Benjamin T. Thomas
Senior Property Tax Consultant, Principal
Ben was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. In 2010, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Trinity University where he was a member of the Chi Delta Tau fraternity. Following Trinity, Ben pursued his MBA and M.S. Finance at Texas Tech University. He simultaneously earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence with high honors from Texas Tech School of Law.
After passing the Texas Bar in 2013, Ben joined his father in forming Paladin Tax Consultants, LLC. Initially, his primary role entailed managing the personal property taxes for C&J Energy Services – one of the nation’s foremost oil and gas service providers.
In 2015 and 2016, Ben worked for Scott B. Retzloff & Associates in San Antonio. There, he co-managed the property taxes for an extensive portfolio of real and personal property accounts. His primary roles involved residential protests and personal property tax compliance and appeals.
At the end of 2016, Ben returned to Paladin Tax Consultants as the Managing Partner. He handles all forms of Ad Valorem tax appeals and enjoys helping his clients obtain favorable reductions. During his free time, Ben likes fishing, golfing, and the art of glass blowing. He values family and integrity above all else and seeks to live life on a spiritual basis.