Real Estate Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of real estate expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on real estate and related issues. Real estate 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 real estate expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Property Management, Commercial, Due Diligence, Residential, Maintenance, Premises Liability, Real Estate, Leasing, Retail, Commercial Real Estate, Personal Injury, Landlord/Tenant, Mold, Partnerships, and Standard Of Care.

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Jeffrey S Rothbart, J.D., LL.M Real Estate Expert Witnesses, LLC

Real Estate, Appraisal & Valuation - 1031 Exchange, NNN, LLC/Partnership dispute, Real Estate Appraisal, Proforma Analysis, Zoning, commercial financing, landlord/tenant disputes, acquisition, standard of care, real estate valuation, REIT
Mr. Rothbart is a seasoned real estate executive with over 20 years of direct experience in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Generally, Mr. Rothbart’s experience includes, but is not limited to, land and property acquisition, zoning and entitlements, development, general contracting, valuation, acquisitions, debt and equity finance, asset and property management, leasing, sustainability and dispositions. Mr. Rothbart has experience with both domestic and international real estate as well as most property types. Mr. Rothbart is an Illinois licensed attorney, possess and LL.M. in Taxation and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law since 2007. Mr. Rothbart has served as an expert witness/consultant in over 100 real estate matters. Prior expert experience includes, but is not limited to, real estate valuation, LLC Operating Agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of representations and warranties, land use, construction damages, standard of care issues, brok...

Jay Hibert JBH Real Estate Experts Inc

Real Estate, Financial - 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
Active lender with over 37 years of experience in Banking, Finance, and Real Estate Lending. Licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate. CalBRE#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 37 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 i...

Gary M. Tenzer, BA, MBA, MSBA Tenzer Consulting Group

Real Estate, Financial - commercial real estate finance, Mortgage, Debt, Lender, Borrower, Interest Rate, Loan Terms, Bankruptcy, CMBS, Bank, Alter Ego, Lender Liability, Loan Underwriting, Loan Origination
I am an expert in commercial real estate finance with over 40 years of experience. I have arranged over $11 Billion in financing for my developer and investor clients. I work as an active professional arranging capital placement for my clients, and I am therefore well-versed in commercial real estate finance and related issues as well as the current and past state of the capital markets. Over the past 25 +/- years, I have served as an expert witness or consultant on over three hundred matters, given deposition testimony over 150 times, and trial testimony 100 +/- times in Federal, State, and Bankruptcy courts as well at ADR proceedings. Expert testimony has included: Chapter 11 Interest rate determination, partnership disputes, lender/borrower disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, alter ego issues, lender liability matters, lender approval process, the suitability of financing, forensic determination of market-rate and terms of financing, economic feasibility, market impacts on l...

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...

David J. Brotman, FAIA Sunset Consultants

Scottsdale, Arizona
Architecture, Construction - Standard of Care, Construction Document, Real Estate, Slip, Trip & Fall, Delay, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Coordination, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Management, Contract Administration, Architectural Detailing, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Office, Institutional, Construction
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects with over fifty years of experience. Twenty-five years with RTKL Associates Inc., one of the World’s largest Architect and Engineering Firms, and served as its Vice-Chairman. Past Planning Commissioner on the City of Malibu Planning Commission. Skills include all facets of Architectural Practice. Worldwide, multi-million dollar project experience includes retail, office, hotel, institutional, and mixed-use. Recently, qualified and served as a Standard of Care, Coordination, and Delay Expert in a case involving a major retail project. This included deposition and trial testimony.

Craig Cherney, Esq.

Phoenix, Arizona
Real Estate, Fraud - 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
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 ...

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...

Kevin Herzberg, MBA, BSEE, LSSBB Serpentine Partners, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Banking, Real Estate - Automated Valuation Models/AVMs, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities/RMBS, Mortgage Lending/Originations, Lending Practices, Loan Underwriting, Mortgage Servicing, Mortgage Banking, Fraud, Valuation/Appraisal, foreclosures/Loan Modifications, Trade Secrets/Misappropriation, Mortgage Insurance/MI
Executive leader with more than 20 years of experience in business strategy, operations, and fiscal excellence for major banking and lending corporations. I have served as an expert witness in over 40 cases and submitted comprehensive written reports on complex matters that were presented to the courts in layman terms. Disputes have argued the following issues: * The 2008 Financial Crisis Involving Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) * Misappropriation of Trade Secrets * Predatory Lending * Multiple County Tax Assessors * Environmental Contamination and Real Estate Valuation Stigma Topics covered included: * Real Estate Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) * Intellectual Property (IP) / Software Source Code Theft * Errant Lending Practices * Mortgage Fraud * Loan Servicing * Foreclosures * Loan Modifications * Loan Workouts * Real Estate Owned (REO) * Lending Due Diligence I can be a sounding boar...

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, ...

Dick Bridy, PhD DBI Group Expert Witness

Solana Beach, California
Real Estate - Personal Injury, Slip, Trip, Fall, Reconstruction-Photo/Video, Title 24 Part 2 - California Building Code, Title 24, Part 3 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Permits/ Construction Docs, Realtor Disclosure, Misrepresentation, Negligence, Affirmative Duty
DBI Expert Witness is a commercial real estate Consulting Firm that offers services, including workplace safety and health standards of care and OSHA compliance services. • Litigation consultation services and trial testimony • Expert consultation on public safety, building compliance and personal injury • Building Code violations and property owner negligence • California Building Standards Code (Title 24) • Application, interpretations, compliance and industry consensus standards of the OSH ACT of 1970 • Lease obligations and Landlord/Tenant default Extensive experience in asset and property management issues related to management operations, leasing, Landlord/Tenant disputes, slip & falls, property inspection and maintenance, security, fiduciary and affirmative duties, plus standards of care for commercial facilities. Dr. Dick Bridy as over 45 years of experience as an owner/developer/redeveloper, asset/property manager, Realtor, investment syndicator and lender for commercial ...

