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All members of the DC Real Property Tax Appeals Commission to telework 3/16 - 6/8. For more details, please read the Telework Notice.
Phase Two of Reopening Set to Begin on June 22

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RPTAC Chairman

Chairman Gregory C. Syphax

Gregory C. Syphax is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser licensed in the District of Columbia and Maryland.  Mr. Syphax holds a CRA designation (senior member) from the National Society of Real Estate Appraisers (SREA) and has been a professional appraiser for 33 years. He has extensive experience in appraising a wide variety of property types that include multi-million dollar commercial properties as well as complex residential properties.  His expertise includes serving as a qualified expert in real estate valuation matters for Landlord-Tenant Court, US District Court and DC Superior Court.  His clientele ranges from private individuals to major corporations. He has provided appraisal services for Howard University, McDonalds Corporation, the Small Business Administration, and the District of Columbia Government (the DC Housing Authority, Department of Housing & Community Development, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development, DC Department of Administrative Services, and the DC Public School System) to name a few.
Mr. Syphax is the former Chairman of the DC Board of Real Estate Appraisers where he served from 1996 to 2007 and helped write the current law that governs appraisers who are licensed in the District of Columbia.  He served as Vice Chairman of the D.C. Board of Real Property Assessments & Appeals from 1983 to 1985 and as the 2nd Vice President of the National Society of Real Estate Appraisers (NSREA) from 2008-2010.
Mr. Syphax was born and raised in Washington, DC.  He received both his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Michigan.  Mr. Syphax also holds a Real Estate Broker’s license in the District of Columbia. He resides in Ward 4.