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John R. Ferrell Rejoins Ryan as Property Tax Principal

Press Release Feb 03, 2015

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that John R. Ferrell has rejoined Ryan as Property Tax Principal based in the El Paso, Texas office.

Mr. Ferrell specializes in the determination and defense of fair and equitable property tax values and taxes on behalf of Ryan’s clients. He has more than 40 years of property tax consulting experience and served on the first State of Texas Property Tax Consultants’ Advisory Council. He is a past President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer of the Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals. He was the only property tax consultant directly involved in the successful legislative and constitutional amendment effort that established the Texas Freeport Inventory Property Tax Exemption. Mr. Ferrell graduated from The University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and he is also an alumnus of Leadership El Paso. He holds a State of Texas Senior Property Tax Consultant license.

“I am excited to welcome John back to the Ryan leadership team,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “He is a recognized leader in the property tax industry, and our clients in El Paso and throughout the southwestern United States will greatly benefit from his knowledge and expertise.”

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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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