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Ryan Strengthens Property Tax Practice with Acquisition of Consulting Business of Popp Hutcheson PLLC

Press Release Mar 06, 2024

Transaction Brings Additional Property Tax Consulting Services and Expertise to the Firm

Ryan Strengthens Property Tax Practice with Acquisition of  Consulting Business of Popp Hutcheson PLLC

AUSTIN, Texas (March 6, 2024) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has announced the acquisition of the property tax consulting business of Popp Hutcheson PLLC (Popp Hutcheson), a preeminent property tax firm based in Austin, Texas.

As part of the acquisition, Popp Hutcheson professionals providing property tax consulting and appeal management services have joined Ryan. Concurrently, Ryan has also acquired the assets of Popp Hutcheson that principally support the property tax consulting business. Legal professionals and related assets of Popp Hutcheson will be acquired by Ryan Law PLLC in a separate, simultaneous transaction. 

“The longevity and success Popp Hutcheson has had for more than four decades cannot be overstated,” said Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan. “Bringing the experts at Ryan together with Popp Hutcheson’s experienced bench of professionals will enable us to bring unparalleled results to clients of both firms in Texas and beyond. I’m thrilled that owners Jim Popp and Mark Hutcheson will be joining Ryan to continue to expand the combined business, leveraging the best practices both firms have developed as industry leaders in property tax.”

Founded in 1983, Popp Hutcheson represents more than $70 billion in commercial property value across Texas. Offering a unique “start to finish” business solution model, they help clients ensure the lowest property tax liability possible. In addition to the owners, nine senior professionals will be joining Ryan as Principals in the Firm’s Property Tax Consulting practice. 

“I truly believe Ryan is a great fit moving forward for both our team and our clients,” said Popp Hutcheson Managing Partner and CEO Jim Popp. “Their track record of producing industry-leading results for their clients is strongly aligned with our culture, so I know our clients will continue to be in good hands and can expect the same holistic approach that helps minimize and streamline their property taxes.”

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. The Firm provides an integrated suite of international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including cost management, compliance, consulting, technology and transformation, and innovation funding. 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 recognised 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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