Property Management Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of property management expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on property management and related issues. Property management expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these property management expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Property Management, Commercial, Maintenance, Landlord/Tenant, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Residential, Commercial Real Estate, Hoa, Leasing, Risk Management, Agent, Apartment, Mold, and Rent Control.

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Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, RPA, ACoM, CCIM, PCAM, CCAM, GRI, ARM, BS, MBA, MSBA Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, broker, agent, residential, apartment, commercial, retail, hospitality, HOA, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, inspection, water intrusion, mold, premises liability, personal injury, rent control, habitability, bed bugs, roaches, balcony collapse, health & safety, & personal injury.
Robert Griswold specializes in: * Currently active as a day-to-day hands-on practitioner, consultant and expert in all aspects of real estate (except valuation). Serves as a consultant or expert witness in standards of care, standards of practice, best practices, and custom and practice for real estate transactions, property management/ownership and fiduciary duty issues for all types of residential and commercial real estate – management, operations, maintenance, health & safety, habitability, mold, water intrusion, personal injury, trip & fall, premises liability, property inspection, broker or agent failure to disclose; misrepresentation; negligence/fraud & association board duties, & real estate receivership. * Certified Property Manager (CPM(®), Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®), Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM®), Real Property Administrator (RPA®) * Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM®) Professional Community Association Man...

Laura A. Cantrell, CPM Cantrell Real Estate Associates

Anchorage, Alaska
Real Estate, Property Management - Property management issues related to management operations, leasing, Landlord/Tenant, screening activities, slip & falls, property inspection & maintenance, security & fiduciary duties, standards of care, Residential, Commercial, Associations
Laura Cantrell, Principal of Cantrell Real Estate Associates, LLC, is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and has had over 35+ years of extensive involvement in the management, leasing, and sales of Residential, Commercial, and Association Management. Laura is a past Regional Vice President, and Student Advisory Committee member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®), and a University of Alaska Real Estate program advisory Board member since 2013. Cantrell Real Estate Associates LLC offers Expert Witness services since 2018. Laura is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Alaska and a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI), Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA), Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA), and National Apartment Association (NAA). Through professionalism and dedication, Laura maintains several of the company's same clients for more than 35+ years. In recognition of outstand...

Michael J. Welton, CPM, RPA

Saddlebrooke, Arizona
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property Management, Wrongful Death, Residential Multi-Family Apartment, Shopping Malls, Power Centers, Community Centers, Neighborhood Shopping Centers, Low, Mid and High Rise Office/Multi-Fa, Mobile Home/RV Parks, Property Management Fraud and Mismanagement, Asset Management, Distressed Assets.
Self employed expert witness since 1998. Retained as an expert in nearly 500 cases in the area of property management, asset management , wrongful death, serious slip, trip and fall liability, real estate development, toxic mold remediation, Real Estate Development, Life Safety, Habitability, Industry Standards of Care. Court and/or deposition testimony in Arizona, California, Colorado,Georgia,Illinois,Kentucky, Nevada, Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,Tennessee,Utah, Ohio, Washington, and Washington, DC. A hands on property manager for 40 years with executive level experience as President of two major companies and Executive Vice President. I have been responsible for over 40,000 multi-family units including Garden, Mid Rise and High rise units, 15 million square feet of office, retail and industrial, 25,000 Homeowner Association units, 11,000 Mobile Home Park Spaces/Park Model Resorts. A partial list of my business and professional accomplishments include...

Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Real Estate, Insurance - Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Construction, SBA, Lending, Appraisal, RESPA/TIL, Broker standards, Escrow, Title insurance, Leasing, Property management, Foreclosure, Agent/Broker duties, Insurance underwriting, Claims, Bad faith, Life, Health, Disability, Property/Casualty, Reinsurance, etc.
MCS Associates (established 1973) is a nationwide specialist expert witness and litigation consulting group that concentrates in seven key areas:  Banking and Lending  Securities & Investments  Investment Banking & Finance  Financial Services  Insurance  Real Estate  Damages, Economic Analysis & Forensic Accounting Our company takes greater pride and care in identifying and selecting the right experts with the specific specialized expertise needed for each assignment, and we undertake expert witness assignments throughout the United States. Our clients include several thousand leading national and regional law firms, as well as many smaller and specialized boutique practices, and we also work extensively with numerous regulatory and government agencies Real Estate, Insurance - Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Construction, SBA, Lending, Appraisal, RESPA/TIL, Broker standards, Escrow, Title insurance, Leasing, Property management, Foreclosure, Agent/Broker duties, ...

