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This page contains 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, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these real estate expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Property Management, Commercial, Standard Of Care, Construction, Due Diligence, Fraud, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Residential, Hoa, Landlord/Tenant, Maintenance, Security, Apartments, and Bankruptcy.

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Jeffrey S Rothbart, J.D., LL.M, LEED-AP 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 17 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 50 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, broke...

PHILLIP G CANTRELL

ECLECTIC, Alabama
Fraud, Real Estate - MORTGAGE FRAUD, PREDATORY LENDING, LOAN MODIFICATIONS, COMPLIANCE, SERVICING, IMPROPER FORECLOSURE, SECONDARY MARKETING, CONVENTIONAL & REVERSE MORTGAGES, UNDERWRITING, CREDIT ISSUES
OVER 44 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ALL SECTORS OF MORTGAGE INDUSTRY; HAVE DONE WORK FOR FEDERAL AGENCIES AS WELL AS INDIVIDUALS; REPRESENTED BOTH PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS; EXPERIENCED IN REPORT WRITING/ ARBITRATION/DEPOSITION/TRIAL; REPRESENTING BOTH PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS; www.phillipgcantrell.com

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 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

Tucson, 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, Mobile Home/RV Parks, Property Management Fraud and Mismanagement, Asset Management, Distressed Real Estate
Self employed expert witness since 1998. Retained as an expert in over 325 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, Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, 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: Past President of the Phoenix Multi-Housing Association, Past State Chair of the Arizona ...

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

Tustin, California
Real Estate, Banking - Residential, commercial, construction, lending, appraisal, RESPA/TIL compliance, broker standards, escrow & title, property management
Banking, finance & real estate consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include lenders, mortgage brokers, mortgage bankers, RE. brokers, escrow & title officers, developers, property managers, consultants, appraisers, economists and accountants. Lending / finance, RE brokerage, Compliance, Purchase / sale /leasing transactions, Homeowner association management, Foreclosure, Economic analysis, valuations & damages assessment.

Dick Bridy, PhD DBI Group Expert Witness

La Jolla, California
Real Estate, Dispute Resolution - Default, personal injury, abandonment, asset - property and portfolio management, commercial litigation, development/redevelopment, insurance, realtor litigation, fiduciary claims, landlord liability, constructive eviction
Dr. Dick Bridy delivers real estate expert witness testimony for the commercial real estate and brokerage industry nationwide. He is an entrepreneur and the CEO of DBI Group (DBI) and Bedrock Investments Group (BIG) with more than forty (40) years of commercial real estate development, brokerage, investment, leasing, private equity sourcing, operations, construction, and asset management experience. He has been engaged by both plaintiff and defense attorneys.

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, CA BRE/NMLS Licensing
I have been in the mortgage industry for 28 years, serving as a loan officer, branch manager, and area vice president. During this time, I have developed a strong base of knowledge of 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, 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.

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

GRANITE BAY, California
Real Estate, Real Estate - 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), and a licensed California real estate broker. He is also a member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA). His expert witness/litigation support activities over the past 16+ years includes engagements on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defen...

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...

Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, MSBA Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

San Diego, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip/trip/fall, maintenance inspection, water intrusion, mold, 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), CRE, ARM, CCIM, PCAM, CCAM, GRI * Real estate expert for NBC News This Weekend (NBC 7/39 San Diego) * Author - Property Management Kit for Dummies and Property Management for Dummies * Co-Author - Real Estate Investing for Dummies; M...

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 30 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 30 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.

