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John Manolos is a senior manager in KBKG’s Pasadena and Woodland Hills offices and a member of the Firm’s National Tax Practice. With over 15 years of tax experience, he specializes in fixed asset consulting including Cost Segregation studies, repair and maintenance expense analyses, and other tax advisory services specific to cost recovery in the real estate industry.

John is a firm resource and provides engineering analyses for building owners and the firm’s clientele. John’s responsibilities include reviewing the construction documents and blueprints, inspecting the property, and estimating the quantities and costs of all qualifying assets. John has managed and performed hundreds of cost segregation studies, including large-scale commercial office complexes, residential rental properties, retail/restaurants, golf courses, hotels, airports, auto dealerships, warehouse/distribution, and manufacturing facilities.

John has conducted a current year and look-back repairs and maintenance studies in accordance with the new tangible property regulations and has calculated IRS Section 481(a) adjustments using Fixed Assets.

Prior to joining KBKG, John worked at two of the Big Four public accounting firms in Los Angeles.

John graduated from Golden Gate University with a master's degree in Taxation. He also earned a BS in Engineering Technology from California State University, Pomona. John is also an Enrolled Agent and is Enrolled to Practice before the Internal Revenue Service.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals

Favorite Sports Team

  • Los Angeles Lakers

Hobbies and Interests

  • Watching movies, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

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