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Ray Head

Partner
(512) 906-0662

ray@morrrisonandhead.com

Ray has 34 years of experience in providing property tax management and minimization services for owners, managers and developers of commercial and investment real estate.  Ray’s property type specialties include multifamily, office, hotels, industrial properties, and land developments. Ray is a life-long resident of Austin, Texas and a frequent speaker on the subject of property taxation at local, regional and national levels.

  • 2001 – 2018 – Partner, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 1998 – 2001 – National Director, Deloitte & Touche Property Tax Services
  • 1988 – 1998 – Sr. Vice President, Real Estate Tax Services, Inc.
  • 1986 – 1988 – President, Ray Head & Company
  • Austin Apartment Association – Past President
  • BOMA Austin – Past President
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Corporate Patron
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – President 2011 – 2012
  • Texas and National Apartment Associations– Past Director
  • Ellis S. Allen Award for Lifetime Achievement in the    Property Tax Profession
  • University of Texas at Austin

Chet Morrison

Partner
(512) 906-0663
chet@morrrisonandhead.com

Chet has over 40 years of experience in property tax valuation, representation and consultation. In addition, Chet is a frequent speaker on property tax issues at various seminars and conventions.

  •  2002 – Present Partner, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 1998 – 2002 Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • 1994 – 1998 President, Real Estate Tax Services, Inc.
  • 1982 – 1994 Sr. Vice President, Real Estate Tax Services, Inc.  
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member/Legislative Committee
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Past President
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Senior Charter Member
  • Downtown Austin Alliance – Member
  • Institute of Real Estate Management – Corporate Patron
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, Texas Tech University

Kelli Morrison

Partner
(512) 906-0668
kelli@morrrisonandhead.com

Kelli is responsible for the management and execution of property tax consulting engagements on a statewide basis for owners of commercial real estate.  She is experienced in many property types including apartments, offices, industrial buildings, retail properties and large community development properties.  Her experience includes valuation appeals, negotiation, pre/post acquisition due diligence, litigation support, and property tax exemptions.

  • 2010 – Present – Partner, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2008 – 2010 – Administrative Assistant,  Austin Trust Company
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of TexasCertified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – Designee
  • Central Texas CCIM Chapter – Member
  • Central Texas CCIM Chapter- 2018 President
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin Leadership Development Council – 2012
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance; Real Estate, Texas Tech University

Steve Laas

MAI, Partner
(512) 906-0671
steve@morrrisonandhead.com

Steve is responsible for the management and execution of property tax consulting engagements on a nationwide basis for owners of commercial real estate, with additional specializations with semiconductor manufacturing facilities and corporate campuses. His experience includes valuation appeals, negotiation, pre/post acquisition due diligence, litigation support, personal property compliance and property tax exemptions.

  • 2011 – Present – Partner, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2008 – 2011 – Director, Duff & Phelps
  • 2001 – 2008 – Director, Deloitte Tax (PTS group acquired by Thomson in October 2007)
  • 2000 – 2001 – Apartment Broker, CB Richard Ellis
  • 1994 – 2000 – Partner; Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Frederick & Hornsby, Inc.
  • 1990 – 1994 – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Southwest Property Consultants 
  • Licensed Senior Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – Texas
  • Appraisal Institute – MAI Designee & Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University
  • Master of Arts, Land Economics and Real Estate, Texas A&M University

Tom Mullikin

Consultant
(512) 906-0664
Tom@morrrisonandhead.com

Tom has spent his entire professional career in property tax valuation, management, representation and consulting. His experience and expertise covers the entire real estate spectrum with concentrations in land developments, special use properties, industrial, multifamily, and office property types.

  • 2002 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 1998 – 2002 – Tax Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP- Property Tax Services
  • 1988 – 1998 – Tax Agent/Account Manager, Real Estate Tax Services, Inc
  • Licensed Senior Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Corporate Patron
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member

Bachelor of Business Administration, Real Estate, University of Texas at Arlington

Martin Mercado

Consultant
(512) 906-0665
martin@morrrisonandhead.com

Martin has 29 years of property tax valuation appeal experience covering the entire real estate spectrum including retail, multifamily, office, hotels, industrial, land developments, residential, exemptions, with specialization in restaurants, bars, fast food, and special use properties like marinas, golf courses, and auto dealerships.  Martin also has experience with business personal property compliance and valuation appeals.

