Allen A Lefkovitz, is one of the principals and founders of Abbey Road Tax Consultants, LLC. Abbey Road Tax Consultants represents it clients in their real estate and personal property assessment and tax matters. While it concentrates in the valuation of nursing homes, Supportive Living Facilities, and independent and assisted living facilities, Lefkovitz has successively represented most types of real estate; including office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, and most types of industrial, commerical, and residential properties.
Prior to forming Abbey Road Tax Consultants, he was the founder and principal of Allen A Lefkovitz & Associates, P.C.; This was a law firm that had been practicing in the area of real estate assessment and tax law for over twenty-five years. Prior to Allen A Lefkovitz & Associates, P.C., he was associated with the law firm of Bilandic, Neistein, Richman, Hauslinger and Young, and was a partner with Rosenthal and Schanfield. Most recently he was a partner with Arnstein & Lehr LLP. Additionally, Lefkovitz worked for Arvey, Hodes, Costello and Burman in their real estate and personal property assessment and tax practice group. At Rosenthal and Schanfield and Arnstein & Lehr, he was the partner responsible for this practice group.
Lefkovitz has been involved with the assessment review and appeal of major Chicago properties including 180 North LaSalle, One South Wacker Drive, and the Brunswick building, as well as smaller downtown office buildings. Actively representing clients throughout the United States, Lefkovitz has practiced in a large number of counties within the state of Illinois, and also in the states of New York, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Nebraska and California. He practices before assessors, Boards of Review, Boards of Equalization, the State of Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board, and in the Circuit and Appellate Courts of Illinois.
Lefkovitz is the author of Triennial Assessment Set for Cook County in ’91, Realty & Building, April 28, 1990. Additionally, he often gives presentations before various homeowner and condominium associations as well as before several lending institutions.
Lefkovitz was a speaker and moderator for Illinois Real Estate Tax Seminars, the National Business Institute and Lorman Education Services. He has also been a speaker at the Chicago Bar Association. He also spoke before the International Association of Assessing Officers and the Institute of Professionals in Taxation on the subject of how to segregate the value of the real estate from the value of the going concern of nursing homes.
Admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, Lefkovitz is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is also a Certified Member of the Institute of Professionals in Taxation (CMI) and a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers. Additionally, he has served as an arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Before becoming an attorney, Lefkovitz was involved with the development and management of apartment complexes and commercial and industrial properties in the Chicago area. He has also taken various property management courses at the Institute of Real Estate Management. His family had been involved in the development and management of nursing homes since the 1960’s.
Lefkovitz received his Juris Doctor degree from the John Marshall Law School in 1980 and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Roosevelt University in 1972. He has completed the basic and intermediate real estate tax courses from the Institute of Professionals in Taxation, Course 800- Separating Real and Personal Property from Intangible Business Assets from the Appraisal Institute and various courses from the State of Illinois Department of Revenue.