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Ryan & Company Opens Ninth Office in Cleveland, Ohio

Press Release Oct 31, 2001

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company, a national provider of state & local tax consulting and software implementation services, today announced the opening of its ninth office located in Cleveland, Ohio. The firm has signed a long-term lease for 10th floor office space in the Bank One Center located at 600 Superior Avenue, East, Cleveland, Ohio 44114. Duggan Realty Advisors, L.L.C. of Dallas, Texas represented Ryan & Company in connection with the transaction.

Ryan & Company named Mr. Nicholas Longo, Senior Manager, to head the new office. In his new position, Mr. Longo will focus on business development, service delivery, and recruiting efforts in the Ohio and Midwest market, building on Ryan & Company's existing presence and service delivery nationally. He will also support Ryan & Company's many national accounts that operate in the region. According to G. Brint Ryan, Ryan & Company Managing Principal, "Many of our most important clients have significant operations in the Midwest, and particularly in Ohio. Our Cleveland office will enhance our ability to serve our clients and help us attract and retain the best technical tax team possible."

Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Mr. Longo established his expertise in state and local taxes with over 14 years of experience in industry and consulting positions. Mr. Longo's experience includes 4 years as the Ohio Practice Leader and Senior Manager for a Big 5 national accounting firm. Mr. Longo also served as the Director of Taxation for a large retailer and as the State Tax Manager for a multi-national manufacturer operating in all 50 states. "The Ohio market is one of the most challenging state and local tax environments in the United States," stated Mr. Longo. "We look forward to becoming one of Ryan & Company's fastest growing business units by assisting clients with meeting these challenges."

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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