Peter John Ingersoll, CCIM Safe Harbour Equity, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Real Estate, Securities & Investments - Cannabis, marijuana, banking and financing, receiverships, bankruptcy, FINRA, syndication, 1031 exchanges, investor disputes, securities fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, investor lawsuits, unregistered securities, investor fraud, shareholder disputes, governance, compliance
Cannabis real estate and investment thought leader. Managing director and cannabis product chair for Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, the first national real estate firm to embrace cannabis as legitimate investment sector. Expertise in cannabis including breach of contract issues, breach of fiduciary duty, financing & private equity, governance documents, 1031 exchanges, sale-leasebacks, broken development deals, partner disputes, receiverships (bankruptcy is not available for cannabis enterprises), investor disputes, and unregistered securities litigation. Former Series 65 registered investment advisor. Graduate of Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania - BS of Economics. Co-Captain of the wrestling team

Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM

California
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property Management, Landlord, Tenant, Standards of Care, Maintenance, Inspection, Leasing, CAM, Lease Administration, Commercial Property, Parking Lot, Tenant Improvements, Management Fees
I am a CPM (IREM Certified Property Manager) and have been a commercial property manager for over 38 years. I have operated property management organizations, administered hundreds of leases and am an instructor in these topics at the university level. I am an instructor for IREM and BOMA as well. My specialty revolves around a Landlord's reasonable standard of care for commercial properties including parking lot safety, walkways, balconies and other duties to maintain a reasonably safe property which is a joint responsibility of the Landlord and Property Manager.

Joffrey Long Southwest Mortgage

Granada Hills, California
Banking, Real Estate - mortgage, mortgage lending, hard money, hard money lending in the real estate industry, private money, private money lending in the real estate industry, loan servicing, trust deed investments, title insurance, trust deeds
Primarily 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...

E. R. Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC 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 and 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. 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.

Maurice Robinson Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC

Manhattan Beach, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Economic Damages, Business Interruption and Lost Profits, Appraisals, financial & investment analysis, National Parks, Hospitality, Resorts, Timeshare, Gaming, Spas, Golf, Ground Leases, Public-Private Partnerships, Finance, Development Planning, Acquisition due diligence, franchises
30-year hotel and real estate development consultant, author, speaker, appraiser, arbitrator, mediator, expert witness, economic & investment analysis, deal structuring, historic renovations, development feasibility, acquisitions, concession, management agreements, franchise contracts, branding & repositioning, complex leases, loan documents, underwriting criteria

Philip Simmons, J.D. The Simmons Group, Inc.

Lake Arrowhead, California
Real Estate, Management - Land Use, Land Development, Project Management, Zoning and Entitlement, Investments, Contracts, Partnerships, Corporate Governance.
I offer over thirty-five years of experience in successful private and corporate residential & mixed-use real estate investment, transaction and development operations. My specialization includes contracts and operations relating to land use, land acquisition, land development, major project entitlement, project design, development, partnership structuring, marketing and disposition. As an attorney and real estate broker, I regularly provide pre-litigation and litigation support and expert witness services. I offer assistance to companies and legal counsel in leading complex negotiations, reviewing and implementing ordinances, drafting agreements, structuring compliance, and directing teams of consultants and outside counsel.

Gary M. Tenzer, BA, MBA, MSBA George Smith Partners, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Real Estate, Financial - Commercial, 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 le...

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.

Scott Christian, MBA Baysore & Christian Fiduciary Services LLC

Centennial, Colorado
Securities & Investments, Real Estate - Professional fiduciary, Probate, Conservatorship, Fiduciary Duty, Forensic Accounting, Trust Administration, Power of Attorney, Prudent Investor, Real Estate, Personal Representative, Executor
- Owner, Baysore & Christian Fiduciary Services LLC for six years. - Practicing professional fiduciary. - Trustee in more than 35 trusts. - Court appointed Conservator in more than 60 conservatorships. - Personal representative in more than 40 estates. - Deep background in commercial real estate, residential real estate and resort real estate. Acquisition, divestiture, leasing of real estate as a principal - Fact witness in more than 15 contested cases.

Paul Malinowski, CPM Prism Property Solutions, LLC

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

Kenneth C Free, MBA, RRP, CMHS Straightline Hospitality, Inc.

