Senior Director, Property Tax, Atlantic Region
B.Comm, AACI, MRICS
Richard’s involvement in the property valuation, assessment and tax consulting field has spanned 35 years, commencing as a Fee Appraiser and later a Partner of Hardy Appraisals, Halifax, and still later with Altus Group – Halifax. Richard’s specialized valuation and analytical skills are utilized in valuing retail, office, industrial and multi-tenant residential properties, requiring challenging valuation solutions; and also in interpreting tax clauses in lease agreements, and assessment and taxation legislation. Richard has appeared as an expert witness before various review boards and arbitration panels. In his current position as Senior Director of Altus’ tax consulting practice in Atlantic Canada, Richard provides advice on property assessment and taxation issues to some of the largest commercial real estate owners and managers in Atlantic Canada.