Paradigm Tax Group Acquires Property Tax Adjusters, Inc. of Miami Florida
Miami, Florida – Paradigm Tax Group is proud to announce the recent acquisition of Property Tax Adjusters, Inc. (PTA), a leading property tax advisory firm based in Miami, Florida. Founded by Gary A. Appel, Esq., PTA serves commercial and residential property owners throughout Florida, advising on real and personal property taxes, Federal tax credits and local tax abatements associated with the rehabilitation of historic buildings.
Mr. Appel, an attorney admitted in FL, CT and NY and a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, founded PTA in 1994. He oversees all aspects of PTA’s business with the assistance of firm Vice President, Adam Cappel. Prior to founding PTA, Mr. Appel obtained an LL.M. in Taxation and worked in the Federal tax department at Deloitte & Touche. He also practiced law with Buchanan Ingersoll after he began his career in real estate as a commercial real estate broker at CBRE in Manhattan. Mr. Appel’s historic preservation work has led to him serving on various boards, including City of Miami Historic and Environmental Preservation Board, City of Miami Beach Planning Board and the Miami Design Preservation League (Vice Chairman).
Mr. Cappel, who joined PTA in 2010, assists Mr. Appel in managing the firm and all aspects of real property tax abatements. Prior to joining PTA, Mr. Cappel was President and Co-Founder of CondoReports.com and Vice President of Madison Capital Group, LLC.
“As leaders in the state of Florida with a strong presence in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale markets, as well as their sterling reputation for outstanding customer service, PTA was the perfect fit for Paradigm’s strategic growth program,” Bob Dunlap, CEO of Paradigm Tax Group, said. “In addition, Mr. Appel’s extensive experience and expertise in Historic Preservation Tax Incentives consulting is an exciting opportunity to extend Paradigm’s scope of services.”
“We are very excited to be joining Paradigm Tax Group - the premier national property tax consulting firm,” Mr. Appel said. “With nearly 200 professionals and national reach and capabilities, we can now offer our existing clients great service not only on their Florida portfolios, but on a national basis as well. We also see substantial opportunities to provide clients additional value through Paradigm’s wider array of services.”