James H Cantrell, CPM, CAM Cantrell Associates

San Francisco, California
Real Estate - Property management, Broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, Condominiums, office, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, water intrusion, mold, personal injury,security, management standard of care, due diligence, real estate property management, real estate disputes,
Mr. Cantrell is currently active in day to day property management. He is a California Real Estate Broker, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Condominium Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida. He is an expert in all aspects of Real Estate including Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations, Shopping Centers. Expert in Standards of Care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receiverships, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, trust properties, child molestation. An IREM instructor teaching throughout the US , Russia and Poland. Recipient 1987 Frank Lyons award-CPM of the year, CPM Emeritus 2011, President IREM San Francisco, IREM SF instructor of the year 2001, 2007 nd 2013 Lloyd Hanford Jr Distinguished Faculty award IREM. Featured speaker National Facility Management and Technology Conference-Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008, 2009. C...

Gary P. Clemente G. P. Clemente Consulting

Clovis, California
Slip Trip & Fall, Construction - Trip and Fall, Sidewalk Accidents, Sidewalk Trip and Fall, Sidewalk Repair, Property Management, Safety Inspection, Insurance Inspection, Concrete, Sidewalk Safety, Trip and Fall Hazards, ADA Compliance, Trip and Fall Injuries, Personal Injury, Slip Trip and Fall
Over 28 years as the president and founder of Sidewalk Safety Inc., servicing much of California as a construction expert in assessing and repairing over 50,000 walkway TRIP HAZARD LIABILITIES for property management firms, HOAs, commercial, residential, banking and insurance entities. As an expert legal witness, I am committed to providing precise, clear, factual information pertaining to personal injury cases resulting from TRIP AND FALL hazard liabilities related to exterior and interior walkway surfaces. Also, to assist in determining origination, prevention and assigned responsibility for such liabilities. Providing timely investigative assessments of TRIP AND FALL accidents with thorough and persuasive written reports. The presentation of these elements with a convincing oral summary in deposition and courtroom settings cannot be understated. For many years, I have also been a professional writer, author and speaker through the authorship of books, newspaper journals and co...

Jack G Cohen

Westlake Village, California
Real Estate - Private Money Lending in Real Estate, Real Estate Lending, Credit File and Qualifications, Appraisals, Evictions, Foreclosures, Industry Standards, Title Reports, Property Management, Tenant and Landlord Issues, Brokers and Investors Relations, Finance and Documentation, Escrow, Sales & Leasing
2012-Current Cohen Inv., LLC/Binyanim, LLC/Cohen Investment Group, LLC/Dirot, LLC/ Suburb, LLC/Balboa, LLC – Managing member. Director of private money real estate lender, real estate developer, investment property manager 2012 - Current San Fernando Realty Real estate investment director California Bureau Real Estate/ Private money lending in the real estate industry, credit file and qualifications, appraisals, evictions, foreclosures, industry standards, title reports, property management, tenant and landlord issues, brokers and investors relations, finance and documentation, escrow, sales & leasing, insurance claims, loan servicing

Steven Edrington, CCIM, CPM, CFLC Edrington and Associates

Oakland, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, broker, agent, landlord/tenant, apartment, residential, commercial, HOA, wrongful eviction, habitability, standard of care, premises liability, slip/trip/fall, inspection, building codes, electrical codes, health and safety, maintenance, personal injury, rent control, damages
Edrington and Associates are residential investment property specialists. We maximize value and solve complex real estate challenges for our clients, who are owners, developers, and buyers/sellers of rental housing. We are active practitioners in the field in addition to our expert witness work where we primarily serve landlord/tenant and insurance defense attorneys. Steven Edrington is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Property Manager (CPM), Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC), and an ICC Residential Building Inspector. Philip Barthman is an ICC Combination Inspector, electrician, and former Alameda County Building Inspector. We are frequent presenters to the Bar Association of San Francisco, Alameda County Bar Association, Bridge Association of Realtors, San Francisco Apartment Association, and East Bay Rental Housing Association on topic including Issues of Habitability, Adding/Legalizing Units, and Oakland Rent and Eviction Controls.