Monique Bryher, CFE, MSPH, BA Eurisko Corporation

Los Angeles, California
Real Estate - real estate, real estate contracts, real estate disclosures, dual agency, failure to disclose, real estate contracts, sellers disclosures, real estate fraud, real estate broker, short sales
Monique Bryher is a licensed real estate broker (California DRE #01766461), licensed loan officer (NMLS #1721888) and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) who provides expert consulting, expert witness testimony and litigation support on behalf of attorneys and lending institutions in the following areas: (1) Sales of real property including trust sales, probate properties (full and limited authority), bankruptcy/receivership and divorce proceedings. (2) Expert Consulting and litigation support ∙• Criminal prosecutions involving real estate fraud •∙Civil litigation in real estate cases related to the following: (1) Issues and conflicts with dual-agency representation (2) Issues with disclosures, including potential fraudulent concealment of material facts (3) financial elder abuse. (3) Probate and Trust Sales – https://losangelesprobaterealestatesales.com/ Listing agent and buyer’s agent in the sale of properties held in trust or that are in probate, including ...

Bill Burch

San Marcos, California
Real Estate, Banking - Mortgage Lending, Standard of Care, Compliance, TILA/RESPA Regulation, Disclosure, HAMP/Modification, Foreclosure, Underwriting, Residential, Loan Servicing, Real Estate/Mortgage Fraud, Financial Elder Abuse, CA DRE/NMLS Licensing
I have been in the mortgage industry for over 30 years, serving as a loan officer, branch manager, and area vice president. During this time, I have developed a strong base of knowledge and experience in many areas of the mortgage industry. On the origination end, this includes application, disclosure, processing, underwriting, appraisal, & funding. On the servicing end, this includes payment servicing, escrow accounts, modification, HAMP, and foreclosure. I am able to study a case file quickly and thoroughly, and establish a defensible opinion. My writing skills yield a strong written report. And, my public speaking and discussion skills present well in deposition and trial.

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...

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

John J. D'Andrea, Ph.D. Realty Solutions

San Rafael, California
Real Estate, Banking - damages, mortgages/lending, Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS), loan underwriting, sub-prime lending, foreclosures/workouts, real estate syndications/limited partnerships, real estate development, appraisals-real estate, due diligence-loans and properties, forensic economics, real estate brokerage
Dr. D'Andrea has been involved in real estate consulting, finance, investment, management, development, and/or brokerage for more than 25 years. His clients have included investment banks, institutional investors and some of the largest financial institutions and most prestigious law firms in the country. His broad range of experience in property and portfolio analysis, real estate finance, business strategies, and forecasting provide a strong foundation for his expert witness practice. Dr. D’Andrea is a seasoned expert, having provided trial and deposition testimony, reports and declarations. Dr. D'Andrea's expertise has been particularly beneficial to counsel when engaged either pre-litigation or in its early stages. He has assisted in succinct evaluation of case merits, reviewing documents for key provisions, discovery requests, examination preparation prior to and during depositions, and settlement negotiations.

Dennis Doss

Irvine, California
Real Estate, Financial - hard money lending, private money lending, mortgage broker, mortgage lender, usury, consumer credit, agency, foreclosure, mortgage securities, mortgage pool, Department of Real Estate, Department of Financial Protection, mortgage licensing, consumer mortgage, construction loans, mortgage loans
Areas of Practice Legal Practice: Mortgage Lending, including business and consumer loan origination, licensing, compliance with California and federal lending laws, mortgage backed securities, and administrative defense Mortgage Broker Practice: Active mortgage broker since 2016, brokering tens of millions of dollars of mortgage loans per year, including conducting the application process, underwriting, loan disclosure, legal compliance, documentation, investment compliance and regulatory reporting. California Bar 1978 #81839 Department of Real Estate Broker 2016, Broker #02003304, NMLS #1600274 Professional Affiliations State Bar of California California Mortgage Association AV rated by Martindale.com Biography For the past 40+ years Dennis Doss has represented mortgaged lenders of all kinds as well as mortgage brokers who sell, fractionalize and market trust-deed secured investments to the public. Mr. Doss has have been invited as a speaker on the average of twice per year...

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...

Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Income and Economic Impact, Business Interruption Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, branded and franchised, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Prov...

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...

Christopher Hanson, Esq., CCIM Real Estate Mediation Service, LLC

San Leandro, California
Real Estate, Real Estate - 44+ years in the industry .... Broker negligence, fraud, standard of care, non-disclosure, breach of contract, fiduciary duty, lease, sale, easement, partition, partnership disputes, foreclosures
44+ years in the industry - that's the expertise I bring to the table. . As a retired trial lawyer of over 25 years, I dealt exclusively with real estate cases. Over 880 trials, arbitrations, mediations (only 3 UDs). Negligence, fraud, non-disclosure, breaches of fiduciary duty & contract. I've defended, and sued, brokers, and their insurance companies. I've represented bidders, borrowers and banks in regard to foreclosures; and both sides in loan workouts. I've worked with national chains doing state-wide store rollouts, and lease renegotiations. That followed 12+/- years as a broker actively selling/leasing property (commercial and residential) - I hold a CCIM designation, earned by doing deals. That followed 7+/- years as a title insurance company Advisory Title Officer. I researched and wrote Preliminary Reports. . There isn't much in this business I haven't seen, done, or litigated. . As an attorney looking for an 'expert' witness, I needed someone that was unbiased, an...

Jay Hibert JBH Real Estate Experts Inc

Carlsbad, California
Real Estate, Financial - 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
Active lender with over 37 years of experience in Banking, Finance, and Real Estate Lending. Licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate. CalBRE#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 37 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 i...

