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Richard W.  Hermes

Managing Director

Phone: 314-692-5841


Rich is a Managing Director in CBIZ's St. Louis office and the national leader for Real and Personal Property Tax. He has over 35 years of property tax experience throughout the United States.

Rich's tax experience has allowed him to testify in court and before numerous appeal boards on both real and personal property tax issues. His expertise also includes assessment reviews, protests and appeals, inventory valuation, and review of landlord billings. Property types represented by Rich include: department stores, discount stores, small retail shops, regional malls, apartment complexes, hotels, warehouses, office buildings, multi-family complexes, gas stations, oil terminals and manufacturing facilities, among others.

Prior to joining CBIZ, Rich was the Director of Property Taxes for The May Department Stores Company where he was responsible for all aspects of property taxes.


B.S.B.A, Finance, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Professionals in Taxation
  • International Association of Assessing Officers
  • Illinois Tax Representatives Association, Past President

Associated Offices

St. Louis - CBIZ MHM, LLC - St. Louis 721 Emerson Road
Suite 400
St. LouisMO  63141
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