History of the Floyd Company

Before she founded Floyd Company in 1991, Barbara Floyd became her first client, winning her first assessment appeal on her own home. Noticing that property owners were struggling to understanding the property tax appeal process, she missioned her new company to alleviate this stress filled process by assisting owners and investors in successfully appealing high property tax assessments.

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Barbara knew that many commercial and residential property owners were unfamiliar with how to appeal their taxes and preferred spending their time growing their own businesses, instead of dealing with property taxes and assessments. She understood that while many people work hard at paying only their fair share of Income tax, very few knew how to make sure they paid only their fair share of property taxes.

So with a deep desire to help others, Barbara focused her expertise on property taxes and assessments — more specifically, commercial, investment, and residential rental property taxes — creating Floyd Company as Maryland’s Property Tax Reduction Specialists.

Over 25 years later, calculatorBarbara is proud that after successfully helping her clients to reduce their property taxes, most of her new clients are direct referrals from existing clients – a tribute to Floyd Company’s successful track record on property tax appeals. Everything told, she has successfully assisted more than 2,000 different clients through more than 30,000 appeals, ranging from owners with just one property to owners with 300 properties, and with assessments ranging from $10,000 to $25 million.

Barbara’s continuing mission is to ensure that her clients are paying no more than their fair share of real estate property taxes in Maryland.

Our Team

floyd-headshot-fixBarbara Floyd, President & Owner

Barbara Floyd has been the President and Owner of Propery Tax Reduction Specialists since 1991. Barbara is a long-time, almost life-time resident of Maryland.  Barbara is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). She also was a licensed appraiser. Barbara has trained in valuation theory and assessment policy with Property Tax Reduction Consultants, an Illinois-based firm affiliated in more than 30 states. She is a graduate of Towson State University and holds a Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Baltimore.


She served on the Board of Directors of the BWI Business Partnership, and is a Past President of the Northern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce. Barbara is a member of:

Property Owners Association of Greater Baltimore (POA)

Mid Atlantic Real Estate Investors Association (MAREIA)

Real Estate Investors Club of Baltimore (Baltimore REIA)

Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (NAACCC)

BWI Business Partnership (BWIP)

International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)

Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA)

Jackie Snead, Office Manager

Jackie Snead is a lifetime resident of Anne Arundel County Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland earning an associates degree in Chemistry and Accounting and a BS degree in Ornamental Horticulture. She also holds a Commercial Lending certification from the American Bankers Association. She has owned and operated a landscape design company as well as an Imprinted Apparel and Promotional Products company.  She has been with Floyd Company since 2014 and served on the Board of Directors of Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.

edward-headshotEdward Pease IV, Office Assistant

Edward Pease is the office assistant for Floyd Company Inc and Property Tax Reduction Specialists since 2006.  He has a bachelor’s degree from State University of New York (SUNI).  He is currently taking courses at AACC and is a member of Phi  Theta Kappa Honor Society.  Edward assists with property and assessment appeal research as well as with marketing, bookkeeping and all office functions.