Craig Cherney, Esq. Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Real Estate and Risk Management

Specialty Focus: Real Estate Funds, Syndicated Real Estate Investments, Land, Due Diligence, Fiduciary Duty, Standards of Care, Real Estate Fund Management, Real Estate Acquisition, Real Estate Entitlements, Land Development, Land Use, Land Valuation, Management Fees, Commissions, Pre-Acquisition Diligence, Title

Education: JD, Univ. San Diego School of Law; BA, Univ. of Virginia

Years in Practice: 19

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 8


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Have deep experience in acquisition and disposition of hundreds of millions of investment capital in residential land, master plan communities, real estate development projects and entitlement and zone change opportunities throughout the United States. Joint Venture expert between institutional capital, private investors and local real estate operators or real estate sponsors. Pooled real estate funds, real estate syndication and private equity real estate fund management and duties of care to investors. Expert in fiduciary standards of care that relate to real estate managers' fiduciary duty and operating protocol when executing a real estate business plan or pooled investment scheme. Can conduct multiple financial models and sensitivity analysis showing present value and projected IRR rates of return and equity multiples that a real estate project should have delivered in the open market. Single family residential, attached residential, and multifamily Licensed attorney in 3 states (AZ, CA, NV); Licensed real estate broker (CA); Member Urban Land Institute Council: Residential Neighborhood Development Council.