Success Stories

Apartment Complex

New Haven, CT

Tax Years: 2016-2018

Savings: $265,000


The Gibbs Firm successfully reached a decision reducing the value on a client’s property three consecutive years for tax years 2016 through 2018, which resulted in a total property tax savings of $265,000.

Retail Shopping Center

Murphy, TX

Tax Years: 2018

Savings: $440,000


Ryan J. Gibbs reached a settlement with the Collin Central Appraisal District Review Board, agreeing to reduce the market value by nearly $20,000,000 which led to a $440,000 in tax savings for our client.   

Regional Mall

Colorado Springs, CO

Tax Years: 2018

Savings: $275,000


The Gibbs Firm was able to reduce a client’s real property assessment at the El Paso County Board of Equalization by over $12 million for the 2018 tax year, resulting in a tax savings of $275,000

Apartment Complex

Cleveland, OH

Tax Years: 2017

Savings: $1,470,000


The Gibbs Firm settled with the Board of Education of the Cleveland Municipal Local School District, avoiding an increase in market value that would have seen the valuation go from $8,000,000 to $50,000,000. The property tax savings that resulted from the avoided increase total $1,470,000 for the 2017 tax year.

Industrial Building

Waukegan, IL

Tax Years: 2018

Savings: $140,000


Settled with the Lake County Board of Review, The Gibbs Firm reduced the original 2018 assessed property value by over $3 million; which resulted in property tax savings that that totaled $140,000.

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Property Taxation


For sixteen years, Attorney Ryan J. Gibbs has fought to reduce property tax burdens on behalf of real estate trusts, management companies, corporations and manufacturers, and individuals.

About Us


As highly trained attorneys and advocates, The Gibbs Firm "Team" effectively handles all issues of state and municipal taxation by creatively and aggressively presenting data and issues in the light most favorable to our client’s position.



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The Gibbs Firm would like to discuss your legal matter with you at a time of your convenience. Please contact us by mail or phone today.

(513) 381-3890

The Gibbs Firm, LPA

2355 Auburn Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45219


E-mail: Ryan@thegibbsfirm.com

Fax: (866) 796-3717

Property Tax Services:


  • Property Tax Appeals​

  • Property Tax Trials & Litigation

  • Personal Property Tax Filing and Appeals

  • Annual Property Tax Projections

  • Pre- and Post-Acquisition

     Property Tax Projections​​​​​

  • Property Tax Planning and Pre-Acquisition Structuring




  • Member of Institute for Professionals in Taxation


  • Co-Authored Chapter on Business Personal Property in IPT Handbook on Property Taxation


  • Speaker on the Real Property Tax Panel at the 2013 Ohio Tax Conference in Columbus, Ohio


  • Keynote speaker on Property Tax at Cincinnati Bar Association CLE Seminar.


  • Member of the Cincinnati Bar Association


  • Licensed Attorney in Ohio and Illinois


  • Licensed tax consultants in Texas, Tennessee and Arizona