Greenwich, Connecticut
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Hotels, Resorts, Timesharing, Franchising, Lost Profits, Real Estate Development, Lost Income, Standard of Care,Business Interruption Damages, Slip & Falls, Wrongful Death
Typical assignments for this expert involve Economic Damages, Lost Profits, Management Agreements, and Standards of Care in Operations (Personal Injuries, Wrongful Deaths). Kenneth Free is a highly credible resource who carries broad and deep knowledge of the hotel business. His perspectives derive from authentic experiences, tempered by an appreciation for the academic and legal concepts pertinent to expert witness assignments. Prior to opening his own firm in 1992, Mr. Free worked in senior positions with three major hotel companies in real estate development, finance, and operations. His last corporate position was as Director of Real Estate Administration for Hilton Worldwide, where he was responsible for review and approval of all acquisition and development projects worldwide and for negotiating certain transactions of key strategic importance to the corporation.

Chuck N. Schilke, JD George Washington University Business School

Washington, District Of Columbia
Real Estate, Public Health - Arbitration, Mediation, Architecture, Banking, Construction, Economics, Education, Schools, Environmental, Financial, Hotel, Restaurant, Legal, Management, Securities, Investments

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 office buildings, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations, allocation of tangible/intangible value, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, 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 and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER, with offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years experience in real estate valuation, development consulting, counseling and litigation support / expert witness services in 26 states. I have appraised in excess of $10 Billion in real estate assets. I am experienced in providing transactional counseling, litigation and arbitration support and expert witness testimony, forensic appraisals and valuation advisory services, particularly on specialized or complex transactions. My areas of expertise include investment analysis, litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages due to environmental stigma or other external forces, full and partial interests' appraisals, development, market and feasibi...

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

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Real Estate - 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...

Paul L White, CCIM, CPM, CSM, RPA Paul L. White & Associates, Inc.

Miami, Florida
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property Management, Office Buildings, Shopping Centers, Apartments, Industrial Properties, Operating Expenses, Leasing, Sales, Interior Construction, Brokerage, Policies and Procedures, Landlord/Tenant Relations.
Paul L. White, CCIM CPM® CSM RPA is President of Paul L. White & Associates, Inc., a commercial real estate consulting business, and the Managing Director of KW Commercial in Miami-Dade County heading up their commercial real estate brokerage. He provides training and expert consulting services to property owners, insurance companies and the legal profession. He is also a Sales Consultant for Bedford Strategies and Solutions coordinating Cost Segregation studies which provide the engineering services for performing cost segregation studies on commercial properties for the purpose of accelerating depreciation. He was President of The Allen Morris Commercial Real Estate Services Company in Miami, Florida for over twelve years. He joined Allen Morris in 1973. Paul has over 40 years of experience in the real estate field with responsibilities including property management, commercial brokerage, construction, marketing, development and accounting for such clients as Prudential, Trave...

Jim Eshleman, AIA, CCIM REDCON Consulting

Sandy Springs, Georgia
Architecture, Construction - Standard of Care, Construction Defects, Delay Claim Analysis, Cost Analysis, Contracts, Change Orders, Construction Drawings and Details, Shop Drawings, Real Estate, Due Diligence, Purchase and Sale Agreements, Leases, Owner/Tenant Disputes, Owner/Contractor Disputes, Owner/Architect Disputes
With over 25 years in the Real Estate, Design and Construction Industries, I bring my unique credentials, perspective and extensive industry experience to every client engagement. As both an Architect and a General Contractor, I understand the responsibilities and obligations of both parties to the Owner to bring resolution to the issues quickly. My credentials include: Licensed Architect - Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Licensed General Contractor (GA), LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Licensed Real Estate Broker (GA), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Robert W Berliner, Jr.

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...

