After over 20 years in the industry, Gian will oversee the firm’s cost segregation, research and development tax credits, green building tax incentives, and transfer pricing practices as Chief Executive Officer.
PASADENA, Calif., February 7, 2022 – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG, announced a new Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2022. Gian Pazzia, CCSP will lead the company after working in the industry for over 20 years. The firm’s former lead executive, Greg Kniss now serves as KBKG’s Chairman of the Board.
Gian built the firm’s Cost Segregation practice and eventually transitioned into overseeing the firm’s growth and sales initiatives. Gian has served on KBKG’s Executive Committee for over ten years, where he’s been actively involved in strategic initiatives to grow the company’s other service offerings including R&D Tax Credits, Green Building Tax Incentives (45L and 179D), Transfer Pricing, and more recently, Employee Retention Tax Credits. The firm now includes 7 offices, 12 principals, and over 150 team members across the country.
As Chairman of the Board, Greg Kniss will focus on identifying merger and acquisition targets in the coming years. In 1999, Greg and his co-founders launched KBKG to help clients perform cost segregation studies for accelerated depreciation deductions on newly constructed or remodeled property. Today, the company has expanded beyond real estate-related tax incentives to a full-service consulting team that serves a wide range of industries.
When asked about the new appointment of Gian to CEO, former Managing Principal Greg Kniss remarked, “Gian is meticulous, driven, and innovative. We would not be where we are today without his hard work and dedication to each of our practices. The future is bright with our incredible team and Gian leading the way!”
“Gian is meticulous, driven, and innovative. We would not be where we are today without his hard work and dedication to each of our practices. The future is bright with our incredible team and Gian leading the way!”
Established in 1999 with offices across the U.S., KBKG provides turn-key tax solutions to CPAs and businesses, including research and development tax credits, cost segregation, green building tax incentives (45L tax credits and 179D deductions), transfer pricing for multinational businesses, and more. KBKG has office locations nationwide with employees located in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, New York City, and Dallas-Fort Worth.