ATLANTA – March 5, 2015 – CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate firm, has expanded its services by adding a property tax service professional to the Atlanta and Southeast’s Valuation and Advisory Services department. Sam Johnson, director of property tax services, will lead the specialty.
With Johnson in place, CBRE will be able to provide the administrative and technical expertise needed to manage and minimize property tax assessments and taxes for all clients. Services within the discipline range from tax value reviews to fully implementing and carrying through the tax value appeal process, both for individual assets and asset portfolios. Johnson’s team will also be able to handle all aspects of the tax bill management process to ensure tax bills are accurate, minimized and timely.
“By implementing the Property Tax Services, CBRE’s Valuation and Advisory team, in addition to helping clients in minimizing their tax exposure, will be providing valuable insight as to what to expect in tax values and taxes for pre- and post-acquisitions for clients purchasing new assets,” said Ron Neyhart, CBRE’s Southeast Managing Director of Valuation and Advisory Services. “During the development phase of a new property, we can provide tax budgeting assistance to more accurately reflect expected taxes.”
Johnson joins CBRE with 28 years of experience and professionalism to the unique tax focus. He is a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation and an associate member of the International Association of Assessing Officials.
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). The Company has more than 52,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 370 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.