Marc Shapiro to Co-Lead U.S. Cost Segregation Practice at FTI Consulting

Washington, D.C., Feb. 3, 2016 — FTI Consulting, Inc., (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Marc Shapiro, Managing Director within the firm’s Real Estate & Infrastructure industry group, has been appointed to co-lead the U.S. Cost Segregation practice at FTI Consulting. Mr. Shapiro is based in Roseland.

Mr. Shapiro has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of the analysis of commercial and residential real estate, including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, hospitality and specialty use properties. In this expanded role, Mr. Shapiro will co-lead the firm’s U.S. Cost Segregation practice with Larry Portal, a Senior Managing Director on the Business Tax Advisory team within the Real Estate & Infrastructure industry group at FTI Consulting, who is also based in Roseland. Mr. Portal and Mr. Shapiro will share leadership responsibilities for managing and growing the existing U.S. Cost Segregation service offering. Mr. Shapiro will also continue in his current role as one of the leaders of the Valuation Services team within the Real Estate & Infrastructure industry group.

Commenting on today's announcement, Mr. Portal said, “FTI Consulting is committed to taking advantage of the skills of its professionals with an expertise and strong understanding of real estate, as well as experience in key practice areas to better serve our growing client base. Marc has a long history working in the commercial real estate space and brings years of experience to our team. I am excited to have him join me in heading the Cost Segregation service offering.”

Mr. Shapiro received a B.A. in economics from Rutgers College. He is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (“MAI”), a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (“MRICS”) and holds multiple general certified real estate appraiser licenses.

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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