Renee A Engelen, Broker, CCRM, CHA HRH Real Estate Services Corp

San Rafael, California
Property Management, Real Estate - Leasing, Commercial Real Estate,
Licensed California broker with 40 years experience in property management, ownership and leasing HRH specializes in the following services: Leasing Property Management Sales and Acquisitions Contract Negotiations Real Estate Development & Planning Construction/Remodeling Project Management Design Services Consulting​​ ​Repositioning Plans & Processes ​​Cost Management ​​Risk Analysis & Management

Steven D. Epcar, CPM S.D. Epcar & Associates

GRANITE BAY, California
Real Estate, Property Management - Expert in real estate and property management issues, including residential, commercial, retail, HOA, hotel, mixed-use properties. Litigation support includes standard of care, partnership conflict, brokerage/leasing, landlord/tenant, valuation, premises, rent control, life/safety and environmental.
Mr. Epcar is experienced in real estate management organizational/profitability assessments. His extensive background includes the successful development and operation of "best in class" real estate management and consulting organizations. He has extensive experience in multi-family, commercial, retail, condominiums, hotels, mixed-use asset operations, renovations and marketing. In addition he has provided project management, investment feasibility and due diligence services as well as marketing/branding for business development and expansion. His background also includes significant real estate development services, commercial leasing and Tenants-In-Common/1031 exchange investments. Mr. Epcar is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), a licensed California real estate broker and a licensed Managing Broker in the State of Washington. He is also a member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA). His expert witness/litigation support activities over the past 18+ years incl...

Don Gottfeld Gottfeld Architects, Inc.

Long Beach, California
Architecture, Construction - Real Estate,Development,Construction Defects & Failures,Design Defects, Landlord/Tenant,Property Management,Slip, Trip & Fall,Parking Lots,Building Codes,Building Department,Planning/Zoning,City Inspections,Leases,Construction Drawings & Details,Owner/Architect Disputes, Owner/Contractor Disputes
Don Gottfeld is an Architect, Building Contractor and Real Estate Broker with over 40 years of experience. As a result of his combined experience in Architecture, Construction and Real Estate, Don understands how each different phase in the development of a property can affect the responsibilities and obligations of multiple parties involved. He has designed, developed, and managed multiple residential and commercial properties, responsible for the acquisition and city approvals to site improvements, general contracting/construction and ongoing property management. Mr. Gottfeld is a licensed Architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He is a licensed General Contractor and a licensed Real Estate Broker. He is certified by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), Disaster Services Safety Assessment Inspector. Licensed Architect State of California #C...

Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, RPA, ACoM, CCIM, PCAM, CCAM, GRI, ARM, BS, MBA, MSBA Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

San Diego, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, broker, agent, residential, apartment, commercial, retail, hospitality, HOA, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, inspection, water intrusion, mold, premises liability, personal injury, rent control, habitability, bed bugs, roaches, balcony collapse, health & safety, & personal injury.
Robert Griswold specializes in: * Currently active as a day-to-day hands-on practitioner, consultant and expert in all aspects of real estate (except valuation). Serves as a consultant or expert witness in standards of care, standards of practice, best practices, and custom and practice for real estate transactions, property management/ownership and fiduciary duty issues for all types of residential and commercial real estate – management, operations, maintenance, health & safety, habitability, mold, water intrusion, personal injury, trip & fall, premises liability, property inspection, broker or agent failure to disclose; misrepresentation; negligence/fraud & association board duties, & real estate receivership. * Certified Property Manager (CPM(®), Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®), Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM®), Real Property Administrator (RPA®) * Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM®) Professional Community Association Man...

Gregory M. Libby, MBA Libby Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Real Estate, Property Management - commercial real estate, lease, REIT, real estate investment trust, triple net, NNN, retail, industrial, office, multifamily, asset management, property management, portfolio, leasing, CoStar, disaster, due diligence, construction, roof, pavement, asphalt, lease administration, corporate real estate
Mr. Libby has had a 30-year career in commercial real estate and is currently the Principal of Libby Consullting, LLC. He has held senior leadership positions with Hughes Marino, Realty Income Corporation, Islands Restaurants, and Wall Street Property Company. Greg has experience with retail, industrial, office, and agricultural real estate. Mr. Libby is a licensed Real Estate Broker in California (DRE #011252760), holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Greg is qualified to consult or serve as an expert witness on a wide variety of commercial real estate and facilities matters including but not limited to the REIT industry and practices, asset management, budgeting, capital expense planning/management, construction, corporate real estate, development/redevelopment, disaster planning and response, due diligence, facilities management, financial modeling, lease abstraction, lease administration, lease agreements, leasing, NNN ...

