Rick Rivera Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Real Estate and Property Management

Specialty Focus:

Commercial real estate, retail, shopping centers, property/asset management, brokerage, sales/leasing transactions. Litigation support: standard of care, Industry custom and practice, landlord/tenant disputes, agent/landlord, dual agency, investors, partnerships, escrow, finance, maintenance


Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Ethics), Menlo College

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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.