O’Connor is a part of many Hotel Associations such as AAHOA, AHLA, IHLA, etc. As a proud partner we sponsor and do numerous educational seminars explaining how we have been so successful at reducing property taxes for hoteliers and commercial property owners. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events below.
ABRAHAM TIEH Director of National Commercial Property Tax CHIA, Real Estate Broker, Senior Property Tax ConsultantAbraham Tieh is internationally focused commercial and hotel property tax appeals executive with more than 35 years of real estate industry experience in commercial property tax appeals and valuation activities. A licensed senior property tax consultant, and a licensed real estate broker, Abraham leads a team of experienced commercial property tax consultants that are aggressive in representing clients in the appeals process to achieve the lowest possible assessment value and tax payments. Abraham’s proven track record include leading enterprise level growth of O’Connor through hospitality industry affiliations involving renowned hospitality associations, investors, and management firms. He also directed strategic growth for O’Connor that encompasses most innovative appeals methods and judicial appeals management. Abraham also played a major role in development of the O’Connor Approach, a proprietary methodology in removing intangible business enterprise value of commercial properties that is not taxable which has won landmark court cases, reducing a significant amount of property tax for O’Connor’s clients. Abraham is also a Featured speaker at AAHOA, AHLA ALIS, Lodging Conference, Choice, Sonesta, IHG Owner’s Association, and AHLA Foundation events.
ANDREW CHOY Director of National Hotel Tax Division, CHIA, Senior Property Tax Consultant, Real Estate Broker & DeveloperAndrew Choy is a licensed real estate broker, Senior Property Tax Consultant, a book author, and a prominent real estate developer. Choy was a recipient of many top industry awards including Developer of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, and Best Overall Marketed Project in the nation awards. Choy has 35+ years experience in property management, consulting, sales, marketing, construction, accounting and property tax. Choy created a proprietary methodology to calculate and deduct nontaxable intangible business value of a hotel’s flag.
National Hotel Team
MAYUR DESAI Licensed National Commercial Property Tax Consultant, Business DevelopmentMayur Desai is a licensed commercial property tax consultant and a top analyst with a MBA degree. His family and friends are hotel owners, thus providing valuable knowledge how to best serve our hotel clients.
MONA GOVAHI National Property Tax Business Development ManagerMona Govahi joined O’Connor in 2018. Mona is an attorney-at-law (foreign) with a paralegal certificate in Texas. She is the National Property Tax Business Development Manager, a licensed property tax consultant, nationwide affiliated attorneys and appraiser’s liaison, and client relations. She helps businesses develop long-term relationships with clients. Mona oversees the sales leads, evaluates current sales performance, and identifies ways an organization can expand and grow. She is responsible for helping with attending conferences and industry events, training business development staff, and Developing quotes and proposals for prospective clients.
PETER BACH Licensed National Commercial Property Tax Consultant
HEMIN PATEL National Hotel Analyst / Business Development Assoc.
JENNY LE National Property Tax Operations ManagerJenny Le is the executive assistant to Andrew Choy. She handles various administrative, accounting and marketing tasks.
MELISSA COLMENERO National Hotel Marketing Coordinator