Reg Holly Holly and Associates

Fountain Valley, California
Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate - Real Estate Appraisals, Estate Planning, Divorce Settlement, Tax Assessment Disputes, Retrospective Valuations, REO Valuations, Litigation and Expert Witness Support, Charitable Donations, Trust Valuations
Real world experience, with appraising properties throughout Southern California since 1983. I'm experienced in providing litigation and arbitration support, as well as expert witness testimony. I appraise residential and residential income properties, providing accurate and reliable values.

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 ...

Joffrey Long Southwest Mortgage

Irvine, California
Financial, Real Estate - private money lending hard money lending, mortgage, mortgage lending, hard money, real estate lending, private money expert witness, hard money expert witness, loan servicing, loan origination, mortgage expert witness, trust deed investments, title insurance, institutional lending, underwriting
Active (since 1981) making, arranging, and servicing loans for investment, in hard money lending or "private money lending" /institutional lending. Expert witness consultation and testimony provided in State and Federal courts, arbitration proceedings, and depositions. Past President, Education Chair, present Member, Education Committee, California Mortgage Association, the trade association for the private / hard money lending industry. Teaching/speaking experience as instructor for loan origination, loan brokerage, and loan servicing seminars / classes, for the California Mortgage Association, California Association of Mortgage Professionals, National Association of Mortgage Brokers, Park University Enterprises, and seminars provided by Southwest Mortgage. Author of seminars/programs regarding loan origination, loan brokerage, loan servicing, lender, broker, loan servicer licensing, trust deed investments for private investors in hard money lending. Expert witness testimony...

Ely R. Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC, CFLC E. Robert Miller & Assoc.

Burlingame, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management issues for commercial & residential real estate, arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, security, property management standard of care, due diligence, real estate consulting, real estate damages, real estate litigation, real estate disputes, real estate management
Mr . Miller was the 2004 Northern California Expert Witness Association President. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading authorities on Real Estate Management issues. In his corporate career, Mr. Miller served as Senior Vice President and then as President of a major nationwide real estate firm with approximately 3,000 employees. He was responsible for 321 apartment developments and 82 commercial buildings in 27 states, consisting of 53,000 apartment and condominium units and approximately 14 million square feet of commercial space.

John Pagliassotti

Newport Beach, California
Real Estate - Matters involving landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, brokers fiduciary duties and duty of care, property and asset management, AIR contracts, commercial and residential real estate, leasing, sales, CAM charges, holdover, surrender of property, partnerships, options, rent adjustments, mold & more.
John has worked in the real estate profession for over 35 years. He has excelled as a broker, owner, landlord, institutional asset and property manager, educator, author, trainer, mediator and expert witness. John is the foremost expert on the AIR (AIRCRE) commercial real estate contracts. John is also an instructor for the California Association of Realtors and AIRCRE. John is also a Certified Mold Assessor Technician. John's knowledge and breadth of experience is second to none. His ability to convey his knowledge and experience in a convincing and meaningful way is one of his greatest attributes as an expert witness. Please go to www.JohnPag.com for a comprehensive look at John's career.

Linda Rae Paul CRE Transaction Experts, Inc.

Sausalito, California
Real Estate, Fraud - Commercial Title, Commercial Escrow, Title Insurance, Underwriting, Escrow Procedures, Fiduciary Duty, Escrow Documentation, Curative Work, Due Diligence, Multi-State Customs and Practices, Escrow Operations, Standard of Care
Linda Rae Paul is the President of CRE Transaction Experts, Inc. She works closely with all segments of the legal community to expeditiously perform escrow and title expert services in a professional manner and provide the most objective analysis in reports and testimony. Specialties include the following: • Escrow and title industry standard practice • Jurisdictional closing customs and practices • Parties to an escrow and what role they play • Escrow instructions – Southern California version • Escrow instructions – Northern California version • Escrow instructions – closing instructions from third parties • Funds and escrow audits • Funds from third parties • Understanding and identifying escrow fraud events • Payoffs – institutional and private • Drafting of documents • Fiduciary duties – escrow holder • Fiduciary duties – title insurer • Improper title clearance • Standard of Care for title and escrow personnel • Interpretation of real estate documents and forms • Interpretati...

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.

Daniel R Robles, PE, MBA Community Engineering Services, PLLC

California
Mechanical Engineering, Real Estate - plumbing, pipe, re-pipe, leaks, failures, Inspection, construction, water damage, feasibility, epoxy liner, CPVC, Aquatherm, PEX, Galvanized, copper, risk assessment, machinery, insurance, defect, standard of care, Blockchain, smart contract adjudication.
Thirty-five years of practical engineering experience across the aerospace, building construction, and technology industries. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in International Business Administration. Expert Witness at the intersection of mechanical engineering, business practices, and standard of care.  Technical specialties include plumbing systems (failures, leaks, defects and corrosion), building envelope failures resulting in mold or water damage, Real Estate transactions, mechanical failures due to improper maintenance or operation, Investigation, testing, and report writing. Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to explain complex matters in simple and accessible terms. Knowledgable in recent technologies such as blockchain, digital twin, and digital twin applications for the engineering professions. Experienced in cross border and international engineering practices. Registered professional engineer in California and Washingt...

Brad Roth

Thousand Oaks, California
Real Estate, Fraud - real estate agent, residential real estate, disclosures, short sales, foreclosures, MLS, listings, offers, pricing, negotiation, staging, single family homes, hard money loans, open houses, distressed properties, closings, conflicts of interest, fiduciary duty, standards of care, market evaluations
Multiple award-winning residential real estate agent. Thought-leader. Over $300M in sales. Active consulting practice mentoring and training agents. Founder and host of “All Things Real Estate” podcast. 25+ years part-time acting experience including “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “General Hospital,” and “Saved by the Bell.”

