James C. Su

Cost Segregation and Valuation Consulting Services


Mr. James Su has spent over 20 years in the real estate industry, primarily focusing on tax, accounting and valuation issues related to building and construction.  Most recently, James serviced as Senior Director and West Region Practice Leader for BDO's Fixed Asset Advisory practice.  Prior to BDO, James spent 13 years at several "Big 4" accounting firms, including Price Waterhouse Coopers, and more recently, Deloitte, where James led the firms west region Cost Segregation and Green Energy Tax Initiatives practices.

During his career, Mr. Su has served clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, and across the United States.  Focusing on assignments involving the construction, valuation, and depreciation of building and structures, he provides supervisory and technical expertise to projects involving depreciation optimization, fixed asset accounting systems, cost segregation, valuation, purchase price allocation, insurable values, rehabilitation tax credits, and green energy tax studies.  Mr. Su is also fluent in Chinese.


Hospitality & Gaming, Office & Retail, Residential Rental, Manufacturing, Distribution, Utilities, Data Centers & Telecom


American Institute of Architects, Assoc. AIA

US Green Building Counsel

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals

American Institute of Appraisers - Machinery & Technical Specialties, Candidate


B.A. in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley

M.S. in Taxation, California State University, Northridge