M. Gordon Brown, DTech, FRICS Space Analytics, LLC

Wauconda, Illinois
Real Estate, Architecture - Premises liability, Pedestrian-vehicle accidents, Problem property, Design satisfaction, Public space, Public forum, Architectural copyright, Trade dress, Human factors - perception and cognition,
Doctor Brown's work on the effects of built environments on human movement has resulted in favorable outcomes for his clients in over 90% of the more than 50 cases on which he has been involved. His spatial network methodology addresses how human cognition handles spatial complexity to reveal and quantify underlying spatial patterns. The American Real Estate Society gave him awards for his manuscripts showing its research applications. It's been successfully reviewed in court for Daubert compliance. He's provided expert witness services on First Amendment public forum disputes, eminent domain access takings, premises liability cases into eight figures and the largest architectural copyright infringement cases in the US. His consulting services focus on reviving problem malls, main street redevelopment, problem urban public space and parks, peddling and vending, historic public buildings and places, office and health care workplaces, architectural design competitions and regenerati...

Mr. Robin Scott Hunden Hunden Strategic Partners, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois
Real Estate, Travel & Tourism - market study, feasibility study, economic impact, fiscal impact, developer RFP, arena, stadium, convention center, hotel, site analysis, tourism, attraction, economic development, legislation, sports, TIF district, incentives, amphitheater, mixed-use district, entertainment, cultural facility, P3
Mr. Hunden has experience in the economics of all manner of unique real estate projects, including sports complexes, restaurants, retail, hotels, meeting/conference/convention facilities, and entertainment districts. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Hunden has provided economic development, finance, and planning expertise and conducted more than 700 feasibility and economic impact studies, including for some of the most notable transformative development projects in the U.S. He has had a hand in the development of more than $5 billion in completed, transformative projects, including arenas, convention centers, major convention hotels, compelling boutique hotels, entertainment districts in several cities, theme parks and major tourist attractions. Mr. Hunden’s public-private project and economic development career began at the Indianapolis Bond Bank and the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office from 1996 through 1998, where he managed more than a dozen projects. He then worked in Capital Markets f...

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

NORTHBROOK, 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 17 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 50 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, broke...

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

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

Jonathan Stern, MBA, M.Arch, LEEP AP, PMP Cornerstone Real Estate Consulting

Baltimore, Maryland
Real Estate, Financial - banking, financial analysis, underwriting, asset management, debt, equity, real property, valuation, development, construction, architecture
Jonathan Stern is an expert in real estate financial analysis, economic feasibility, and development planning - having worked and consulted on projects valued at up to $500 million for global developers, private investors, Fortune 500 companies, national financial institutions and public agencies. Mr. Stern has worked as a commercial real estate loan officer with Bank of America, real estate strategist at global architecture and engineering firms, and capital projects manager for the U.S. Federal government. Mr. Stern has dual MBA / Master of Architecture degrees from Washington University (in St. Louis) and is uniquely positioned to opine and advise clients on matters relating to the development feasibility of real estate projects, as well as the economic impacts, financing, investment returns and industry standards. Notably, Mr. Stern provided expert witness services and testimony to nationally renowned DC-based law firm Covington & Burling, in 2018 and 2019, providing expert...

Deborah A Webb, LEED AP, RPA, CPM Webb Property Services

Rockville, Maryland
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property management, Facility Management, Security, Sustainability, Building Operations
After 25 years managing onsite properties ranging from Urban Class A office buildings, suburban shopping centers, some residential, and serving as an executive in property management for institutional and family-owned real estate companies, Ms. Webb started her own business 5 years ago. She currently provides property and facility management advisory services to real estate companies in the DC metro areas as well as private schools. She also fills in temporarily as a property manager for large DC metro clients. She holds a Certified Property Manager and Real Property Administrator designation. She is also a LEED AP (Accredited Professional - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Ms. Webb has completed Seak's 3-day deposition training.

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...

