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Manager Real Estate

Las Vegas, NV
January 31, 2014

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Michael Guttadaro

Summary Seasoned Property Tax Compliance Officer with extensive

knowledge of tax payment and tax appeal processes. Strong

negotiator with consistent track record of achieving

significant reductions in real property taxes.


B.A., New York University, Economics and Computer Science


Completed two continuing education courses, Basic

Appraisal Principles, and Basic Appraisal Procedures,

through The Appraisal Institute and Baruch College of

Continuing Education.

Completed several courses through Institute for

Professionals in Taxation (Basic, Intermediate and

Advanced Real Property Tax courses).

Completed PTMS property tax software training class.

Experience Meyer Suozzi English and Klein

Sept 2009-April 2013

Legal Assistant - Tax Certiorari Department

Manage client portfolio to ensure that all needed

information is available in order to file a tax appeal if

it is warranted.

Prepare submissions in regards to tax appeal for the

Nassau County Assessment Review Commission.

Prepare additional responses for County Assessor when more

information is requested in regards to the tax appeal.

Contact clients when additional information is required to

determine if tax appeal is warranted.

Use Clysis tax software to review client tax assessment

and property information and NasPad (Nassau County tax

software) to review county tax information on all client


International Appraisal Company

Jan 2008-Sept 2009

Manager - Personal Property Taxes/Tax Certiorari

Manage client business personal property portfolio for

accuracy and completeness.

Prepare analyses to determine taxes owed for individual


Prepare and file Business Personal Property renditions.

Review assessment valuation notices to determine if an

appeal is necessary. Where an appeal is warranted, the

needed forms are completed and filed with the proper


Use PTMS Tax software for preparation of renditions and

for analysis and tax payment purposes.

Perform in depth research, including contact with taxing

jurisdictions, to determine validity of client


Maiorano and Associates

Jan 2009-May 2009

Jan 2008-May 2008

Jan 2007-May 2007


Prepared personal income tax returns. Advised clients on

ways to save money and reduce tax liability going forward.

On weekends during tax season.

Deloitte Tax LLP

Nov 2005-July 2006

Manager - Property Tax Services/Tax Certiorari

Manage client property portfolios for property tax

purposes. Inspect and review properties for the

possibility of a property tax assessment appeal.

Prepare acquisition studies and analyses on client

properties to determine if tax appeal is warranted.

Performed in depth research and analysis to develop

potential new clients.



Senior Property Tax Manager / Assistant Vice President


Handled numerous tax appeals, negotiating with assessors

in diverse jurisdictions, and managed the rendition

process for business personal property.

-Achieved savings of more than $500 million in real


taxes and over $100 million in tax refunds.

-Instrumental in achieving major tax reduction and refund


hotel property in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Total refunds

exceeded $10 million.

Managed payment process for large portfolio of

JPMorganChase owned and leased properties, assessing

valuations of over 6800 tax parcels (72 million square


Prior to outsourcing corporate tax payments, directly

managed payment process for all Bank properties.

Instrumental in setting up tax software system (BurrWolff

PTS) to monitor all real and personal property assessments

and tax payment information. New system increased

control, improved access to value information and

increased ability to achieve value reductions.

Managed relationship with external tax payment firm that

assumed responsibility for Bank's tax payments in 2005.

Review and verify 6000-7000 annual payment requests,

ensuring accuracy of invoice data and payment within

strict deadlines.

Managed outside tax consultants and tax certiorari

attorneys used on east coast as well as in California and


Prepared all budgets, quarterly and annual reports

communicating tax savings, refunds and other Corporate

Property Tax accomplishments to senior management.

Prepared and filed personal property tax returns in

numerous jurisdictions including Arizona, California,

Florida and Texas.

Assistant Manager / Area Controller- Corporate Real Estate


Managed departmental expenses for Corporate Real Estate

Group, including monitoring and verification of all

reimbursements for staff of 40.

Prepared all quarterly and annual status reports

highlighting Corporate Real Estate's financial and

business achievements.

Prepared annual budget reports for Corporate Real Estate


Reviewed, analyzed and verified monthly expenses and

income for all Corporate Real Estate properties.

Group Leader- Int'l Reimbursement Letter of Credit Dept


Handled large payment requests from major international

banks, communicating with counterparts in other banks,

verifying and processing payments.

Prepared monthly reports detailing transaction volume and


Check Processing Department


Processed all incoming checks from 500 bank branches and

prepared daily reports regarding value.

Skills Completed Access and Powerpoint classes through Learning

Tree International.

Above average computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft

Excel and Word.

References Furnished upon request

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