Career Highlights


  • Served as tax counsel of banking/financial institution and processed $2 Million in real estate tax savings.

  • Served as tax counsel of manufacturing conglomerate with industrial operations located in seven states.

  • Experience  in representing REITs and office building owners/investors relative to  highly complex ad valorem taxation issues and proactive strategies  related to minimizing tax exposure, including "unique"office buildings  in the Chicago Business District/Chicago Loop - Cook County.

  • Served as tax counsel of international food processing concern with industrial properties in eight states.

  • Served as tax counsel of a major investment firm with commercial and hotel facilities located in fifteen states.

  • Assisted in maintenance of Illinois tax exemption certification of a national agricultural organization.

  • Application  and maintenance related to one of Illinois' largest industrial  construction projects for property tax incentive classification in Cook  County.

  • Processing and maintenance of more  than $1 Million in annual real estate tax abatements of the second  largest steel producer in the United States.

  • Participated  in negotiations and obtainment of $2.5 Million in tax refunds for a  Fortune 200 corporation for its industrial facility located in an  Illinois Enterprise Zone and assisted in the approval of Pollution  Control Facility before the Illinois Environmental Protection  Agency/Illinois Department of Revenue.

  • Successfully  reduced assessed value/Machinery & Equipment Tax -Unique to Grundy  County, IL Major Food Processing Plant resulting in annual real estate  tax savings of $1 Million.

  • Generated  Numerous Property Tax Incentives for Cook County Industrial and  Commercial Real Estate clients generating 10+ years of reduced tax  incentives producing tax savings in the Millions.