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Professional Profile: Roger Upton 2008

About

  • Title: Director
  • Company: MS Consultants, LLC
  • Location: Pittsford, NY and Williamsville, NY
  • Birthplace: Wilson, NY

Family: Married for 23 years, with 3 teenage children

College: St. Bonaventure University

First job outside of real estate: Working at NITEC Paper Mill during college summers. It reinforced the reasons why I went to college.

First job in real estate or allied field: Director at MS Consultants

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Our firm specializes in finding significant savings for real estate owners through tax deductions and credits. While our main service we provide is cost segregation studies, we also specialize in other creative income tax ideas. We already have a national presence, having performed services in 45 states – our goal is to get to 50!

Hobbies: Coaching my daughter’s travel softball team

Favorite book: “Cannery Row” by John Steinbeck

Favorite movie: “Hoosiers” and “The Usual Suspects”

Persons you admire most (outside of family): The more I work (and coach) the more I realize the importance of the lessons and skills that were taught to me by my high school coaches – Bill Leardini and Tom Covey

Keys to success: Be considerate to your employees, appreciate your clients, show loyalty to both and be willing to accept change.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Teacher