Western Property Advisors’ team is lead by Dan Glasser, MAI. He has performed valuation assignments since 1990, for a variety of purposes and for a wide range of property types. He has specialized in property tax since 1994. Current and previous employment and responsibilities are described below.
Director – Western Property Advisors, San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Responsible for identifying and evaluating properties which are candidates for property tax reduction, and performing all activities required in the tax appeal process.
Property tax assignments include both real property and personal property, based on Proposition VIII or Proposition XIII, following the regular roll, escape assessments, and supplemental assessments. Appeals prepared following audits pertained to the increased portions of the assessment, and appeals pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code sections 469 & 1605(e). Clients include the single largest taxpayer in two counties, and results include numerous settlements or decisions yielding six figure tax refund checks to clients. In several instances, refunds were in excess of $1 million.
Associate Director – Cushman & Wakefield Valuation Advisory Services, San Francisco, California. Responsible for preparing appraisals and consulting assignments for property throughout California. Trained and supervised others in the VAS group in appraisal and consulting assignments. Assignments completed were for a variety of purposes, as a consultant of Cushman & Wakefield of California, Inc., a national full-service real estate organization.