John’s position as a principal at Avid Tax Group represents the culmination of more than two decades of experience in the valuation of real property. He is responsible for managing and the assessments of a diverse and complex portfolio of assets for large national and multi-national firms. John has a strong history of securing favorable results for his clients and helping them to navigate complex and nuanced assessment matters within all 52 counties of California.
For eight years, he was a Senior Managing Consultant and Principal at a national property tax firm where he oversaw the Southern California practice. John managed some of the firm’s largest and most complex client engagements nationally and regionally. John has represented some of the largest taxpayers in the state and managed the assessments of several multi-billion dollar portfolio transactions over the last three years. John focuses on ensuring consistent and timely delivery of services to the firm’s most high-profile clients while taking a hands on approach to assessment issues as needed.
John has substantial experience in the valuation of hospitality, retail, and office properties as well as complex assets such as biotech facilities and special use properties. His experience involves matters such as change of ownership reassessments, management of assessments due to long-term leases, intangible valuations, proactive reassessment of new construction, and documentary transfer tax claims.
John has been a member of CATA since its inception in 2011 and has maintained his involvement consistently since that time. John currently serves on the Board of Directors of CATA and has previously served as an officer as well.
- California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates (CATA)
- Appraisal Institute
- American Society of Appraisers