Commercial Real Estate Expert Witnesses

Commercial real estate expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on commercial real estate. The commercial real estate expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Banking, Business Operations, Financial, Fraud, Hotel & Restaurant, Property Management, Real Estate, and Real Estate Appraiser.

Rick Rivera CBM1, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Real Estate, Property Management - Commercial real estate, retail, shopping centers, property/asset management, brokerage, sales/leasing transactions. Litigation support: standard of care, Landlord/tenant disputes, agent/broker, agent/landlord, dual agency, evictions, investors, partnerships, escrow, finance, maintenance, security.
Shopping center property/asset management and leasing/sales brokerage expert in Southern California region for over 30 years. President and CEO of Centers Business Management (CBM) overseeing 11 million square feet, thousands of tenants, several hundred landlord clients, dozens of property managers and leasing agents. Broker of record for more than 300 leasing and sales transactions annually for 25 years plus. Supervised daily operations and directed a team of dozens responsible for managing and leasing 600 plus shopping centers and retail specific properties. Clients included private and institutional investors. Founder and principal of commercial brokerage firm (CBM1) specializing in leasing and sales of commercial properties. Personally represented sellers and buyers in the sales of over $300 million in retail properties. Acted as court appointed receiver.

Jeff Miller, MAI, AI-GRS, CCIM, ASA Valbridge Property Advisors l Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia
Appraisal & Valuation, Real Estate Appraiser - MAI, AI-GRS,CCIM, ASA, commercial real estate, partial interests, damages, environmental contamination, foreclosure, bankruptcy, USPAP, leases, instructor, Yellow Book
Valbridge Property Advisors, LLC is an appraisal company focused on commercial and investment real estate. Jeff has extensive experience in valuing a broad range of property types throughout the United States. Assignments have been completed for a variety of purposes including estimating damages, bankruptcy proceedings, and litigation support. Jeff has qualified over 30+ times as an expert witness in numerous courts in the State of Georgia and in Federal Bankruptcy Court. Publications Developer of 4 Hour Seminar “Regional & Local Verification Requirements for Yellow Book, USPAP, State Regulations & Various Clients” Author of Appraisal Institute’s “Analyzing Credit Tenant Risk and Commercial Lease Analysis”, 7 Hour Seminar released in 2010 Contributing writer to Appraisal Institute’s “Analyzing Distressed Real Estate” 7 Hour Seminar released in 2009 Teaching AQB Certified USPAP Instructor -The Appraisal Foundation’s (TAF) Appraisers Qualification Board (AQB) Certificatio...

Michael F Richards

Manhattan, Montana
Banking, Fraud - Bank Practices and Procedures, Banking Industry Standards, Bank Operations, Bank Policies, Bank Regulations and Law, Lending, Lender Liability, Loan Documentation, Bankruptcy, Bank Fraud, Commercial Real Estate and Mortgages, Bank Credit Administration and Credit Policy Issues.
Mr. Richards has more than 34 years of banking experience in all aspect of banking. His experience as a Founder, President, and Director of two De-novo banks and heading up a work-out department for a regional bank give the client and attorney a behinds the scene understanding of banks. He has extensive experience in lending, lender liability, banking operations, regulatory oversight, policies, procedures, documentation, and standards of banking practice. In 2009 he began his consulting and expert witness career, serving both plaintiffs and defendants. He has qualified and testified at trial in state and federal courts as an expert witness. He has also testified as an expert witness in a white collar federal criminal case. He serves clients nationally and has represented clients in 38 states since beginning his expert witness career. He has been retained in over 120 cases as an expert witness.

Michael B Vaughn Golden Age Advisory, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Financial, Real Estate - Mortgage, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, HUD FHA, Multifamily, Commercial Real Estate, Seniors Housing, Partnerships, Suitability, Valuation, GSA, EB5
Expert on issues related to commercial mortgage banking, real estate partnerships and investment suitability, Valuation of closely held businesses and partnerships. Seniors Housing including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, HUD FHA Multifamily, Healthcare, Public and Section 8 Housing, EB5 Investments, residential Cooperatives,. Expert Witness experience includes financial and document analysis, report preparation, deposition, assistance in deposition and cross examination of opposing witnesses, and Federal and State Supreme Court testimony . Mr. Vaughn served as Director of the Office of Residential Care Facilities, part of the Office of Healthcare Programs in the Office of Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Vaughn was directly responsible for origination and asset management activities related to the $20 billion portfolio of Section 232 Insured Mortgages on Skilled Nursing and As...

