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Ryan Enters an Exclusive Strategic Partnership with Bedford to Provide Cost Segregation Services

Press Release Nov 01, 2017

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has announced a strategic alliance with Bedford Cost Segregation, an independent professional services firm specializing in cost segregation solutions for the commercial real estate industry. Bedford is a leading cost segregation services provider with a staff of more than 50 professionals at the forefront of this specialized industry, having conducted over 12,000 cost segregation studies nationwide for hundreds of clients, with engagements on properties ranging from $350,000 to $1.4 billion in value.

Bedford will serve as the exclusive provider of cost segregation, tangible property, and energy tax incentive studies for Ryan, supporting the Firm’s ability to deliver higher levels of value and results for its large portfolio of Commercial Property Tax clients. As part of the new alliance, Ryan will be Bedford’s exclusive provider of property tax services, providing industry-leading commercial and industrial property tax expertise with a proven history of delivering improved profitability and cash flow for thousands of clients across North America.

“Bedford is a leader and pioneer in cost segregation services, and we are confident in their ability to deliver the outstanding value our clients deserve and expect from Ryan,” said Ginny Kissling, Ryan Chief Operating Officer. “We are also excited about the opportunity to deliver their clients substantial property tax savings that will positively impact their bottom line.”

“The dedicated property tax professionals at Ryan have decades of proven experience minimizing property tax liabilities and will deliver our clients higher levels of value throughout their real estate life cycle,” said Greg Bryant, Managing Partner of Bedford. “We are proud to partner with the leading global provider of tax services and are committed to delivering their clients superior service and results through our cost segregation and other engagements.” 

About Bedford
Bedford is an independent professional services firm specializing in cost segregation and innovative tax and energy solutions for the commercial real estate industry. Bedford is not an affiliate or subsidiary of an accounting firm and is committed to working closely with CPAs, property owners and trusted advisors to provide high quality “tax-centric” solutions. Having conducted over 12,000 studies nationwide since its inception in 2002, the firm has had the privilege of assisting hundreds of clients with cost segregation and many other valuable solutions. Bedford’s technical staff is comprised of professional engineers (P.E.s), multidisciplinary engineers, architects and construction professionals that rely on a true engineering-based methodology. Bedford’s tax team consists of seasoned professionals, who are well versed in the various aspects of tax law pertaining to depreciation, capitalization and expense provisions. More information about Bedford can be found at

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. The Firm provides an integrated suite of international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a five-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 2,500 professionals and associates serves over 14,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at “Ryan” and “Firm” refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.


Patty Sullivan
Director, Communications