Chris Richter joined Duff & Phelps in 2007. He is a managing director in the Dallas-Addison office and part of the firm’s Property Tax practice. Chris has over 24 years of experience in property tax and the appraisals of utilities, commercial real estate and personal property.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Chris was with Rash & Associates, a national tax consulting firm, as vice president of the Energy and Transportation group. He began his career with the Dallas Central Appraisal District and then went on to Cushman & Wakefield in their Real Estate Appraisal Division providing independent valuations on a wide range of properties. Chris performs analytics, valuations, leads appeals and provides expert testimony on property tax valuations for clients in a broad range of industries.
His market expertise extends into state and local property tax issues, property tax compliance and valuations of complex specialty properties. He represents clients in the electric utility, telecommunications, ILEC, CLEC, long distance, wireless, cable television, pipeline, gas storage, transmission, distribution, infrastructure, power generation, electric grid control, office, food distribution, retail, restaurant and general manufacturing industries before both central and local assessment authorities.
Chris holds a B.B.A. in finance from Texas Christian University. He is also a certified senior property tax consultant, licensed real estate appraiser and registered property tax agent.