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    Steven J. Geller MAI
    Principal
    Steven J. Geller & Associates

    319 Diablo Road, Suite 212
    Danville, CA 94526-

    Phone: (925) 820-4600
    Fax: (925) 838-4559
    Email: sjgmai@comcast.net
    www.sgeller.com

    Specialties
    Real estate appraisal (commercial, residential, special use), Expert witness (forensic appraisal, standard of care, diminution in value). Divorce, Estate, Tax, Condemnation, Bankruptcy, Environmental Damages, Rental Arbitration, Conservation Easements, Insurance, Appraiser Liability.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, JD (CA), MAI, Cert. Gen. RE Appraiser (CA).
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    Eric L. Risberg MAI
    Founder and President
    Advanced Appraisal International, Inc.

    268 Bush Street, #2100
    San Francisco, CA 94104-3503

    Phone: (415) 531-1414
    Fax: (415) 449-3606
    Email: eric.risberg@advanced-appraisal.com
    www.advanced-appraisal.com
    https://www.LinkedIn.com/in/sanfranciscoofficespace

    Specialties
    Eric provides real estate appraisals of: shopping centers and all types of retail; apartments; condominium complexes; suburban or downtown office buildings; mixed-use facilities; industrial properties; hotels; waterfront properties; right-of-ways; easements; ground leases; subdivisions; resort properties; golf courses; airports; wineries and vineyards; and all types of land. He has completed many assignments needed for: landlord-tenant disputes, changes in market conditions, construction defects, fraud, and fair market rent determinations, for use in mediation, arbitration, appraisement and litigation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MAI, ASA, SRA.
    Formal Education
    BS, Business Administration 1992 (Real Estate and Urban Land Economics), University of Wisconsin, Madison; BS, Business Administration 1992 (Risk Management & Insurance), University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has successfully completed over 70 real estate appraisal and brokerage courses since 1993.
    Reg/Lic
    Certfied General Real Estate Appraiser, State of California #025802, Licensed California Real Estate Broker #01231982
    Previous/Current Position
    President and Founder of Advanced Appraisal International, Inc. Eric was formerly the lead real estate appraiser for American Appraisal, the world’s largest independent valuation firm, in their San Francisco office. He has over 24 years of commercial and residential real estate appraisal and consulting experience. Expert witness on over 70 cases.
    Honors/Awards
    Litigation Professional Development certificate from the Appraisal Institute. California Association of Realtors. National Association of Realtors.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI), Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), Appraisal Institute.
    Prior Expert
    Eric has provided expert witness testimony in the following California State Superior Courts: San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, San Mateo and Solano. He has been hired as an expert on over 40 cases.
  • Advanced Resources in Construction Services, Ltd.
    Patrick W. Collins, Principal Construction Services

    1355 Willow Way, Suite 112
    Concord, CA 94520-

    Phone: (925) 691-1800
    Fax: (925) 691-1818
    Email: pat@advancedresourcesltd.com
    www.cpmreports.com

    Specialties
    Claims analysis: Impact, liability, delay, disruption, acceleration; Defects analysis; Property damage assessment; Document review; Expert testimony; Cost estimating; Change order analysis; Scheduling; Project/construction management; Value engineering; Lender's representative.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Gen. Bldg. Contractor (CA) #719167, Professional Quantity Surveyors, Cert. Estimators, Cert. Value Engineers, Construction & Project Mgrs., Architects, Engineers.
  • John J. Wallace CRE
    Consultant/Principal
    Wallace & Steichen, Inc.

    555 Bryant Street, #556
    Palo Alto, CA 94301-

    Phone: (650) 328-0447
    Fax: (650) 473-9721
    Email: john@wallacesteichen.com
    www.wallacesteichen.com

    Specialties
    Real Estate Expert; Commercial, Retail, Industrial; Economics; Valuation; Brokerage; Financial Analysis; Market Analysis; Development; Investments; Leases; Highest & Best Use; Damages; Loss Profit; Due Diligence/ Standard of Care.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, MBA, CRE, FRICS, Cert. General Appraiser (CA), Licensed RE Broker (CA).
  • F. Michael Sowerwine CPA, CFF
    Partner
    HSNO

    San Francisco Area Headquarters
    1330 Broadway, Suite 430
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: (510) 740-0387
    Fax: (510) 740-0190
    Email: msowerwine@hsno.com
    www.hsno.com

    Specialties
    He specializes in the measurement of economic damages and loss of income resulting from business interruption, property loss, employee dishonesty, fraud and third party insurance claims. He has provided investigative accounting assistance for law firms on suspected fraud and arson cases. Mr. Sowerwine was promoted to partner in 2003.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, CPA / CFF.
    Formal Education
    BS, University of California at Davis, 1989, Agricultural and Managerial Economics; Continuing Professional Education requirements fulfilled as required by California State Board of Accountancy.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Public Accountant, State of California Certificate # 76592.
    Prof. Affil.
    Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants; Member San Francisco Property Claims of the Pacific Association.
    Prior Expert
    Mr. Sowerwine has testified as an expert witness on many occasions in Superior Court, Federal Court, arbitrations and insurance appraisals.
  • Mark R. Newton CPA
    Vice President, Shareholder
    HSNO

    San Francisco Area Headquarters
    1330 Broadway, Suite 430
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: (510) 740-0374
    Fax: (510) 740-0190
    Email: mnewton@hsno.com
    www.hsno.com

    Specialties
    Qualified expert in State and Federal Court. Nationally recognized and respected authority in the measurement of economic damages, business valuation, business interruption, insurance claim measurement, fidelity / surety bonds, construction claims, fraud investigations, employee dishonesty, and personal injury cases.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, CPA, ABV, CFF.
    Formal Education
    BA, Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974; Continuing Professional Education requirements fulfilled as required by California State Board of Accountancy.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Public Accountant, California, 1979, Certificate # 27261E.
    Honors/Awards
    Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Prof. Affil.
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; California Society of Certified Public Accountants; San Francisco Property Claims Association; National Association of Forensic Economists.
    Prior Expert
    Mr. Newton has testified as an expert witness on many occasions in Superior Court, Federal Court, arbitrations and insurance appraisals. He has also testified before the International Trade Commission in Washington, DC regarding a patent infringement case.

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