Philip M. Platz began his career in the field of real property tax assessment in 1988, when he joined the Assessor’s Office in the Town of Orangetown, Rockland County, New York. Over the course of his career, Mr. Platz has been an Appraiser for the Town of Clarkstown, Deputy City Assessor for the City of Rye, and Sole Assessor for the municipalities of Cortlandt Manor, New Castle, and Pleasantville. With over two decades of experience in real property tax assessment in six jurisdictions, Mr. Platz has handled a wide array of valuation, zoning, ownership, special district, and exemption issues on almost every type of property.
Mr. Platz also has extensive experience representing taxing authorities in both administrative and New York State Supreme Court proceedings, defending not only their tax valuations, but also their policies and practices.
Mr. Platz was the Past President of the Rockland County and Westchester County Chapters of the New York State Assessor’s Association, and is designated by the International Association of Assessing Officers as a Professional Assessor. Mr. Platz currently serves on the Board of Assessment Review for the City of White Plains.
- New Jersey, 2010
- New York, 2011
- JD, Pace Law School 2009
- LLM, Real Estate Masters of Law, Pace Law School, 2010
- BA, Siena College, 1991