Our Firm

Steven B. Pearlman & Associates represents dozens of commercial, industrial, multi-family, incentive and special use properties in Cook County and the Collar Counties, using our knowledge and experience to provide expertise and value to our clients.

Our practice handles real estate assessment issues for a wide variety of properties including, but not limited to: downtown high-rise buildings, commercial buildings, auto dealerships, restaurants, hotels, national big box retailers, landmarked properties, manufacturing facilities, residential buildings and incentive properties.

We provide client services that provide property tax assessment relief and minimize tax liabilities.

We can navigate and lead our clients through appeals’ processes with County Assessor, the Board of Review, the Circuit Court, the Property Tax Appeal Board, and even cases that require injunctive relief. We are dedicated to minimizing property tax liabilities and serving our clients’ needs.

Clients seek out Steven B. Pearlman & Associates for:

  • Sophisticated reduction of assessed valuations of property
  • Property tax exemptions, incentives and abatements
  • Attorneys and experienced staff who can shepherd them through the appeals process, including representation before the Assessor, Board of Review, Circuit Court, and the Property Tax Appeal Board



Steven B. Pearlman & Associates includes veterans of the Cook County Assessor’s Office, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office – Real Estate Tax Division, and serve as legislative liaisons for tax policy in Springfield. We understand the intricacies of ad valorem tax law and how to approach the appeal’s process. We are proud of the long-term relationships we have developed with our clients, and work hard to meet their needs.


To find out more about our team, visit our Our People page.