Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, BC

Phil Gertsman

Executive Vice President, Property Tax - BC


B.Comm, Masters of Business Administration, AACI

Phil’s contribution in the property assessment and tax consulting field has spanned 20 years, commencing as an Appraiser for Public Works & Government Services Canada with significant exposure to Federal PILT (Payment In Lieu of Taxes) Program. During his years as Manager in charge of Western Canada Operations for Marvin F. Poer (Canada) Ltd. he has performed numerous tax consulting assignments relating to both valuation and classification issues. With the acquisition in 2001 by Deloitte & Touche, Phil’s extensive experience consulting in taxing jurisdiction’s across Canada. Subsequent to the merger of Deloitte & Touche Property Tax Services with The Altus Group in May 2008, Phil assumed the status of Senior Director in Altus Group Limited, British Columbia Division.

In his current position as Executive Vice President of Altus’ tax consulting practice, Phil provides advice on property assessment and taxation issues to some of the largest commercial real estate owners in Western Canada.