About Whitney Consulting Group, LLC
Stephan Hamilton, President
Mr. Hamilton served as the Director of the Municipal and Property Division of the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration for over ten years. In that role, he was responsible for the supervision of the collection of property taxes, organization and reporting of municipal finances within the state, the setting of local tax rates, supervision of local property assessments in the state, the equalization of local assessed values, the administration of timber and gravel taxation, and the administration of a state utility property tax.
Mr. Hamilton served for twelve years as a member on the NH Assessing Standards Board, establishing standards and recommending legislation for improvements to the property tax system. He served for more than ten years on the NH Current Use Board and served as its chairman for the last four years. He has served on numerous Legislative Commissions studying and reporting on such things as education funding, utility property valuation at the local level, GIS in the State of New Hampshire and the impact of large-scale power projects in the state.
Mr. Hamilton has been recognized by state and local level organizations for the many contributions he has made to the improvement of property taxation systems and the furtherance of the development of a statewide GIS system.
Mr. Hamilton has worked in property taxation for the last twenty years in several roles: for five years as an assessor in Manchester, New Hampshire; for four years as an appraiser for the New Hampshire Board of Tax and Land Appeals; and as the assistant assessor for the Town of Londonderry, New Hampshire. Prior to these public positions, he was a Certified Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, and he helped run a family real estate appraisal company for 14 years.
Mr. Hamilton continues his commitment to fair taxation in communities within New Hampshire by serving as a Commissioner on the Merrimack River Valley Flood Control Commission, working to assure fair compensation to cities and towns impacted by the location of Army Corps of Engineers flood control structures and impoundments.
Mr. Hamilton also serves the greater community, as a member of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire and Vermont Chapter of the American Red Cross.
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