Dr. Thomas A. Musil, DPA, CVA Landmark Real Estate Research, LLC

Forest Lake (Twin Cities), Minnesota
Real Estate, Fraud - Fiduciary Duties, Property Sales, Misrepresentation, Fraud, Development Practices, Disclosure, Disparate Impact, Breach of Duty, Damages, Due Diligence, Industry Standards, Misrepresentation, Ethics, Negligence, Zoning, Land Use, HBU, Development Impacts, RESPA, Agricultural, Investment, Housing.
Real Estate Expert Witness, Specialized Real Estate Case Analysis, Reports, and Distillation of Complex Real Estate Matters Dr. Musil, CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) is a real estate broker, consultant, arbitrator, and expert witness in real estate. Over the last 40 years, Musil has worked with numerous law firms and many corporations involved in real estate disputes. Dr. Musil is a retired real estate professor (Department of Finance- 2009-2016) at the University of St. Thomas. Musil has taught nine separate undergraduate and graduate real estate courses in addition to real estate professional-level courses and seminars. Musil held positions as the director of the Master of Science Program in Real Estate (1993-2009) at St. Thomas, director of the Real Estate Education Program at the University of Minnesota (1980-1988), and director of the Minnesota Center for Real Estate and Housing Education at St. Cloud State University. Musil has written several academic and profession...

Deborah A Webb, LEED AP, RPA, CPM Webb Property Services

Mississippi
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property management, Facility Management, Security, Sustainability, Building Operations
After 25 years managing onsite properties ranging from Urban Class A office buildings, suburban shopping centers, some residential, and serving as an executive in property management for institutional and family-owned real estate companies, Ms. Webb started her own business 5 years ago. She currently provides property and facility management advisory services to real estate companies in the DC metro areas as well as private schools. She also fills in temporarily as a property manager for large DC metro clients. She holds a Certified Property Manager and Real Property Administrator designation. She is also a LEED AP (Accredited Professional - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Ms. Webb has completed Seak's 3-day deposition training.

Judith E. Cook Cook & Company, Ltd.

Reno, Nevada
Real Estate, Management - Property Management, Fair Housing, Landlord/Tenant, Residential, Commercial
Expert in standards and practice of Property Management activity, including residential, commercial, and common-interest communities. Specialized knowledge in the areas of: • Fair Housing • Landlord/Tenant • Licensing and Agency • Broker Responsibility • Trust Accounting • Management Operations • Real Property Maintenance • Risk Management • Environmental Disclosures • Company Profitability Models Expert consulting services and testimony on matters within the scope of specialized knowledge, skill, experience, and training.

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) and also serves on the Ethics Committee, Ethics Hearing and Discipline Board, Governing Council and IREM Foundation. Reisch Consulting Group has been retained in more than 200 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 and Licensed Community Association Manager in the state of Florida.

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
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...

RW Rosenblum RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

Washington, New Jersey
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Realtor, Broker, Premises Liability, Standard of Care, Agent Duties, Mortgage, Property Value, Residential Real Estate, Realtor Malpractice, Fraud, Covid-19, Identity Theft.
Nationwide services. Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, and former Federal Agent, providing complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Broker (in several states) for over 27+ years, Richard is a real estate expert on matters of Realtor Standard of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, breach of contract matters, mortgages, and premises liability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Expertise in matters of mortgage fraud, contractual disputes, seller's disclosure, agency relationship, and employment relationship breaches. These areas are approached with professionalism and expertise. Additional expertise in valuations, diminution of value, property salability evaluations, and ethics matters. C.V. and References available upon request.

Jeffrey J. Beal, CSA-G, MLAI Real Estate Solutions

Rye Brook, New York
Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate - Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Valuation, Estate & gift tax, Minority Interest, transfer taxes, Equitable distribution, Use & Occupancy, Bankruptcy, Damages, Diminution in Value, Tax Certiorari, Eminent domain, Bankruptcy, Matrimonial and equitable distribution, Title Insurance Claims
I have more than 30 years of experience in multiple phases of the real estate industry. In particular I have been a licensed Certified General Appraiser since 1992 and have been both a consulting and testifying expert in local, state and federal cases in all types of matters related to a wide variety of real property or interests in same were there is an issue of valuation, loss in value or of damages. I am also an expert on appraisal ethics, practice and standard of care. Other areas where my expertise is applicable. Conservation & other easements, Valuation of real estate businesses, Title Insurance Claims, Condemnation (partial and total takings), Diminution of Value, Loss in value/damages due to Malpractice by professionals, Actions Against Management, Estate & gift tax Planning, Minority Discounts, Valuation or Consequential Damages in Disputes, Valuing Partnership interests, Bankruptcy Proceedings , Financing and Capital Structure, Acquisitions, Dispositions Distressed As...

