Ryan’s Acquisition of the Real Estate Tax Group Adds Expertise and Scale in Louisiana

Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, announced the acquisition of the Real Estate Tax Group (RETG), a market leader in property tax consulting primarily serving clients in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, RETG specializes in property tax consulting and appeals, real estate valuation, and economic development incentives procurement for clients in the hotel, office, retail, and commercial real estate markets.

The strategic acquisition adds a team of highly qualified property tax professionals with more than 60 years of combined experience to Ryan’s industry-leading property tax team, which is the largest property tax practice in North America. The deal also adds significant relationships to Ryan’s client portfolio, who will benefit from Ryan’s strong property tax expertise and comprehensive corporate tax solutions.

Karl Kehoe, co-founder of RETG, will join Ryan as principal in the Property Tax practice. Mr. Kehoe has more than

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Real Estate Developer Tishman Speyer Lends its Technical Expertise in Citywide Effort to Improve Air Ventilation in Schools

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The United Federation of Teachers has teamed up with leading real estate developer and owner Tishman Speyer to assist with air ventilation solutions in New York City public schools.  Over the past several weeks, Tishman Speyer has worked on a pro bono basis, in close collaboration with the UFT, Department of Education and the School Construction Authority to improve ventilation solutions and source more than 100,000 MERV-13 filters for New York City public schools.

Tishman Speyer has been at the forefront of the effort to improve ventilation systems in response to the pandemic.  When I asked Rob Speyer for insight on how our school system could better protect the health and well-being of its students and faculty, he did far more than just give advice – he assigned a team of his best engineers and building managers to work with the

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