  • 2005 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2004 – 2005 – Property Tax Consultant, A & A Realty Tax Consultants, Inc
  • 1999 – 2003 – Senior Consultant, Deloitte & Touche LLP – Property Tax Services
  • 1990 – 1998 – Real Estate Appraiser, Travis Central Appraisal District
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of Texas at Austin
  • Associate Degree, Real Estate Appraisal, Austin Community College

Jason Lee

MAI
(512) 906-0667
jason@morrrisonandhead.com

Jason has over 23 years of experience in commercial real estate.  The first 14 years were as an appraiser where he acquired his MAI designation.  Over the last 9 years Jason has been a tax consultant focusing on the Austin area.  The scope of his appraising and consulting experience includes multifamily, office, retail, land, and various special use properties.

  • 2010 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 1996 – 2009 – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Paul Hornsby & Company
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  • Appraisal Institute – MAI Designee & Member
  • Austin Chapter Appraisal Institute– President 2014
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member

Bachelor of  Business Administration, Austin College

Mike Morris

Consultant
(512) 906-0666
mike@morrrisonandhead.com

Mike has been involved in property tax valuation since September of 1978. The scope of his experience has included valuation of vacant land, residential, and commercial properties.

  • 2008 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 1981 – 2008 – Employed by the Travis Central Appraisal District
  • 1978 – 1981 – Employed by the Travis County Tax Office
  • Licensed Senior Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Registered Professional Appraiser – 1984 – 2008  Board of Tax Professional Examiners
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, (Southwest) Texas State University

Kevin Conrad

CCIM
 (512) 906-0672
kevin@morrrisonandhead.com

Kevin is responsible for the management and execution of property tax consulting engagements on a nationwide basis for owners of commercial real estate.  His experience includes ad valorem tax valuation appeals, negotiations, pre/post acquisition due diligence, litigation support, personal property compliance, and property tax exemptions.  Kevin’s property tax consulting experience has focused on apartment, office, industrial, hospitality, and retail properties.

  • 2011 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2008 – 2011 – Vice President, Duff & Phelps
  • 2004 – 2008 – Manager, Deloitte Tax (Property Tax Services group acquired by Thomson in October 2007)
  • 2000 – 2004 – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Paul Hornsby & Company
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – Designee
  • Central Texas CCIM Chapter – Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of  Business Administration, Finance, Texas A&M University

Lance Lawson

MAI
(512) 451-9435
Lance@morrrisonandhead.com

Lance has experience in commercial valuation of land (ranches, subdivision, rural, & urban), office, retail, industrial, and special property types including golf courses, convenience stores, and quarries. In addition, he has conducted appraisals for lending, litigation, eminent domain, conservation easements, and ad valorem tax appeal.  Lance has testified on over 50 occasions in hearings and trials and often served in the capacity of expert witness both before special commissioners and in trial settings in Texas.

  • 2016 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2004 – 2016 – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Paul Hornsby & Company
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of TexasAppraisal Institute – MAI Designee & Member State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser #TX- 1336600-G Texas Real Estate Broker License #0566085 Appraisal Institute and Austin Chapter of the Appraisal Institute Member
  • Austin Chapter of the Appraisal Institute Past President
  • International Right of Way Association – Member
  • National Association of Realtors Realtor
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of  Arts, Business and Psychology, Austin College

Annie Hilton

Consultant
(512) 906-0674
 annie@morrrisonandhead.com

Annie is responsible for the management and execution of property tax consulting engagements on a nationwide basis for owners of commercial real estate.  She is experienced in many property types including apartments, offices, industrial buildings, oilfield services real estate properties, semiconductor manufacturing facilities, corporate campuses, and retail properties.  Her experience includes valuation appeals, negotiation, pre/post acquisition due diligence, litigation support, and property tax exemptions.

  • 2018 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2007 – 2018 – Director, Duff & Phelps
  • 2005 – 2007 – Senior Associate, Deloitte Tax (Property Tax Services group acquired by Thomson in October 2007)
  • 2003 – 2005 – Analyst, Marvin F Poer
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – Designee
  • Central Texas CCIM Chapter – Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of  Business Administration, Finance, Texas A&M University
  • Master of Arts, Land Economics and Real Estate, Texas A&M University

Courtney Laas

Consultant
512) 906-0673
courtney@morrrisonandhead.com

Courtney is responsible for ad valorem tax valuation appeals, negotiations, personal property compliance, and property tax exemptions.  Courtney’s property tax consulting experience has focused on complex and industrial properties.

  • 2018 – Present – Consultant, Morrison & Head, LP
  • 2014 – 2018 – Manager, Complex Property Tax, Ryan
  • 2012 – 2014 – Analyst, Duff & Phelps
  • Licensed Property Tax Consultant – State of Texas
  • Central Texas CCIM Chapter – Member
  • Real Estate Council of Austin – Member
  • Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals – Member
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts – Economics; University of Texas at Austin Business Foundations Certificate, McCombs School of Business