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 office buildings, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations, allocation of tangible/intangible value, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, 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 and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER, with offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years experience in real estate valuation, development consulting, counseling and litigation support / expert witness services in 26 states. I have appraised in excess of $10 Billion in real estate assets. I am experienced in providing transactional counseling, litigation and arbitration support and expert witness testimony, forensic appraisals and valuation advisory services, particularly on specialized or complex transactions. My areas of expertise include investment analysis, litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages due to environmental stigma or other external forces, full and partial interests' appraisals, development, market and feasibi...

Gerald M. Levy, MAI, CRE, FRICS Gerald M. Levy & Co. LLC

New York, New York
Real Estate, Banking - Real Estate Lending, Construction Lending, Loan Underwriting, Ground Lease Disputes, Commercial Lease Disputes, Corporate Real Estate, Partial/Fractional Interests, Standard of Care, Fraud Analysis, Risk Analysis, Restructurings/Workouts, Litigation Support, Expert Witness, Arbitrator, Mediator.
Mr. Levy was Managing Director, Real Estate Finance Group, Chase Manhattan Bank. He has had transactional and managerial responsibility for real estate and construction lending in every region of the United States; commercial banking; underwriting; valuation and consulting; urban development; leasing, property acquisition and disposition; loan restructurings and workouts; and asset management, leasing, and sale of foreclosed real estate assets. He served as senior member of the Credit Committee. Mr. Levy was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Real Estate and Corporate Services Division of Chemical Bank. He supervised real estate and construction activities in forty countries in Middle East, Africa, Asia, and North/South America and in thirty five American States. He was formerly Senior Vice President of Merritt & Harris, a national real estate and construction consulting firm. Previously, he was Director of Valuation and Consulting for the Alexander Summer Co., a full ...

RW Rosenblum RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

New York
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Realtor, Broker, Premises Liability, Standard of Care, Agent Duties, Mortgage, Property Value, Residential Real Estate, Realtor Malpractice, Fraud, Covid-19, Identity Theft.
Nationwide services. Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, and former Federal Agent, providing complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Broker (in several states) for over 27+ years, Richard is a real estate expert on matters of Realtor Standard of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, breach of contract matters, mortgages, and premises liability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Expertise in matters of mortgage fraud, contractual disputes, seller's disclosure, agency relationship, and employment relationship breaches. These areas are approached with professionalism and expertise. Additional expertise in valuations, diminution of value, property salability evaluations, and ethics matters. C.V. and References available upon request.

Franklin M Speiser R.F. Stuart, Real Estate

Hartsdale, New York
Real Estate, Real Estate - Residential property management. Building management.
Over thirty years of experience in residential property management. Familiar with all aspects of property management, tenant, shareholder, unit owner and owner/landlord responsibilities. Plus full knowledge of Board of Managers/Directors obligations. Until my recent retirement I was President of Manhattan based R.F. Stuart, Real Estate. We managed cooperative, condominium and rental properties.

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
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...

