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Peter D. Verros



Peter D. Verros focuses his practice on commercial and industrial property tax assessment appeals, property tax incentives and land use and zoning. He represents small business owners, real estate holding companies, real estate investment managers and multi-national Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Verros has particular interest in property tax litigation and has extensive experience in complex valuation matters related to industrial and manufacturing facilities, anchor department stores, Big Box retail stores, hotel properties, shopping centers and office complexes. Mr. Verros also advises developers, real estate investment funds, family offices and private investors on property tax strategy and planning for new developments throughout the State of Illinois.

After graduating from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Mr. Verros joined the Cook County Treasurer’s Office as a staff attorney and later served as the Assistant General Counsel. During his tenure at the Treasurer’s Office, he worked closely with numerous county offices responsible for the valuation and collection of property taxes in Cook County.

In addition to carrying out the firm’s mission to provide high quality legal services, Mr. Verros heads initiatives to improve the overall client experience and create value beyond property tax matters. Also, initiatives to maintain a world class work environment for all team members at Verros Berkshire. Mr. Verros is deeply interested in creating a culture at Verros Berkshire that is predicated on trust, hard work and teamwork to ensure a world class environment that creates world class results for the firm’s clients and team members.

Mr. Verros is a founding partner of Verros Berkshire. 


  • Ad Valorem Property Tax Appeals

  • Property Tax Incentives and Abatements

  • Tax Planning and Strategy

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions

  • Zoning and Real Estate Development


  • 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Emerging Lawyer (Recognizing Excellence in the Law for Lawyers Under 40)

  • 2019-2023 Leading Lawyers, Illinois


Chicago–Kent College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2004

Loyola University Chicago
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 2001


  • State of Illinois, Licensed Attorney 

  • State of Texas, Licensed Attorney 

  • Fenwick Bar Association

  • Hellenic Bar Association

  • Illinois State Bar Association

  • International Association of Assessing Officers

  • NAIOP, Chicago Chapter

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