Brenda Goodrich

Brenda Goodrich

Private Sector Experience


  • Director, Commercial Property Tax, Ryan, Northern CA
    • Specializes in assessment, valuation, and taxation of commercial real estate.
    • Responsible for managing property tax services delivery for over 100 national clients with more than $18 billion in assets, including rendition filing, base year valuation, and real and personal property appeals.
    • Extensive experience in the assessment appeals of office, multifamily, retail, hotel, industrial, and vineyard properties.
    • Significant experience and success in presenting before assessment appeals boards.
    • More than 15 years of property tax experience.


  • Senior Manager, Ryan, Oakland office
  • President, West Coast property tax consulting firm
  • Senior Financial Analyst, national technology firm
  • Underwriter, residential mortgage firm


Public Presentations

Ms. Goodrich lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients. Additionally, she has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:

  • Building Owners and Managers Association
  • East Bay Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)


  • Master of Business Administration Degree, Finance, University of Oregon
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Political Science, Boston University
  • Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), IPT
  • California Real Estate (CA), Broker License