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, Industry custom and practice, landlord/tenant disputes, agent/landlord, dual agency, investors, partnerships, escrow, finance, maintenance
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.

Mark J Withrow, CFC, CFLC, CMI, CHPP Golden State Security Consulting

Pleasanton, California
Premises Liability, Hotel & Restaurant - Premises Liability, Hotel and Restaurant security, Crime Foreseeability, Security Negligence, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Use of Force, Security Best Practices, Property Management, Emergency Preparedness, Risk Management, Parking Lot Crime
Over 30 years law enforcement and Security Management Experienced in complex trial preparation, report writing, and legal research Exceptional case management and communication skills Qualified expert in Alameda and San Joaquin counties. Diligent at conducting safety-security audits and vulnerability assessments Frequently evaluate Negligence and Liability, Standards of Care, Use of Force, Crime Foreseeability, Security Audits and Risk Assessments A detail-oriented critical and analytical thinker who understands the discovery process and stages of litigation Have attained the CFLC designation (Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant) with FEWA. Vice President of FEWA Northwest Region

Andrew R. Zimbaldi, MBA Kidder Mathews

Irvine, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, brokerage, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip and fall, premises liability, maintenance, standards of care, disclosure, owner and broker disclosure, personal injury, mold, bedbugs, water intrusion, health and safety, personal injury, fiduciary duty, fraud, receivership.
Currently active as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management Services for Kidder Mathews: one of the largest commercial and property management brokerage firms in the western United States. In excess of seventy million square feet of assets under management. Serves as an expert witness in property management, standards of care, brokerage, owner and agent disclosure, premises liability, water intrusion, mold, bedbugs, personal injury, health and safety, fiduciary duty, and most all aspects of the real estate industry.

Paul Malinowski, CPM Prism Property Solutions, LLC

Littleton, Colorado
Premises Liability, Real Estate - Property Management, Slips and Falls, Fair Housing, Government Housing, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant, Small Business Owner, Apartments
I have extensive experience in the development and management of real estate in the private, public and non-profit sectors. I owned my own property management company for 15 years and have a thorough understanding of all aspects of property management, employee supervision and small business ownership activities. I have been a licensed real estate broker since 1983 and I obtained my Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in 1985. This designation is considered one of the top certifications to hold in the property management industry. I have been deposed and testified in court as an expert witness and have the ability to project as a knowledgeable, even-keeled witness. My expert witness reports are thoroughly researched and well-written according to my clients. Numerous attorneys serve as my references and can verify my statements above.

Peter C. Meer, MBA, MPM

Denver, Colorado
Property Management, Slip Trip & Fall - Property Management, Residential Property Management, Real Estate
Mr. Meer, owner and president of Meer & Company, Inc., has been providing expert property management services throughout the Denver area since 1981. Currently he manages 150 single-family homes in the Denver area. In previous years, he has managed Home Owner Associations. He has a proven track record of dealing with all aspects of property management including: (a) Standards of care for management of both residential and commercial properties, (b) Liability issues arising from tenants/visitors/workmen at a given residential or commercial property and (c) Health and safety issues arising from tenants/visitors/workmen at a given residential or commercial property. Mr. Meer is nationally recognized as an expert in residential property management. He has testified or been deposed in jurisdictions across the United States including the states of Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Oklahoma, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming where he is considered an expert in property manag...

Michael Wagner, MBA, CAFM, CSP, ASM, ASCA-C ExBet Advising, LLC

Parker, Colorado
Slip Trip & Fall, Premises Liability - Snow and Ice Management, Snow Removal Operations, Snow Removal Contract, Property Management, Operations Management, Snowplow, ice control, slip and fall, slip and fall injury, contract performance, service performance, service communication, fleet management, fleet safety, management, duty of care.
While working in the fleet and snow/ice management industries for over 13-years, Michael Wagner has held various roles such as fleet management, safety management, and snow and ice management. Throughout his career, he’s worked in both public and private sector roles, with most recent experience including private contracting for municipalities in landscaping, fleet, and snow/ice management. While working in the private sector, he has worked closely in managing snow and ice removal contracts for both residential and commercial clients, with a large variety of site requirements and service offerings. Some of the key focus areas in snow and ice management include contract development, route planning and mapping, site specification development, emergency management communications, and vehicle/equipment procurement and deployment. Michael has also worked extensively with insurance carriers, brokers, and property managers on risk exposure, as well as insurance and injury claims that invol...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

