Jay Mason, CMI, is the Director of Real Estate and Personal Property Tax in the St. Louis office of CBIZ MHM, LLC. Jay has over 40 years of property tax experience in government and corporate throughout the United States. Prior to joining the organization, Jay was the Vice President of Property Taxes for The May Department Stores Company where he was responsible for the administration of an annual tax expense of $175 million.
Jay's experience has allowed him to testify before various appeal boards and court on both real and personal property tax issues. His expertise includes the ability to organize information and complex assessment issues so that both clients and assessment officials trust his capabilities to be fair in his negotiations and approach to valuation. Property types represented by Jay include: department stores, discount stores, small retail shops, super-regional malls, regional malls, warehouses, office buildings, hotels/motels, industrial complexes and manufacturing facilities