Stephen E. Roulac, PhD Roulac Global

San Francisco, California
Real Estate, Economics - RE finance/investment,Causation/liability,Damages,Consulting expert, Valuation/appraisal/analytics,Fiduciary/ ethics, Due process/diligence, Properties/markets, Cycles, Conservation easements,Housing, Financial economics, Development/building,Loans, Securitization/CMBS/RMBS, Proptech, Leases, Strate
Dr. Stephen Roulac’s background includes working as a real estate expert providing professional strategic property analytic, investment management, and advisory services to decision-makers. Stephen Roulac has been retained as a consulting and/or testifying expert for 150+ matters, including many of the most significant real estate litigation assignments of the last several decades. Dr. Roulac and his team provide consulting advice and expert witness services to assist clients in resolving problems, including diagnosis, analysis, development of alternative solutions, and implementation assistance in negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Dr. Roulac and his team have assisted attorneys to successfully pursue their cases on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants and the public interest in civil, bankruptcy, and criminal matters in Municipal/Superior/Federal courts and in public hearings and specialized proceedings before government (city, county, state, federal) and legislativ...

David L Saldivar CRE Property Management

San Francisco, California
Property Management, Real Estate - Leasing, Asset Management, Brokerage, Project Management, RRP Management
I have a lifetime of experience in real estate management, brokerage and development. During my career, I have personally managed over 1,500 residential and commercial units. After owning and running a full service real estate company until 2010, I decided to focus on expert witness work while continuing to run a boutique property management firm doing direct management for appoximately 100 units and asset management for a portfolio of over 1,200 units. I also continue to run a mortage banking division under my California real estate broker license, and advise my long term clients on development projects, acquisitions , sales and property management. I am a past-president of the San Francisco chapters of the CCIM Institute, the Institute of Real Estate Management, the Bay Area Mortgage Association and the Forensic Expert Witness Association. I have been retained as an expert on approximately 250 cases.

Philip S Simmons, Esq. The Simmons Group, Inc.

Culver City, California
Real Estate, Management - Land Use, Entitlements, Due Diligence, Contracts, General Real Estate, Mixed-Use, Urban Infill, Subdivisions, Development, Real Estate Acquisition, Partnerships, Project Management, Disposition, Brokerage, Consulting.
Offering over thirty-five years experience in successful private and corporate residential & mixed-use real estate acquisition, entitlement, investment, transaction and development operations. Specialization includes contracts and operations relating to land use, due diligence, major property entitlements, urban infill and subdivision development, project design, partnership structuring, marketing and disposition. Regularly provide pre-litigation consultation services, utilizing experience as development executive, land use attorney, and real estate broker in helping retaining counsel to evaluate claims and craft arguments. Offers assistance to companies and legal counsel in leading complex negotiations, managing development teams, reviewing and implementing ordinances, drafting agreements, structuring compliance, and directing teams of outside counsel.

Gary M. Tenzer, BA, MBA, MSBA Tenzer Consulting Group

Los Angeles, California
Real Estate, Financial - commercial real estate finance, Mortgage, Debt, Lender, Borrower, Interest Rate, Loan Terms, Bankruptcy, CMBS, Bank, Alter Ego, Lender Liability, Loan Underwriting, Loan Origination
I am an expert in commercial real estate finance with over 40 years of experience. I have arranged over $11 Billion in financing for my developer and investor clients. I work as an active professional arranging capital placement for my clients, and I am therefore well-versed in commercial real estate finance and related issues as well as the current and past state of the capital markets. Over the past 25 +/- years, I have served as an expert witness or consultant on over three hundred matters, given deposition testimony over 150 times, and trial testimony 100 +/- times in Federal, State, and Bankruptcy courts as well at ADR proceedings. Expert testimony has included: Chapter 11 Interest rate determination, partnership disputes, lender/borrower disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, alter ego issues, lender liability matters, lender approval process, the suitability of financing, forensic determination of market-rate and terms of financing, economic feasibility, market impacts on l...

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 Chandler The Property Sciences Group

Pleasant Hill, Colorado
Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate - Eminent Domain, Environmental Contamination, Structural Defects, Partnership Dissolution, Bankruptcy Proceedings, Market Resistance / Stigma Damages for: Landslides Fires Floods Contamination / External Detriments
Paul Chandler, MAI, has over 30 years of experience as an MAI Designated Real Estate Appraiser and CEO of Property Sciences, a national Residential and Commercial real estate appraisal company. Both the company's residential and commercial divisions continually benefit from Mr. Chandler's background in valuation, appraisal, lender-platform technology development, and online and print media. Prior to forming Property Sciences, he was Senior Vice President of Corinthian Real Estate, where he provided financial institutions with market analysis, branching strategy and site acquisition consulting. Litigation Support - Mr. Chandler has extensive experience presenting and defending its expert conclusions and opinions in depositions and trial testimony. He offers support from early case assessment and discovery through final resolution, relying on real-world strategic and operational experience, strong academic and professional credentials, and extensive practical knowledge of real esta...

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...

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 served in the real estate industry as a property/asset management professional. For thirty two years, he has been the senior property management officer for various organizations serving in a variety of roles ranging from President, COO, Partner and Executive/Senior VIce President. 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 ...

Gary M. Broidis, MBA Atlantic Commercial Group, Inc.

Delray Beach, Florida
Real Estate, Dispute Resolution - Partnerships, Commercial Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Operating Agreements, Dispositions, Acquisitions, Site Plans, Property Valuations, Real Estate Contracts
Mr. Broidis is an expert witness with regard to all facets of the commercial real estate industry and has been used by many local, regional and national law firms to assist with their litigation matters. A full resume and list of past assignments will be provided upon request. Mr. Broidis also founded Atlantic Commercial Group, a Delray Beach-based commercial real estate brokerage and development company in 2000 and has since been the recipient of many awards and accolades as well as being ranked as one of the top 20 commercial real estate firms in South Florida. Gary has been and continues to be involved in all aspects of land acquisition and development, property acquisitions and dispositions along with leasing and brokerage activities for retail, office, medical and industrial properties. Additional activities include exclusive tenant representation for national and regional office tenants and retailers. Gary is also a property owner of a diverse collection of real estate assets ...