District Of Columbia
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

James H Cantrell, CPM, CAM Cantrell Associates

Florida
Real Estate - Property management, Broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, Condominiums, office, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, water intrusion, mold, personal injury,security, management standard of care, due diligence, real estate property management, real estate disputes,
Mr. Cantrell is currently active in day to day property management. He is a California Real Estate Broker, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Condominium Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida. He is an expert in all aspects of Real Estate including Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations, Shopping Centers. Expert in Standards of Care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receiverships, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, trust properties, child molestation. An IREM instructor teaching throughout the US , Russia and Poland. Recipient 1987 Frank Lyons award-CPM of the year, CPM Emeritus 2011, President IREM San Francisco, IREM SF instructor of the year 2001, 2007 nd 2013 Lloyd Hanford Jr Distinguished Faculty award IREM. Featured speaker National Facility Management and Technology Conference-Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008, 2009. C...

Matthew L Everett Everett Associates, LLC

Chiefland, Florida
Appraisal & Valuation, Property Management - Property Damage, Property Loss Consultant, Property Damage Appraisal, Loss Consultant Expert, Property Repair and Restoraton, Expert Witness Property Damage, Property Damage Evaluation
My unique Property Restoration/Repair and Property Claims experience makes me uniquely qualified to be an Expert Witness on Property Damage losses and Appraisals. 12 Years in Property Claims (Insurance) up to the Regional Asst. Vice President level for Independent and Staff Companies 25 plus years Ownership in Property Restoration (3 offices) and Property Damage Consulting Experience in Multiple States on multimillion dollar losses

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Maryland
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

K. David Meit, CPM®, ARM®, GRI® Oculus Realty, AMO®

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Real Estate, Premises Liability - property management, real estate management, subrogation, risk management, maintenance, property operations, facilities, premises liability, insurance, apartments, multifamily, slip, fall, property damage, building management, risk management, property loss, lead paint, mold, carbon monoxide, CO
An accomplished and qualified expert witness. Provides unbiased assessments and expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense in property management standard of care, premises liability, real estate partnerships and related legal disputes. Expert opinions are based on professional experience, academic training, research and the facts of each case. An award winning real estate executive with over thirty years experience managing portfolios of conventional and rent regulated multifamily, mixed-use and retail properties in both suburban and urban markets. Experienced manager of all class of property from tax credit to ultra luxury. Skilled at developing best-in-class residential property management operating teams and preserving and enhancing value through operations. Institute of Real Estate Management accredited Certified Property Manager®, Accredited Residential Manager®, and Graduate, Real Estate Institute through National Association of Realtors®. Founder and Principal of Ocu...

Amy L. Natoli, CPM®, RPA® Natoli Property Management Consulting

Crofton, Maryland
Premises Liability, Real Estate - Property management, risk management, maintenance, property operations, insurance, slip and fall, facilities, premises liability, property damage, lease administration, facility management, due diligence, asset management, property inspections, standards of care,
Amy Natoli is an award-winning Property Management expert with over twenty years of hands-on experience managing commercial real estate properties. She is experienced in standards of care, budgeting and asset management, lease administration, property inspections, parking garage maintenance and inspections, vendor and contract management, life safety systems compliance, and risk management. She is active with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), serving nationally as a Governing Councillor and as Chairperson of the Instructor Advisory Council. At the local level, she is a Maryland Chapter Board of Directors member, Vice Chair of the Region 3 Education Committee, and an Ethics instructor.

Ann E. Reisch, CRE, CCIM, CPM, RPA Reisch Consulting Group, Inc.

