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 maintained strong market knowledge, client communication and managed some of the firm’s largest and most complex client engagements. John has managed assessment for several multi-billion dollar portfolio acquisitions and mergers and the reassessment that came from those transactions. John focused on ensuring consistent and timely delivery of services to the firm’s most high-profile clients while personally working appeals on large portfolios in Southern California.
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 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 previously served on the Board of Directors of CATA and currently serves as an Officer within the organization.
- California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates (CATA)
- Appraisal Institute
- American Society of Appraisers