Robert Herman joined Duff & Phelps in 2004. He is a managing director in the Chicago office and global leader of the Tax Services Business Unit , specializing in Property Tax Services. He has more than 30 years of experience in valuation and over 15 years in property tax consulting.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Robert was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche, leading the Complex Properties practice for the central United States. He also was an executive vice president with Real Estate Analysis Corporation, a valuation and consulting firm in Chicago. He has provided valuation appeals, negotiations, pre- and post-acquisition due diligence, real estate transfer tax analysis, litigation support, personal property compliance and property tax exemptions. Robert advises owners of complex properties and multi-jurisdictional portfolios from a variety of diverse industries.

Robert holds a B.B.A. in finance and real estate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a licensed certified general real estate appraiser in numerous states and holds  the MAI designation  from the Appraisal Institute.

Representative Engagements

Robert has provided expert witness testimony in federal and local courts and administrative venues for property types such as manufacturing facilities, paper mills, power plants, electric transmission and distribution systems, ethanol plants, airline terminals, casinos, single and multi-tenant office buildings, single-tenant laboratories buildings and single and multi-tenant retail facilities.

Robert has provided property tax consulting assistance to a wide variety of property types such as airlines, automotive parts facilities, baseball stadiums, casinos, solar panel manufacturing plants, single-tenant office and laboratory buildings and single-and multi-tenant retail facilities.

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Other Areas We Can Help

Valuation Advisory

Valuation Advisory

Valuation and consulting for financial reporting, federal, state and local tax, investment and risk management purposes.

Valuation Advisory
Tax Services

Tax Services

Property tax, site selection, transfer pricing, sales and use tax and unclaimed property advisory.

Tax Services
Tax Services

Property Tax Services

Property tax management and minimization services and strategies.

Property Tax Services
Alternative Asset Advisory

IP Related Transfer Pricing and Tax

Advising multinational companies in the valuations of intellectual property for tax and transfer pricing purposes

IP Related Transfer Pricing and Tax
Disputes Consulting

Intellectual Property Advisory Services

Leading provider of IP-related strategic advisory services to allow companies, attorneys and investors to grow, protect and maximize their IP assets.

Intellectual Property Advisory Services

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M&A Advisory

European Chemicals Update – Q3 2020

M&A Advisory
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Complex Valuations: A Combination of Science and Judgement

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