Thomas Bottenberg

Regional Supervisor Northern California IPX1031 Northern California
Tom has been actively involved within the 1031 Exchange industry for almost 30 years. Starting with a tax law firm in Oakland, California, Tom developed a continuing education curriculum for real estate brokers and routinely spoke to 6-8,000 brokers and investors monthly. In 1994, he co-founded a new nationwide facilitation entity which leveraged thousands of lawyer relationships throughout the east coast as well as creating the 1031 industry’s first widely accepted customer facing web presence and processing platform. Then in 2016, Tom assisted with the development of the first 1031 broker and investor app which integrated property and tax analytical tools, exchange oriented diligence and instant customer interaction. He has completed in excess of 40,000 1031 Exchanges.

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Jun 12, 2019
Tax Manager
I am a CPA, and one of our mutual clients used IPX1031 for their exchange. The client was unable to provide the paperwork for the exchange nor the name of the person who they worked with, so I had to call IPX1031. Tom answered the phone and I explained to him the situation. He promptly communicated with the client to get permission, and sent me the missing information that I needed in a few hours. I got exactly what I needed in a five minute phone call, and I am not even his client. Great customer service, thank you!
May 10, 2019
Tom was great! He is very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. For a very short notice, he was able to accommodate us. Would recommend IPX and Tom to all my friends/relatives!!!!
Mar 7, 2019
Tom was extremely knowledgeable and provided me with information I needed to make decisions about my family trust and using the income for acquisition of property in a 1031 exchange. Even though I was at the very beginning stages, he was able to provide me direction and estimates, so that I feel confident making decisions going forward. I look forward to working with Tom and would highly recommend him.
Mar 7, 2019
Director of Marketing
Tom was a pannelist at the Bay Area Commercial & Multifamily's flagship capital gains deferral event, on the topic of 1031 exchange. Unlike many accommodators who are only familiar with one strategy, he is also very knowledgeable on a variety of strategies, such as Delaware Statutory Trust and ways to structure partnerships. You will definitely want someone like Tom, who is experienced with multiple tools on your team when it comes to saving big on taxes!
Feb 26, 2019
After 2 plus yrs, I needed to source some documents from IPX that were necessary for tax purposes. Although the escrow officer I worked with was long gone, Tom was most willing to do a search for me and inform me of necessary steps I will need to take. He was prompt, helpful, kind and efficient. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking these services.
Mar 24, 2017
Co Founder / President 1031CrowdFunding
Tom is the best in the business. His knowledge, and ability to address any situation along with straight forward approach. I would not recommend anyone else!

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