Incline Village, Nevada
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Typical engagements involve property management issues related to management operations, leasing and resident screening activities. Other topics involve property inspections, property maintenance, security & fiduciary duties. Properties include residential, commercial & community association/HOAs.
Ann Reisch, Principal of Reisch Consulting Group, Inc., is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and has had extensive involvement with large high-profile properties. She has worked for some of the largest national real estate firms in the country overseeing management & leasing on portfolios up to 20 million square feet across the country. Ann is a past national Chair of the Industry Standards Advisory Board for the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), currently serves as the national Chair for the Ethics Committee, and serves on the Ethics Hearing and Discipline Board, Governing Council and IREM Foundation Board of Directors. Reisch Consulting Group has been retained in more than 250 litigation matters in State and Federal courts since the year 2000. With a balanced litigation history of working with both Plaintiff and Defense counsel, Ann has been involved with disputes valued up to $200 million dollars. Ann is also a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the states of Florida a...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM, ARM, DREI

Spring City, Tennessee
Real Estate, Property Management - property management expert, standard of care, maintenance, inspection, CPM, landlord duty of care, property injury, residential, commercial, instructor, author, parking lot, slip, trip, fall, policies, procedures, training, IREM, BOMA, balcony, balconies, safety, operations, premises liability
An expert in real estate management, maintenance, and reasonable standards of care for commercial and residential properties, including inspection and maintenance policies and procedures, landlord premises liability, financial reporting and fiduciary duties. As an expert witness since 2015, I have been engaged on a multitude of cases involving reasonable standards of care for landlords and property managers, fiduciary duties and related topics for commercial and residential properties by attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants. My area of focus pertains to a landlord’s/property manager’s duty to perform regular, documented property inspections, to diligently act on the findings of such inspections and to maintain a reasonably safe and secure property at all times. I have been actively and directly involved in the management of all types of real estate since 1984, first as a property manager and later as a property management supervisor, management company co-owner an...

Scott Bennett, CPM ExpertMulti-Family Expert Witness Group

Keller, Texas
Property Management, Real Estate - Real estate and property management issues, residential, mixed-use. Leasing, landlord/tenant, rent control, life/safety and environmental, manufactured home communities. Risk and Safety at Apt buildings, Multi-Family injuries,
Mr. Bennett is experienced in Real Estate Management both Multi-Family, Office and Retail Organizational structure. His extensive background includes the development, operations, risk management, hazard evaluations, safety standards and "best in class" real estate management. Mr. Bennett has over 25+ years experience in multi-family, commercial, retail, condo's, mixed-use management operations and renovations. His background also includes significant real estate development services, leasing and Tenants law. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), and real estate executive in Texas. His expert witness/litigation support activities over the past 25+ years includes working and testifying on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defendant with significant deposition and trial experience. His work has included cases in various other states outside of Texas. Experience in Manufactured Homes and Mobile Home Parks/Subdivisions and Manufactured Home Development Additional expertise ...

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...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Virginia
Real Estate, Property Management - multifamily property management and real estate, property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, property valuation, premises liability
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. Throughout his career, he has managed over 70,000 units and worked with owners, developers, property management providers, REITs, and others on a wide range of management issues. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result...

Michael Lefevere Realtor, Property Manager

Reston, Virginia
Real Estate, Property Management - Real Estate, Agent, Property Management, MLS, Real Estate Value, Rental Agent, Property Manager, Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation, Listing Agent, Security Deposit, Lease, Commercial Tenant, Commercial Landlord, Commercial Seller, Commercial Buyer, Relocation, Broker Price Opinion, NVAR
Michael Lefevere has been a Licensed VA Realtor since June 2004. He has been involved in over 400 real estate transactions during his career representing the following types of clients: Residential - Sellers, Purchasers, Tenants, and Landlords. Commercial - Sellers, Purchasers, Tenants, and Landlords. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding listing, purchase, and lease agreements for residential and commercial real estate in the state of Virginia. The price range of the properties that he has listed or sold range from $165,000 to $1,460,000. Michael is also the owner of 44PPM, a property management company and has extensive experience processing rental applications, drafting lease agreements, performing move-in and move-out inspections, and handling disputes between landlords and tenants. Michael is a certified Relocation Specialist, Weichert Rental Specialist, obtained a BPOR certification (Broker Price Opinion Resource), is a Weichert mentor trainer – teaching other agents how...

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate, Property Management - Standards of Care, Premise liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Risk Management, Landlord/Tenant, Property Management/Maintenance, Security and Lighting, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Homeowner/Condo, Student Housing, Mixed Use, Snow and Ice Maintenance, Parking Lot Maintenance,
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)
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