Experienced Commercial and Industrial Property Tax Attorney & Property Tax Professional in Massachusetts
Robert J. Gaines is an attorney and principal of Ridgefield Valuation which provides property tax representation to commercial, industrial and large residential owners before local Boards of Assessors. As a Massachusetts attorney who is an experienced property tax professional, specializing in commercial, industrial and large residential property, he also maintains a law practice which provides property tax representation, and has been practicing since 1977.
Mr. Gaines' professional activities concentrate almost exclusively in the area of property tax representation. He has had extensive experience negotiating property tax abatements with local Massachusetts assessors, and has provided legal representation in numerous property tax appeals to the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board. Since 1988, Mr. Gaines has represented over 1000 commercial and industrial property owners in more than 4,000 property tax abatement cases in over 150 cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has secured literally millions of dollars in property tax abatements for his clients, and maintains a reputation for excellence among local assessors and practitioners.
Prior to his work as a property tax representative and attorney, Mr. Gaines was an Assistant Attorney General in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Public Protection Bureau, and later was a General Partner for a Massachusetts real estate development company. If you own or occupy commercial or industrial property in Massachusetts or New Hampshire, and seek a specialist in property tax representation, please contact Robert Gaines at Ridgefield Valuation.