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...

John A Dalkowski, III, CRE, MAI National Real Estate Research, LLC

Florida
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - real estate valuation, specialized / complex valuations of major urban buildings, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations / allocation of tangible-intangible value, EB-5 feasibility studies, distressed asset appraisals
National Real Estate Research is a national real estate counseling and valuation firm specializing in litigation support, expert witness services, valuations and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER and maintains offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years’ of experience providing real estate valuations - totaling in excess of $10 Billion in real estate asset value, and in litigation support / expert witness services, real estate development consulting, counseling and brokerage services - performed in 26 states to date. My specific areas of expertise include litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages - due to environmental stigma or other external forces, air rights / TDR’s, full and partial interests' appraisals, real estate development / EB-5 market and feasibility studies, and acquisition / disposition due diligence. I am experienced in providing transactional counsel...

Larry Lowenthal

Gainesville, Florida
Real Estate - broker malpractice, Realtor code of ethics, broker negligence, failure to disclose, commission disputes, broker standard of care, broker license law, broker dishonesty, insurance defense, procuring cause, testifying expert, consulting expert, broker obligations, broker duties, commercial, residentia
Larry Lowenthal is a real estate expert witness and broker who has been retained for dozens of lawsuits over troubled or failed transactions, most of which name real estate brokers who are charged with malpractice, failure to disclose, negligence, dishonesty, deceptive conduct, violations of state license statutes and/or the Realtor Code of Ethics. Some cases stem from commission or procuring cause disputes. Depending upon the facts and the law, Larry works for plaintiffs and defendants, and testifies at depositions and trials. (Note; he will only accept cases that he is comfortable with.) Larry had twenty years of experience with his Board of Realtors in South Florida serving on the Grievance Committee -- where he examined and analyzed over 250 ethics complaints and arbitration requests -- and on the board's Professional Standards Committee, sitting on ethics and commission arbitration hearing panels, which act as judge and jury. As an adjunct professor, he taught eveni...

Stephen B McWilliam, ABR,CRB,CRS,GRI Florida State Realty Group, Inc

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Real Estate, Financial - Florida REALTORS®/Florida BAR (f/k/a FAR/BAR) Purchase Contracts, REALTOR® Code of Ethics, Procuring cause, Residential and Commerical real estate transactions, REALTOR® Standard of Care, REALTORS® negligence, fraud, malpractice claims, MLS (Multiple Listing System) Best Practices and Policies.
Stephen is one of Florida's very best and methodical real estate experts involving both residential and commercial issues. These issues typically include state and federal litigation, arbitration, mediation, and areas of ethical concerns/challenges. Steve, originally from Massachusetts, began his real estate career in 1984 with a local Century 21 franchise. He has been living in the Fort Lauderdale area since 1989 and consults exclusively throughout the State of Florida. Stephen has earned four of the most prestigious real estate professional designations offered by the National Association of REALTORS®, ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative), CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and GRI (Graduate of the REALTOR® Institute). Stephen is a Florida licensed real estate broker, school instructor, and mortgage loan originator. Stephen served as the elected 2012 president of one of the largest REALTOR® associations in the USA. Additional...

Camille Ford

Atlanta, Georgia
Real Estate, Banking - Mortgage Loans all types, Purchase, Refinance, Tax Free Exchange Transactions, Bank Fraud, General Banking, Elder Financial Abuse, Bank Secrecy Act, Ponzi schemes.
34 year career in Mortgage Lending - experienced loan originator, operations and compliance manager, auditor, and trainer • Originated and closed 1500+ residential mortgage loans • Training and Development Manager - trained sales and operations teams how to navigate and master origination website • Hired, trained and supervised 150+ loan processors, loan closers, and compliance analysts • Managed 36+ compliance gatekeepers with all laws and regulations related to residential lending, including RESPA and MDIA • Audited 3000 residential loan applications for quality control prior to underwriting submission • Subject Matter Expert on residential mortgage loan underwriting guidelines and origination website

Colby J Walter, GMB, CGP Construction Experts, LLC

Twin Falls, Idaho
Construction, Construction Defects - Residential Construction, Custom Home Building, Production Home Building, Speculative Building, Spec Homes, Remodels, Home Additions, Real Estate, Construction Contracts, Subcontractors, Construction Loans, Cost Analysis, Estimates, Scheduling.
Over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, including the construction of over 275 single family dwellings. These projects include design-build custom homes and production-based speculative building. Additional experience includes residential remodel/addition projects, multi-family apartment buildings, commercial tenant improvement including office space, recreation, therapeutic and entertainment space. Experience includes design, inspection, supervision of subcontractor trades, material procurement, management of suppliers & vendors, invoicing, and scheduling. An experienced expert witness, including consulting for both plaintiff and defendant in multiple residential construction legal cases.

Robert W Berliner, Jr., Esq.

Chicago, Illinois
Real Estate, Legal - Legal Malpractice, Real Estate Legal Malpractice, Standard of Care
Robert Berliner has practiced law for over 45 years, with experience in nearly every area of the law, including litigation, but with particular emphasis on real estate transactions and mediation and arbitration of real estate and other commercial disputes. Among other things, he was retained as a "third party professional qualified in financial and economic analysis" and, as such, adjudicated a dispute between the Illinois State Lottery and its then outside management company. He was general counsel and shareholder of a national real estate investment and development company which developed and owned apartments, retail centers, hotels and office buildings throughout the United States. He has been a principal in many real estate and other business ventures and taught Real Estate Investment Analysis as an adjunct professor at the Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, as well as being a guest lecturer and teacher in courses involving real estate an...

