Real Estate Lending and Commercial Banking Expert

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  • Company: JBH Real Estate Experts Inc
  • Phone: (760) 518-2310
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Real Estate and Financial

Keywords/Search Terms:

SBA Loans, Hard Money Loans, Lending Customs and Practice, Title Insurance, Broker Standards of Care, Banking Operations, Lender Liability, Construction Lending, Private Money Lending, Bank Finance, Expert Reports adherent to Federal Rule 26, Collateral Review, Broker Fiduciary, Covid Finance Issues


B.A. in Philosophy w minor in Economics and Accounting, Pomona College; Licensed California Real Estate Broker, California Department of Real Estate

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Additional Information

Active lender with over 39 years of experience in Banking, Finance, and Real Estate Lending. Licensed with the California Department of Real Estate. CalDRE#01523075 Jay Hibert was in the commercial banking industry for 25 years before leaving to form his own company, a real estate lending and consulting company. Jay is licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate and for over 10 years his company was a licensed California Finance Lender. The company provides services to banks, non-banks, and individuals in need of creative financing solutions. With now over 39 years of experience in banking and real estate, Jay's market knowledge and transactional experience has allowed him to work in a consulting and expert witness capacity for many clients over the years. Still an ACTIVE lender in the industry, Jay stays updated on current customs and practices and has transacted hundreds of real estate and non-real estate loan negotiations in times of economic growth as well as downturns in the economy. His extensive credit background arms him with the understanding of how banks and other lenders operate internally. Mr. Hibert has been providing expert witness and consulting services since 2010. He has been designated over 250 times as an expert in 25 different states concerning matters relating to commercial lending, real estate, construction finance, SBA Loans, brokerage, hard money loan expert and investment issues.