Ryan Appoints Recently Acquired Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services Business Professionals to the Executive Leadership Team

Ryan Appoints Recently Acquired Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services Business
                Professionals to the Executive Leadership Team

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ryan, a leading global tax services firm
with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced the
appointment of 16 professionals from the recently acquired Thomson Reuters
Property Tax Services (PTS) business to the Firm's executive leadership team.

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Joe Mulcahy, the former Senior Vice President of Thomson Reuters PTS, has been
named Ryan Principal and Property Tax Practice Leader. He will be responsible
for managing the continued rapid growth of the largest global Property Tax
practice in the world. Additionally, he has been appointed to the Ryan Board
of Directors.Mr. Mulcahy has nearly 30 years of experience in the property
tax industry, previously serving as a Principal at a national accounting firm,
an owner of a property tax services firm, a Director of Property Tax Services
for a Chicago-based global law firm, and an appraisal specialist and hearing
officer for the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board. Throughout his career, he
has been a frequent speaker in front of boards, legislators, and property tax
industry events. Mr. Mulcahy has achieved the Institute for Professionals in
Taxation (IPT) Certified Member of the Institute (CMI) designation, which
recognizes professional achievement and distinction in property taxation. He
is a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers and the
International Property Tax Institute.

Mark A. Paolillo, the former Vice President of Thomson Reuters PTS's Unclaimed
Property practice, has been named Ryan Principal and Abandoned and Unclaimed
Property Practice Leader. He will be responsible for managing the premier
unclaimed property practice in the United States. Mr. Paolillo has more than
27 years of public accounting experience. He was previously the National
Director for Unclaimed Property at a national accounting firm and has years of
experience in the healthcare, biotechnology, technology, retail, oil and gas,
and manufacturing industries. Mr. Paolillo has given many public presentations
throughout his career and is co-author of the authoritative reference Bureau
of National Affairs, Inc. Portfolio on Unclaimed Property. He is a member of
the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Massachusetts
Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Unclaimed Property Professionals
Organization, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Tom Loban, the former Vice President of Thomson Reuters PTS Consulting
Services, has been named Ryan Principal and Commercial Property Tax Practice
Leader. Reporting to Joe Mulcahy, he and his team will be responsible for
providing tax reduction and streamlined administration services to the
commercial real estate market. Mr. Loban previously served as a Partner at a
national accounting firm and a CFO and Controller for several real estate
development, construction, and property management companies. Mr. Loban has
appeared as a speaker before the Council On State Taxation, Institute of Real
Estate Management, and Building Owners and Managers Association. He has also
co-authored the article "Valuation Issues in a Greening World," in the Journal
of Green Building. Mr. Loban is a member of the Institute for Professionals in
Taxation, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the
California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Former Thomson Reuters PTS professionals Tom Brannigan, Steve Buck, Dan
Galati, Joe Grissaffi, Susan C. Han, Marc A. Hartley, Shawn M. King, Shane
Moncrief, Gary Rucker,  and  Jeff Tuthill  have been appointed to the
leadership team as Principals. Additionally, Joseph Mileti has been named
Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Planning; Lucas Branyan has
been named Vice President, General Accounting; and Richard Nearhood has been
named Vice President, Legal.

"Ryan's strategy to ensure the success of this acquisition was built on
integrating the PTS leadership team to play a prominent role in the future
direction of our Firm," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "The
leadership, knowledge, and relationships that these seasoned professionals
bring will provide tremendous benefit to our clients while driving continued
high-velocity growth for our Firm."

Ryan's acquisition of Thomson Reuters PTS formed the largest property tax
practice in the world, with more than 750 global professionals leveraging the
expertise, methodologies, and best practices of both groups. New legacy PTS
clients can now leverage a single-source solution of more than 45 global tax
practices for improving cash flow, minimizing tax liabilities, and enhancing
prospective tax performance. Existing Ryan clients can take advantage of the
additional expertise and best practices of the new PTS professionals to
further reduce tax liabilities through a suite of commercial real estate,
complex property tax, property tax compliance, and unclaimed property
services.

About Ryan
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect
tax practice in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in
the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a
comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory
and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit
defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and
automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a
two-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
multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,600 professionals and associates serves
over 6,500 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most
prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at
www.ryan.com.

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