Jeffrey S Rothbart, J.D., LL.M Real Estate Expert Witnesses, LLC

Highand Park, Illinois
Real Estate, Appraisal & Valuation - 1031 Exchange, NNN, LLC/Partnership dispute, Real Estate Appraisal, Proforma Analysis, Zoning, commercial financing, landlord/tenant disputes, acquisition, standard of care, real estate valuation, REIT
Mr. Rothbart is a seasoned real estate executive with over 20 years of direct experience in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Generally, Mr. Rothbart’s experience includes, but is not limited to, land and property acquisition, zoning and entitlements, development, general contracting, valuation, acquisitions, debt and equity finance, asset and property management, leasing, sustainability and dispositions. Mr. Rothbart has experience with both domestic and international real estate as well as most property types. Mr. Rothbart is an Illinois licensed attorney, possess and LL.M. in Taxation and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law since 2007. Mr. Rothbart has served as an expert witness/consultant in over 100 real estate matters. Prior expert experience includes, but is not limited to, real estate valuation, LLC Operating Agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of representations and warranties, land use, construction damages, standard of care issues, brok...

Andrew Shedlin, Esq., SCSM, SCLS, CRX The Andrew Shedlin Companies, Inc.

Kildeer, Illinois
Real Estate - Retail, Shopping Centers, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Management, Leasing, Lease Interpretation, Shopping Center Development, Redevelopment, Operations, Safety and Security, Repair and Replacement, Interpretation of Leases, Leasing of Shopping Centers, Leasing of Airports, Mitigation of Damages
Formerly Exec. VP of major shopping center developer (20 million sf); Consultant and attorney for more than 30 international, national, regional and local retailers and 8 institutional and other shopping center developers; worked nationally as a successful expert witness in more than 30 cases in state and federal courts (more than 12 states); acknowledged expert in shopping center custom and practice; worked as a landlord, tenant, consultant, attorney; taught at ICSC School for Professional Development; University of Shopping Centers; Columbia University Business School and Georgetown University Law School Advanced Leasing Institute; have negotiated more than 15,000 letters of intent, leases and occupancy agreements; active ICSC member; received ICSC Distinguished Service Award; developed and redeveloped millions of sf of shopping centers; author of publications on shopping center leasing; recent cases have included: mitigation of damages; class action; rent disputes; additional r...

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 served in the real estate industry as a property/asset management professional. For thirty two years, he has been the senior property management officer for various organizations serving in a variety of roles ranging from President, COO, Partner and Executive/Senior VIce President. 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 ...

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 of experience managing portfolios of conventional and rent-regulated multifamily, mixed-use, and retail properties in both suburban and urban markets. Experienced manager of all classes of property, from a tax credit to ultra-luxury. Skilled at developing best-in-class 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 Oculu...

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.

Christopher R. Lanni, CPP, AMS, CMCA Secure Residential Services LLC

Hudson, Massachusetts
Security, Real Estate - Condominiums, Technology, Residential, Apartments, Assessments, Safety, Homeowner Associations, Premise Liability, Risk Management, Cooperatives, Policy/Procedure, Operations
Christopher R. Lanni is a seasoned security management and risk advisor with over 30 years of experience. During the past 20 years, he has focused on assessing and identifying security risks, developing and implementing security-related programs, and assessing the use and deployment of related technologies to address those risks in residential communities and property management. Mr. Lanni is the President and Founder of Secure Residential Services, LLC, an independent consulting firm. He has been affiliated with Barkan Management for 20 years during which time he has served as the Director of Security and Resident Services at Harbor Towers in Boston and the Towers of Chestnut Hill in Newton, MA. Mr. Lanni is currently serving as Barkan’s internal Security & Risk Advisor providing services to a portfolio of over 150 properties and numerous projects under development. Mr. Lanni obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University with a concen...

Steven J. Kitnick, CFAC, CSP. CNE, RRG, GRI Steven Kitnick Seminars, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Real Estate - Standard of Care, Fiduciary Duties, Agency, Seller Disclosure Obligations, Buyer Due Diligence, Real Estate Contracts, Broker Supervision & Responsibilities, and N.A.R. Code of Ethics.
Provided case review, consultation, expert opinion reports, and/or expert rebuttal opinion reports in over 30 cases in the past 4 years on behalf of Plaintiffs and Defendants. 38 years of real estate experience. California real estate broker since 1987. Nevada broker-salesman since 1999. Nevada real estate education provider, author, and instructor teaching courses in pre-licensing, continuing education, and post-licensing for over 20 years. Authored over 55 Nevada Real Estate Division-approved continuing education courses. Presented over 3,500 live classroom Nevada real estate continuing education courses representing over 10,500 classroom hours. Approved by the Nevada Real Estate Division to instruct pre-licensing, continuing education, and post-licensing education courses. Approved by the State of Nevada Commission on Post-Secondary Education to instruct online Nevada pre-licensing courses. Extensive historical, practical knowledge, and understanding of the practices of...

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...

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, LIHTC
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...

Chuck Graziano, CPM, PCAM Halcyon Management Services

Ramsey, New Jersey
Property Management, Premises Liability - condominium, homeowners, cooperatives, apartments, commercial, Real Estate, industrial parks, safety, slips, trips, falls, OSHA, landlord, tenants, financial, property management, premises liability, townhomes, townhouse, manager
Engaged in the property management industry for over 42 years. Independent consultant serving owners and managers of real estate of various types (commercial and residential) and providing services as an expert witness in related matters. Current (2017 to present) engagement includes working with a management firm with accountability for training its property managers in industry standards and best practices, overseeing the firm’s program to ensure that all managers are certified with industry credentials, and assisting managers in managing risk at client properties. A Certified Property Manager (CPM®) as awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) since 1987 (Key number 11420) and past (1998) President of the New Jersey Chapter (No. 1) of IREM. Certified in 1990 as a Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) by the Community Associations Institute (Pin Number 186) and has been (previously) certified as a Certified Manager of Community Associations by the Na...

RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

Washington, New Jersey
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Realtor, Broker and Agent Standard of Care, Real Estate Negligence, Fraud, Premises Liability, Slip and fall, Mold, Environmental, Title Insurance, Title Agency, Mortgage, Real Estate Appraisal Valuation, Real Estate Commission, Real Estate Fraud, Mortgage Fraud, Real Estate Investment Ponzi Scheme
Nationwide services. Mr. Rosenblum provides complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Agent and Broker (in several states) for over 31 years, Mr. Rosenblum is a real estate expert on Standards of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, material defects, premises liability, and valuation / marketability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Additionally he provides brokerage and mortgage operations management consulting and litigation support. A FEW PREVIOUS CASES: Residential Real Estate - Undisclosed Structural Defects Residential Real Estate - Undisclosed Toxic Environmental Conditions, Mold, and Water Residential Real Estate - Broker and Agent Due Diligence, Fiduciary Duties, Agency, Standards of Care, Malpractice Residential Real Estate - Unjust Enrichment (Insurance Claim) Residential Real Estate - Diminution of Value (damages / marketability) Residenti...

John A Dalkowski, III, CRE, MAI National Real Estate Research, LLC

New York, New York
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - real estate valuation, specialized / complex valuations of major urban buildings, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations / allocation of tangible-intangible value, EB-5 feasibility studies, distressed asset appraisals
National Real Estate Research is a national real estate counseling and valuation firm specializing in litigation support, expert witness services, valuations and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER and maintains offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years’ of experience providing real estate valuations - totaling in excess of $10 Billion in real estate asset value, and in litigation support / expert witness services, real estate development consulting, counseling and brokerage services - performed in 26 states to date. My specific areas of expertise include litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages - due to environmental stigma or other external forces, air rights / TDR’s, full and partial interests' appraisals, real estate development / EB-5 market and feasibility studies, and acquisition / disposition due diligence. I am experienced in providing transactional counsel...

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, LIHTC
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...

John A Dalkowski, III, CRE, MAI National Real Estate Research, LLC

North Carolina
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - real estate valuation, specialized / complex valuations of major urban buildings, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations / allocation of tangible-intangible value, EB-5 feasibility studies, distressed asset appraisals
National Real Estate Research is a national real estate counseling and valuation firm specializing in litigation support, expert witness services, valuations and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER and maintains offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years’ of experience providing real estate valuations - totaling in excess of $10 Billion in real estate asset value, and in litigation support / expert witness services, real estate development consulting, counseling and brokerage services - performed in 26 states to date. My specific areas of expertise include litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages - due to environmental stigma or other external forces, air rights / TDR’s, full and partial interests' appraisals, real estate development / EB-5 market and feasibility studies, and acquisition / disposition due diligence. I am experienced in providing transactional counsel...

Philip G. Doyle, CCIM, MCR, SLCR

Clemmons, North Carolina
Real Estate - Corporate Real Estate, Contracts, Performance
The most experienced, educated and accredited real estate professional in the Fortune 500. Experienced with large portfolios involving complex transactions that involved sophisticated due diligence and management involvement. It is these types of environments and transactions that can result in disputes that can only be settled by litigation. The successful completion of the litigation enterprise can only occur with expert consultation and active participation.

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 served in the real estate industry as a property/asset management professional. For thirty two years, he has been the senior property management officer for various organizations serving in a variety of roles ranging from President, COO, Partner and Executive/Senior VIce President. 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 ...

John A Dalkowski, III, CRE, MAI National Real Estate Research, LLC

South Carolina
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - real estate valuation, specialized / complex valuations of major urban buildings, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations / allocation of tangible-intangible value, EB-5 feasibility studies, distressed asset appraisals
National Real Estate Research is a national real estate counseling and valuation firm specializing in litigation support, expert witness services, valuations and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER and maintains offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years’ of experience providing real estate valuations - totaling in excess of $10 Billion in real estate asset value, and in litigation support / expert witness services, real estate development consulting, counseling and brokerage services - performed in 26 states to date. My specific areas of expertise include litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages - due to environmental stigma or other external forces, air rights / TDR’s, full and partial interests' appraisals, real estate development / EB-5 market and feasibility studies, and acquisition / disposition due diligence. I am experienced in providing transactional counsel...

Jason Koontz, CRC JD Koontz, LLC

YORK, South Carolina
Banking, Real Estate - commercial loans, residential mortgages, mortgage loan servicing, predatory lending, truth in lending, RESPA, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, USPAP compliance, appraisal review, lending operations, foreclosures, disclosure, due diligence, lender liability, risk
Former Senior Vice President with over 20 years of lending, cash management, and bank operations experience. Vast hands-on experience in bank lending practices, deposit accounts, and matters involving residential real estate and mortgage loan servicing. Certified Residential Appraiser. Certified in credit risk. Extensive, coast-to-coast, experience as an expert witness (retained in more than 230 matters). Expert witness engagements have involved commercial loans, residential mortgages, predatory lending, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, fraud, truth in lending, lender liability, mortgage loan servicing, deposit accounts, residential property valuation, and USPAP compliance. Clients include individuals, small business owners, mortgage loan servicers, and some of the largest lenders in the US. Experienced in both state and federal cases (including class actions). Extensive testifying experience at deposition and trial.

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...