Michael B Vaughn Golden Age Advisory, LLC

New York
Financial, Real Estate - Mortgage, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, HUD FHA, Multifamily, Commercial Real Estate, Seniors Housing, Partnerships, Suitability, Valuation, GSA, EB5
Expert on issues related to commercial mortgage banking, real estate partnerships and investment suitability, Valuation of closely held businesses and partnerships. Seniors Housing including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, HUD FHA Multifamily, Healthcare, Public and Section 8 Housing, EB5 Investments, residential Cooperatives,. Expert Witness experience includes financial and document analysis, report preparation, deposition, assistance in deposition and cross examination of opposing witnesses, and Federal and State Supreme Court testimony . Mr. Vaughn served as Director of the Office of Residential Care Facilities, part of the Office of Healthcare Programs in the Office of Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Vaughn was directly responsible for origination and asset management activities related to the $20 billion portfolio of Section 232 Insured Mortgages on Skilled Nursing and As...

Gary Stoley Gary Stoley Credit Risk Advisory Services

Trafford, Pennsylvania
Banking - Credit Risk, underwriting, forensic loan fraud, lending policy/procedures, commercial real estate, working capital line of credit, asset based and secured financing, indirect auto, home equity, mortgage, agriculture, farm, foreclosure, collections, regulator enforcement actions, board governance
My background includes 33 years as a federal regulator, five additional years as a contractor with that regulator, six years of consulting with banks and credit unions and four years as an expert witness. I specialize in evaluation of credit risk and credit related functions. I have extensive experience in community banks and credit unions, mid size banks, and considerable experience in the largest banks in the country. I am available for credit/lending related expert witness work in the menu of items listed above. This includes the cradle to grave life cycle of credit: Policy, procedures, staffing/expertise, underwriting, credit administration, risk management, reporting/MIS, problem loan management/collections, foreclosure/repossession and collateral/appraisal management. I am experienced in forensic credit related fraud identification, investigation/documentation, referrals to FBI/DOJ/OCC authorities and depositions. I have extensively evaluated internal audit and Credit Risk (L...

Nick Nicholas, CRE,CCIM,MAI Nicholas Co.

Dallas, Texas
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - Property Management, Property Owner Standard of Care, Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Broker Standards of care, Real Estate Valuation, Commercial Property Leasing, Skyscrapers, Elevators/Escalators, Real Estate Partnerships, Commercial Real Estate Investment
Nick Nicholas entered the real estate profession in 1976 and started his own company in 1978. From 1978 to the present he has been involved in a diversity of real estate activities including sales and leasing, site selection and planning, financing, development, construction, marketing, appraisal and management of office, retail, industrial and other business properties. Mr. Nicholas has developed millions of dollars of office, retail, industrial and residential properties for investment partnerships and has made significant personal real estate investments. Mr. Nicholas is president of Nicholas Co. and is actively engaged in real estate investing, development, brokerage, litigation support and expert witness, counseling and appraisal. Mr. Nicholas also teaches courses he developed for the commercial real estate industry. PROFESSIONAL LICENSE, ASSOCIATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS • Texas Real Estate Broker License • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License; Texas • State L...

Jason L Savedoff Filament Business Advisors

Richmond, Virginia
Business Operations, Hotel & Restaurant - small business, business management, commercial real estate, restaurant ownership, property management, real estate investment, start-ups, small business finance, small business consulting, business brokerage
I started in banking at the age of 16 in the northeast, and graduated from the University of Richmond. After graduation I was recruited into the investment banking analyst program at Davenport & Company, the oldest financial services firm in the south. I went on to work with large financial services institutions like First Union and then Wachovia, as well as real estate investment firms and consultancies. About 15 years ago, I founded what today is Filament Business Advisors, which is the only accredited dedicated small business consultancy in Virginia (ASBC). We have advised, bought, sold and/or taken equity positions in 20+ small businesses to date. My experience is unusually broad, having had the benefit of everything from preparing $100+ million bond transactions for government clients, to preparing and delivering presentations to rating agency executives, to helping to shape the fiscal policies of some of Virginia’s largest municipalities, to advising business owners on how to...

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners, LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate, Property Management - Slip, Trip & Fall, Risk Management, Litigation Support, Landlord/Tenant, Property Maintenance, Security, Standards of Care, Premises Liability, Condominium Management/Maintenance, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Fair Housing, Real Estate Ethics, Parking Lot Maintenance, Safety Regulations
Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support and trial testimony. We have the knowledge and experience as to the standards of real estate management and all landlord/tenant issues. Pountain Partners will review the documentation, do the research, offer opinions and provide written reports as to what are customary and reasonable standards of care. Topics Pountain Partners excels in include: Property Management Safety Regulations Tenant and Landlord Rights Standards of Care Premises Liability Slips, Trips and Falls Security and Lighting Negligence in Hiring, Supervision, and On-site Practices Landlord Tenant and Vendor Disputes Property Maintenance Best Practices and Responsibilities Security Deposits Common Area Maintenance Charges (CAM) Fair Housing Ethics HUD Housing (Section 8) Tax Credit Housing (Section 42)