Mr. Pennington began his career as a Property Tax Consultant with Property Tax Service Company (1979-1981), a national consulting firm. As a partner he helped form Avtax, Inc. (1982-1988), a regional consulting firm with offices in Dallas, Denver, Houston and Tulsa. In 1988 Mr. Pennington formed P.E. Pennington & Company, Inc., a national consulting firm with over 28 years of client representation.
Mr. Pennington’s expertise is based on 37 years of experience which includes all types of real estate and personal property valuation and exemption cases and extensive property tax litigation support. His jurisdictional responsibilities include management of national appeals and properties located in Louisiana and Texas.
Mr. Pennington co-founded Citizens for Appraisal Reform (CFAR) in 2016 which is a non-profit advocacy group made up of property tax professionals and taxpayers. The goal of CFAR is to improve the fairness, and impartiality of Texas Appraisal Review Boards and Binding Arbitration hearings. To achieve these goals legislation has been drafted and filed for the 2017 Texas Legislative Session.
A Graduate of The University of Northern Colorado (1976), he is also a licensed Senior Property Tax Consultant and a Texas Real Estate Broker. He has authored numerous white papers and has been quoted as an expert by Texas media outlets. Additionally, he served as President of the Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals. For the last 8 years he has served on the Texas Department of Regulations and Licensing, Property Tax Advisory Board.
Published by IPT Insider, January 2020.
Published by IPT Insider, December 2015.
A Texas Challenge.– Awarded 2016 Property Tax Article of the Year Award from the Institute of Professionals in Taxation.
Published by IPT Insider, September, 2015.
Published by The San Antonio’s Express News, February 7, 2014
Published by Network Magazine, March 2011
Prepared for the Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals 22nd Annual Conference, 2009.
Prepared for the Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals 21st Annual Conference, 2008.
Published by The Journal of Property Tax Management, 2000
Published by The Journal of Property Tax Management, Winter 1995
Published by the TAPTP Newsletter, November 1993.
Published by The Journal of Property Tax Management, Winter 1992