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Donald Liebman and Michael Blaschuk

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Donald Liebman

Partner, Tuchman Korngold Weiss Liebman and Gelles, LLP

As the former Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department’s Condemnation and Tax Certiorari Division, Don has litigated a wide variety of tax matters, successfully defending challenges to the policies and practice of New York City’s taxing authorities and other municipal agencies. He has represented both institutional and real estate industry clients in successfully challenging valuations, obtaining tax exemptions for both new construction and redevelopment, and rendering opinions on the potential taxation of various projects.

Michael Blaschuk

Director, Strategic Initiatives, International Property Tax Institute

Michael is IPTl's Director of Strategic Initiatives and is a Strategic Advisor to the Province of British Columbia. He recently retired from the public service as the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Province of British Columbia and is a fully accredited member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. As an ADM and in other past senior positions with Public Works and Government Services Canada; Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada; Revenue Canada; BC Assessment and BC Housing, Michael has gained significant experience in property taxation; payments-in-lieu of taxes programs; real estate deal and partnership structuring; asset and facilities management; contracting and procurement management; project and construction management; Public-Private Partnerships (PPP); and portfolio planning.

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