Richardson, TX

Richardson, TX

Larry Backus

Director, Property Tax

Altus Expert Services


Larry Backus, CMI, has over 30 years’ experience in the property tax industry.  He began his career at a Metro Central Appraisal District shortly after the Peveto Bill created the Central Appraisal Districts in Texas and worked his way up from Appraisal Trainee to Deputy Chief Appraiser. When the Texas Legislature codified the Equal and Uniform provision in the Texas Property Tax Code in the late nineties, Larry transitioned his career to the Consulting side.  He has spent the past 15 seasons advocating for the Multifamily sector, including but not limited to Pension Funds, REIT’s, Family Offices and High Net Worth Individuals.

Larry has a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, with a minor in Finance from Texas Tech University.  Larry has also been awarded the CMI designation from the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.