Sharon Bartlett Sharon Bartlett Consulting

McKinney, Texas
Real Estate, Premises Liability - REO, Preservation & Maintenance, Outsourcer, Property Damage, Property Loss, Vacant Property, Unsecured Property, Foreclosure, REO Valuation
Ms. Bartlett's previous trial and deposition experience took place more than 4 years ago, as a representative of Freddie Mac. During the past 2 years, Ms. Bartlett has worked on 3 cases that were settled prior to trial. Her written reports contributed to a successful settlement in two of those cases. Ms. Bartlett works with firms in all 50 states. Ms. Bartlett has been engaged in the financial services and real estate industry since 1982. Currently, she is an independent consultant providing consulting and business development services to companies and individuals within the financial services and real estate industry. Clients include national trade associations, asset management companies, title companies, non-profits and small business that support the industry. Ms. Bartlett also provides expert witness services to legal firms throughout the United States. Ms. Bartlett is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Texas, and is also an approved real estate continuing educ...

Scott T. 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 homes, Risk and Safety at Apt buildings, Multi-Family injuries, Property management issues related to management operations, premises liability
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 ...

Laura A. Cantrell, CPM Cantrell Real Estate Associates

Texas
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...

Stark Langs Realty Capital Solutions, LLC

Dallas, Texas
Bankruptcy, Real Estate - Bankruptcy Plan Feasibility, Appropriate Interest Rate, Damages, Commercial Real Estate Loan Underwriting, Real Estate Acquisitions, CMBS, Loans, Representations and warranties, Due diligence, Finance, Damages, Real Estate
I am an expert in commercial real estate finance with over 35 years of experience in the industry. I have worked in commercial real estate consulting, loan underwriting and acquisitions. I have underwritten in excess of $3 billion in commercial real estate loans and potential acquisitions. I have been retained as an expert on commercial real estate finance cases involving bankruptcy plan feasibility and appropriate interest rate, damages, loan underwriting, acquisitions and CMBS. In the past 4 years I have testified: - as a damages rebuttal expert at deposition and at a confidential Arbitration Hearing. Case involved alleged breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract with respect to an office building; - as a bankruptcy plan feasibility and appropriate interest rate expert at deposition. Case settled at the Confirmation Hearing. Collateral was an apartment property; - as a real estate finance expert at deposition. Case involved an allegedly fraudulent investment fund, ...

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...

Jared L Booth, SIOR, CCIM, MBA Colliers

Salt Lake City, Utah
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - Real Estate Brokerage, Commercial, Development, Fiduciary Duties, Ethics, Valuation, Sales, Leasing, Acquisitions, Dispositions, Office, Industrial, Warehouse, Retail, Multifamily, Land, Investments, Residential, Due Diligence, Disclosure, Marketing, 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange, Landlord, Tenant
Experienced Real Estate Broker: 29+ Years in Real Estate 22+ Years in Commercial Real Estate Certifications: Dual Specialist in Industrial & Office (SIOR) Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Awards: Active & Top Producing Transactional Commercial Broker (top 5%) in Nationally Ranked Office of Global/International Firm Commercial Realtor of the Year, CCIM of the Year, Distinguished Service Award, Platinum and Hall of Fame Honors, Presidents and Circle of Distinction Awards Proficiency: Office, Industrial/Distribution/Warehouse, Multifamily, Retail, Investments, Land, and Residential/Residential Development transactions Key Specializations and Services: -Tenant and Landlord Leasing Representation -Site Selection / Research, Sales, Purchase, Acquisition & Disposition Services -Development Consulting (Entitlements, Easements) -Ethical Practices and Fiduciary Duties -Valuation, Due Diligence, Disclosure -Broker Price Opinion / Broker Opinion of Value -Demographic Mapping ...

Richard Bruce Chess Chess Law Firm, PLC

Richmond, Virginia
Real Estate, Securities & Investments - 1031, DST, TIC, REIT, Partnerships, Opportunity Zones, Acquisitions, Business Brokerage, Apartments, Taxation, Local Government, Real Estate, Flex Industrial, Office, Retail, Law, 721 Election, Value Allocation, Audit, Governance, Property Assessment, Wholesaler, Investments, College, Private Firms
Acquired 50,000 apartments (UDR) Acquired 10 retail centers (UDR) Owned apartment complex directly Engaged in 721 elections (FPO and personally) Lead conversation property assessment program (Pittsburgh) Former State Legislator (PA) Former Marine Engaged as expert on 9 cases Former Adjunct Professor (VCU) Wholesaler of over $100,000,000 of TICs Wholesaler of over $100,000,000 of DSTs Chair, Audit Committee, NYSE REIT (FPO) Chair, Investment Committee, NYSE REIT (FPO) Chair, Governance Committee, NYSE REIT (FPO)

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 served in the real estate industry as a property/asset management professional. For thirty two years, he has been the senior property management officer for various organizations serving in a variety of roles ranging from President, COO, Partner and Executive/Senior VIce President. 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 ...

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...

Daniel R Robles, PE, MBA Community Engineering Services, PLLC

EDMONDS, Washington
Mechanical Engineering, Real Estate - plumbing, pipe, re-pipe, leaks, failures, Inspection, construction, water damage, feasibility, epoxy liner, CPVC, Aquatherm, PEX, Galvanized, copper, risk assessment, machinery, insurance, defect, standard of care, Blockchain, smart contract adjudication.
Thirty-five years of practical engineering experience across the aerospace, building construction, and technology industries. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in International Business Administration. Expert Witness at the intersection of mechanical engineering, business practices, and standard of care.  Technical specialties include plumbing systems (failures, leaks, defects and corrosion), building envelope failures resulting in mold or water damage, Real Estate transactions, mechanical failures due to improper maintenance or operation, Investigation, testing, and report writing. Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to explain complex matters in simple and accessible terms. Knowledgable in recent technologies such as blockchain, digital twin, and digital twin applications for the engineering professions. Experienced in cross border and international engineering practices. Registered professional engineer in California and Washingt...

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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