Deborah L. Norris, CPA

Deborah L. Norris, CPA, is a director at Hertzbach. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Towson University, with a B.S. in Accounting. Mrs. Norris joined the firm in 1998 and specializes in the Construction and Real Estate industries. Her practice area focuses on auditing and accounting services relating to non-profit entities, low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) partnerships, and construction contractors. Debbie is a consultant to affordable housing developers on LIHTC mortgagor’s and contractors cost certifications, 50% bond test, 10% tests, tax exempt bond financing, historic tax credits, LIHTC’s and HUD program compliance. As an alumnus of Towson University, Debbie serves as a member of the Towson University Accounting Advisory Board.

Areas of Concentration

Real Estate Developers
Nonprofit Entities
Affordable Housing /Section 42 (Low-Income Housing Credits)

Professional Experience

1998 - Present
Hertzbach & Company, P.A.
Owings Mills, Maryland

1994 - 1998
Ellin & Tucker, Chartered
Baltimore, Maryland

Education & Certifications

1993 - 1995
Towson University
B.S. Accounting (Summa Cum Laude)

1987 - 1993
Community College of Baltimore County
A.A. Accounting

State of Maryland, Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Women In Construction
Housing Association for Nonprofit Developers


Direct Number
410.363.3200 x2052


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