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Sam Birchfield Property Tax Group Joins Ryan & Company; Major Expansion Announced

Press Release Sep 18, 2000

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company today announced that Sam Birchfield, CMI, ASA, and his team of property tax consulting and compliance professionals have joined Ryan & Company's national property tax practice. The Birchfield group will be based in Ryan & Company's Dallas office.

The Firm also announced the expansion of its Dallas office property tax practice to accommodate the addition of Mr. Birchfield's team and the continued strong organic growth of the Dallas property tax practice. Effective November 1, 2000, the Dallas office property tax practice will relocate to 7,300 square feet of leased office space on the 9th floor of Galleria Tower Three. The practice will be comprised of approximately 20 professionals and support staff.

"Sam Birchfield is widely recognized as one of the most successful property tax consultants in the industry, and we are thrilled to have him at Ryan & Company," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. "The addition of Sam's group will continue the rapid growth of our property tax practice, which has grown at over 100% per year since inception."

"The combining of our practice within the dynamic framework of Ryan & Company has the potential of being a very successful professional marriage," said Mr. Birchfield. "Our combined strengths in the marketplace will overshadow those of our competitors and make us the industry leader in state & local tax consulting."

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