RW Rosenblum RW Rosenblum, CFE, CFCS

Pennsylvania
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Realtor, Broker, Premises Liability, Standard of Care, Agent Duties, Mortgage, Property Value, Residential Real Estate, Realtor Malpractice, Fraud, Covid-19, Identity Theft.
Nationwide services. Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, and former Federal Agent, providing complete expert witness and litigation support . As a practicing Real Estate Broker (in several states) for over 27+ years, Richard is a real estate expert on matters of Realtor Standard of Care, fiduciary responsibility, agency representation, breach of contract matters, mortgages, and premises liability. The discipline of his daily work is that of an active Real Estate Broker overseeing agents and transactions. Expertise in matters of mortgage fraud, contractual disputes, seller's disclosure, agency relationship, and employment relationship breaches. These areas are approached with professionalism and expertise. Additional expertise in valuations, diminution of value, property salability evaluations, and ethics matters. C.V. and References available upon request.

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 office buildings, hotels & resorts & timeshare valuations, allocation of tangible/intangible value, real estate diminution of value damages, environmental stigma, air rights/TDR's, 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 and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER, with offices in New York, NY, Miami, FL and Charlotte, NC. Mr. Dalkowski has 45+ years experience in real estate valuation, development consulting, counseling and litigation support / expert witness services in 26 states. I have appraised in excess of $10 Billion in real estate assets. I am experienced in providing transactional counseling, litigation and arbitration support and expert witness testimony, forensic appraisals and valuation advisory services, particularly on specialized or complex transactions. My areas of expertise include investment analysis, litigation related to real estate diminution of value damages due to environmental stigma or other external forces, full and partial interests' appraisals, development, market and feasibi...

Jeff Irvine J.D. Jeff Irvine Consulting

Johnson City, Tennessee
Construction Defects, Real Estate - Expert Witness, Construction, defect, residential, duty of care ,water intrusion,TCPA issues, Fraud, workmanship, breach, billing, material breach, mold
Residential Construction Defect Expert Witness Both consulting and testifying Expert Witness Tennessee State licensed General Contractor Site visit for evaluation Excellent trial history reasonable fee structure Active builder with a law degree able to communicate in a straight forward fashion.

Richard Krebs, CMCA Synergy Real Estate Group

Nashville, Tennessee
Real Estate - Association management, alternative dispute resolution, landlord tenant,
CMCA, Realtor, Affiliate Broker.

Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM

Spring City, Tennessee
Real Estate, Slip Trip & Fall - Property Management, Landlord, Tenant, Standards of Care, Maintenance, Inspection, Leasing, CAM, Lease Administration, Commercial Property, Parking Lot, Tenant Improvements, Management Fees
I am a CPM (IREM Certified Property Manager) and have been a commercial property manager for over 38 years. I have operated property management organizations, administered hundreds of leases and am an instructor in these topics at the university level. I am an instructor for IREM and BOMA as well. My specialty revolves around a Landlord's reasonable standard of care for commercial properties including parking lot safety, walkways, balconies and other duties to maintain a reasonably safe property which is a joint responsibility of the Landlord and Property Manager.

Scott T. Bennett, CPM

Keller, Texas
Real Estate, Risk Management - Real estate and property management issues, residential, commercial, retail, HOA, hotel, mixed-use. Leasing, landlord/tenant, rent control, life/safety and environmental.
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. Additional expertise includes Property management, premises liability, operational procedures, resident relations, employe...

Allen W Griffin, GMB, CGR, CAPS, CGP Griffin Interests LLC dba/ Construction Claims Experts / Gryphon Builders

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Building inspections, Construction, Construction Defects, Construction engineering, Construction accidents, Demolition, Disaster Recovery, Dispute Resolution, Construction document examination, Indoor air quality, Insurance, Construction investigations, Real Estate, Construction Safety
Allen is a trusted resource for your, Insurance Claims - Construction Defects - Construction Contracts and Project claims. A Construction Expert Witness with Real-world Hands-on construction experience and 30 years of Construction Business Operations. Allen's business operations include: Gryphon Builders is a twenty-year-old company servicing the custom home building and high-end remodeling market in affluent areas of Houston. Gryphon Property Services was formed to facilitate the immediate upkeep, as well as anticipate and execute the long-term planning of maintenance needs of large townhome communities and apartment complexes. Viewpoint Designs is the internal company that services the Design/Build segment of Gryphon Builders. In 2016 we started servicing builders and remodelers in and around the Houston market. Areas of speciality knowledge; Home Building, Home Remodeling, Design/Build, Multi-family Buildings & Architectural Design services. Allen is easily understandable, yet h...

