s expertise is in construction, low income and new market tax credits, real estate development, and closely held businesses. Mr. Barringer's responsibilities at Tidwell Group are consulting and tax strategy where he is trusted among his clients as a leader in his industry areas. This allows him to provide and assist clients based on their needs in an ever-changing economy.


Mr. Barringer’s primary area of practice is real estate, with an emphasis on a commercial real estate, low income housing tax credits, HUD assisted projects, and USDA / Rural Development projects. Mr. Barringer is responsible for this area of practice for the firm and is versed in the various industry specific reports that are required including: annual partnership audits, 10 percent tests, 30 percent tests, 50 percent test, and cost certifications (Final Tax Credit Cost Certifications, HUD Mortgagor’s Cost Certifications, HUD Contractor’s Cost Certifications, and HOME Loan Contractor’s Cost Certifications).


In addition to his real estate responsibilities, Mr. Barringer also services clients in the following industries: construction contractors, governmental entities, not for profits, and various other small businesses. He provides these clients with a variety of services ranging from evaluating their internal control structure to financial statement audits.


Service to his local community and industry is a passion of Brent’s. Brent has been actively involved with YMCA from an early age. He has donated personally as we as his time. He has been actively involved in fundraising efforts on a local and national level. Brent has also served on the Boys Work Committee (a group that raises money for under privileged youth sports). He has served on the Jimmy Hitchcock Committee (a group that awards scholarships for athlete’s accomplishments off the field). Brent actively serves on several committees to aid in the revitalization of downtown Birmingham, where he helps run local and federal legislative campaigns. He is a member of the Rotaract Club of Birmingham and serves on Mitchell’s Place Junior Board, helps with United Way, and the Robert Reed Foundation Board.



  • B.S. Business Administration/Accounting, Auburn University
  • B.S. Accounting, University of Central Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member, Tax and Financing Committee, NAIOP
  • Member, Alabama Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (ALCARH)
  • Member, Department of Community Affairs (DCA)
  • Member, Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition (GAHC)
  • Member, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housings Providers (TAAHP)
  • Member, Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH)
  • Member, Affordable Housing Live (AHL)
  • Member, National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA)
  • Member, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
  • Member, Associated General Contractors (AGC)
  • Advisory Board Member, Auburn University’s Master of Real Estate Development (MRED)