Mike Olivares, National Director
Mike Olivares has over 25 years of consulting, sales, sales management, and operational management experience in the information technology, retail, and real estate industries. Mike's real estate background includes software consulting and federal tax reduction consulting. Mike oversees the national sales and consulting expansion efforts for O’Connor & Associates’ Federal Tax Reduction division. Under Mike’s guidance and direction, O’Connor & Associates has analyzed over $15 Billion in commercial and multi-family real estate over the past 7 years, while providing services and consultation in the areas of cost segregation, asset abandonment, bonus depreciation, qualified leasehold improvement, tenant improvement allocation, purchase price allocation, casualty loss, capital gains, and 1031 exchange analysis. He has helped his clients save hundreds of millions of dollars in federal and state income taxes. Mike is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.
Phone: (713) 375-4291 Houston / (310) 258-9667 Los Angeles
King White, Regional Manager
King White has over 30 years of consulting experience on behalf of clients, ranging from small business owners to fortune 100 companies, working to reduce taxes and improve financial performance. In the past few years alone, he has advised companies across the nation representing over $5 Billion in office, multi-family and hotel real estate assets. His technical expertise includes federal, state and local tax reduction and tax deferral, as well as various strategies to cut transaction costs through purchase accounting and valuation best practices. King is a graduate of the University of Houston and a past Certified Financial Planner, Registered Investment Advisor, and Registered Representative with a Series 7 license.
William Bandy, CPA
Bill Bandy has 32 years of CPA experience that includes the real estate, construction and oil & gas industries. After gaining audit experience with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company, Bill founded his own firm, Blakely & Bandy, Inc., focused on real estate and tax in 1981. Bill has worked with O’Connor and Associates for more than 10 years on various tax and real estate matters related to valuation, appraisal, property tax, organization of real estate entities, 1031 exchange and cost segregation. He was a member of the team who launched our cost segregation services practice more than five years ago and remains our primary advisor in assisting clients and their CPA’s to better understand how cost segregation and related depreciation strategies can save them tax dollars.