Nick Nicholas, CRE,CCIM,MAI Nicholas Co.

Dallas, Texas
Real Estate, Real Estate Appraiser - Property Management, Property Owner Standard of Care, Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Broker Standards of care, Real Estate Valuation, Commercial Property Leasing, Skyscrapers, Elevators/Escalators, Real Estate Partnerships, Commercial Real Estate Investment
Nick Nicholas entered the real estate profession in 1976 and started his own company in 1978. From 1978 to the present he has been involved in a diversity of real estate activities including sales and leasing, site selection and planning, financing, development, construction, marketing, appraisal and management of office, retail, industrial and other business properties. Mr. Nicholas has developed millions of dollars of office, retail, industrial and residential properties for investment partnerships and has made significant personal real estate investments. Mr. Nicholas is president of Nicholas Co. and is actively engaged in real estate investing, development, brokerage, litigation support and expert witness, counseling and appraisal. Mr. Nicholas also teaches courses he developed for the commercial real estate industry. PROFESSIONAL LICENSE, ASSOCIATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS • Texas Real Estate Broker License • State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License; Texas • State L...

Jeffrey A Goldshine, CPM Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC

Dumfries, Virginia
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Experienced in multifamily property management and real estate, Litigation support includes property management operations, standards of care, life/safety, risk and security issues, fair housing, leasing and marketing, resident screening, property inspections, partnership disputes, and valuation.
Jeff Goldshine, Principal of Goldshine Management Consulting, LLC is a Certified Property Manager, (CPM) and an accomplished multifamily executive who has led and created property management companies over the last 30 years. He has achieved a successful track record of the creation and enhancement of start-up property management companies resulting in exceeding financial expectations and the creation of positive work cultures. He specializes in maximizing the value of real estate and its people, and is known in the industry as a proactive visionary and proponent of new multifamily products and solutions. Jeff brings a perspective based on facts, industry norms, and experience to his role as an expert witness. As a hands-on senior executive, he provides a unique "both sides of the desk" outlook as a result of his experience representing both owner managed and third party managed organizations, in addition to serving as an asset manager. His experience spans the industry: property ma...

Stephen M McGurl McGurl Risk Advisors LLC

Midlothian, Virginia
Banking, Real Estate - Real Estate - Financing,Trustee MBS, Underwriting - Credit, Due Diligence, Banking operations, Fraud, loan administration, Mortgage Banking, Foreclosures, Default Servicing, Trade Secrets, HECM - Reverse
Steve has worked with Federal Agencies on MBS litigation. Experienced in writing reports, supporting testifying experts as well as deposition. He has reviewed thousands of loans for litigation support in MBS - Trustee cases. He has over 35 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry. As a Managing Director in the Financial Services space, his primary focus has been providing solutions in the Compliance & Fair Lending and Controls for Banks, Credit Unions and mortgage lenders. He has been an Executive in Operations, Sales, Credit and Account Management at several Top Ten Lenders. He has owned a mortgage company and started another mortgage company in relocation mortgage services. He understands what is involved in building and operating a business on a daily basis. Previously, Steve was the Chief Operating Officer of Main Street Mortgage and Investment Corporation. In this Executive role, Steve was involved with the bank management on the key decisions for making the bus...

Jason Koontz, CRC JD Koontz, LLC

Charleston, West Virginia
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, operations, foreclosures, disclosure, diligence, lender liability
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 over 175 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.

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners, LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate, Management - Slip, Trip & Fall, Property Management, Litigation Support, Landlord/Tenant, Property Maintenance, Security, Standards of Care, Premises Liability, Condominium Management/Maintenance, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Fair Housing, Real Estate Ethics
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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