Patrick C. O'Connor has been president of O'Connor & Associates since 1983 and is a recipient of the prestigious MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. He is also a registered senior property tax consultant in the state of Texas and has written numerous articles in state and national publications on reducing property taxes. He continues to set the standard in direction and quality of our appraisal products, adding services ranging from business valuations and business appraisals to cost segregation analysis for income tax reduction.
As president, Pat O'Connor drives his firm to aggressively fight the rising costs of property taxes in counties across Texas including filing the highest number of property tax protests in Harris County. In addition, he and his staff coordinate and provide expert witness testimony for lawsuits against various central appraisal districts. Mr. O'Connor authored the first definitive consumer guide to Texas property taxes entitled, Cut Your Texas Property Taxes.
Mr. O'Connor is a highly regarded spokesperson for the real estate community and has been interviewed on CNN and has been quoted by or published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, National Real Estate Investor, Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal, The Appraisal Journal, The National Apartment Association's UNITS magazine and on GlobeSt.com. Over 23,000 customers and the media rely on O'Connor & Associates as a source of timely, accurate real estate information in the major Texas market and in Houston where he publishes analytical reports and data.
Pat O'Connor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston in May of 1981 and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in May of 1983.