John has spent his three decade career in the valuation of real estate and machinery and equipment, though his experience also includes managing professional staff, performing cost-segregation studies, and overall professional practice development. Over his career he has valued assets across numerous industries both domestically and globally for financial reporting and tax compliance purposes. Numerous accounting firms and regulatory agencies, including all of the “Big 4” accounting firms, have satisfactorily reviewed John’s work. John founded his own firm, the JF Group, Inc., a machinery and equipment valuation firm in 1997. Prior to founding the JF Group, John spent nine years at Ernst & Young, LLP managing and performing tangible personal property valuation studies. John is a proud alumni of the University of Cincinnati (BS – Construction Management) and holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from the American Society of Appraisers.