IPTI offers impartial, independent mediation in the event property taxpayers consider that an appeal may be necessary but wish to explore alternative dispute resolutions processes rather than pursue a possibly lengthy and expensive litigation.
Larry was formerly Chief Assessor for North America’s largest assessment jurisdiction. He is internationally recognized as an assessment professional with extensive experience in operations and strategic development. He has extensive experience in assessment valuations, litigation and dispute resolution. Larry is a Director, Assessment Services at IPTI.
Prior to becoming President of IPTI, Paul was the Director at the United Kingdom’s Valuation Office Agency, responsible for providing professional advice and technical guidance across a wide range of valuation and property issues. He has over 40 years’ experience in the field and has been involved in resolution of some of the most important litigation concerning the valuation of properties. Paul is also a very experienced magistrate. Paul is the co-chair of the Osgoode Hall—IPTI Certificate Courses on Expert Evidence and Expert Report Writing in Property Valuation Disputes.
Warren is a mediator, arbitrator/adjudicator, trainer and ombudsman. The ADR Institute of Canada has granted Warren the designation Chartered Mediator (C.Med.) in recognition of his experience, education and expertise in the field of mediation. Since 1999, Warren has successfully mediated numerous complex matters, ranging from multi-party financial reorganizations to sensitive workplace and estate disputes. Warren has been a part-time member of the Assessment Review Board, where he regularly conducts assessment mediation. He has been with the Board since 2012. In addition to a law degree, Warren holds a Masters of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Scott is a partner in the Vancouver law firm of Stewart & Company. Called to the bar in 1971, his practice involves civil litigation consisting of insurance, property assessment/valuation and administrative law. He has appeared before all levels of court in Canada, various administrative tribunals and numerous arbitrations, and often has acted as arbitrator. Additionally, he has frequently lectured to professional groups on matters of particular interest to insurance and property assessment practitioners.
David is a former Chairman of The Appraisal Foundation and a founding member and the New York State representative of the National Association of Property Tax Attorneys. In addition to a law degree, David holds a Masters in Real Estate Appraisal from New York University and served as Editor-in-Chief of “Real Estate Review”. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the New York State Bar Association Journal magazine, and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on property taxation. David is a practicing lawyer specializing in property tax disputes. He is also a Director, Corporate Services at IPTI.