Thu, May 2, 2019

Duff & Phelps Strengthens Property Tax Capabilities With Addition of Norman Quinn

NEW YORK – Duff & Phelps, the global advisor who protects, restores and maximizes value for clients, today announced that Norman Quinn CMI, CRE, FRICS has joined the firm as a managing director in the Property Tax Services practice in Chicago.

Quinn has more than 30 years of experience in real estate, finance and taxes and is highly skilled in creating and executing tax policies and strategies. He helps clients to improve profitability, cost control, transparency and reporting in operationally challenged environments, leveraging a background in real estate ownership with valuation knowledge and property tax matters. Quinn has worked with both single locations and large portfolios and with a wide-range of commercial real estate clients including public REITs, holding companies and asset management firms.
Quinn joins Duff & Phelps from Faegre Baker Daniels, where he was president of the Equity Property Tax Group and served as a consultant for clients on national property tax matters. Before founding Equity Property Tax Group in 2007, he spent seven years as vice president of property taxes for Equity Office Properties Trust in Chicago and was founder and president of its subsidiary, Equity Property Tax Group LLC. Quinn provided tax services to third-party clients.

In addition to Quinn, five professionals from Faegre Baker Daniels will join Duff & Phelps Property Tax Services practice, adding additional commercial real estate expertise and deep experience serving clients such as regional malls, trophy office/retail properties, multi-family apartments, hotels and special use commercial property.

Robert Herman, Managing Director and Head of Tax Services at Duff & Phelps, commented, “I am thrilled to have Norman and his team join Duff & Phelps. Their commercial real estate portfolio complements Duff & Phelps existing client base, which includes a substantial number of complex industrial properties. With our newly expanded team, our Property Tax practice continues to grow and provide clients with the preeminent service for tax matters related to commercial real estate and complex industrial properties.”
About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Duff & Phelps, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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