Steven J. Geller MAI, Esq.Senior Vice President
Newmark Knight Frank1333 N. California Boulevard
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Phone: (925) 467-0902 Alternate: (925) 216-0770 Email: Steven.Geller@ngkf.com Website: www.ngkf.com
Real estate appraisal (commercial, industrial, residential, special use), Expert witness (forensic appraisal, standard of care, diminution in value). Divorce, Estate, Tax, Condemnation, Bankruptcy, Environmental Damages, Rental Arbitration, Conservation Easements, Fractional Interests, Forensic Appraisal, Appraiser Liability; Mediation/Arbitration; Eminent Domain, Right-of-Way, Property Tax Assessment Appeal.
BA, JD (CA), MAI, Cert. Gen. RE Appraiser (CA).
Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; Doctor of Jurisprudence, Golden Gate University, School of Law.
Registration and Licenses
CA Certified General Appraiser (AG001514); CA State Bar (139886); Member Appraisal Institute (9403); Member Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Senior Vice President, Newmark Knight Frank, Valuation & Advisory Group.
Member, Appraisal Institute; Member, California State Bar; Member Royal Institute of Charter Surveyors (MRICS).
Expert Testimony - U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, State Court - Alameda County, Contra Costa County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County; Extensive Mediation and Arbitration Experience.
Howard M. Steiermann1539 Guerrero Street
San Francisco, CA 94110-4328 Phone: (415) 695-9155 Email: SFAppraiser@aol.com Website: www.sfappraiser.com
30+ years Real Estate valuation experience. Practice limited to San Francisco. Expert witness. Arbitration. Bankruptcy. Property Tax. Estate Tax. Marital and Partnership dissolution. Consultation. Mortgage and lending Appraisals.
BS; MBA; Certified General Appraiser (CA).
Harvard University; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ca Legislature Certificate of Recognition; SF Board of Supervisors Certificate of Honor
SF Bay Times Columnist
Both Plaintiff and Defendant
Advisors/Experts @ MCS AssociatesManaging Partner
Norman Katz17731 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780 Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.mcsassociates.com
A nationwide specialist consulting and expert witness company (established 1973) that concentrates exclusively in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Financial Services, Economics / Statistics and Accounting and related Damages.
Area of Expertise include:
BANKING: Operations/Administration, Depository/Checking Accounts, Regulatory issues, Compliance; LENDING (all categories), Underwriting, Credit/Administration, Servicing, Policies/practice; FINANCE: Securities, Investments & Brokerage, Trusts & Fiduciaries, Bankruptcy, Foreclosures and Workouts, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance; REAL ESTATE: Lending, Brokerage, Title/Escrow, Property Management, Development; INSURANCE (all categories): Coverage, Claims, Broker/Agent functions, Industry Custom/Practice, Operations and Actuarial; DAMAGES & ACCOUNTING, Economics, Statistics, Valuations/Appraisals, Forensic Accounting & Accounting/Audit.
MBAs; PhDs; CPAs; ASA/MAIs; CPMs; CREs; CFPs; RE Brokers/Agents; Insurance brokers/agents; CPCUs; CLUs; ARMs and many more.
As our primary focus for 30+ years, 500+ highly qualified and experienced experts/consultants providing evaluation, testimony and litigation consulting on behalf of both plaintiff and defendants of all types re: 4,000+ cases. Clients include leading national and regional law firms, also many smaller/boutique litigation firms and attorneys, and numerous governmental / regulatory agencies (FDIC, SEC, IRS, US and State DOJs, FHLB etc.)
We provide TARGETED SEARCHES AT NO COST for unique, hard-to-find/unusually specialized experts not already within our wide-ranging group; STRATEGIC ALLIANCES NATIONWIDE across the banking, financial, real estate and insurance industries; LEADING EXPERTS from the worlds of economics, accounting, academia and the regulatory agencies; POWERFUL CAPABILITIES IN DAMAGES, Forensic Accounting. Economic Analysis, and Valuations / Appraisals.
Eric L. Risberg MAIFounder and President
Advanced Appraisal International, Inc.268 Bush Street, #2100
San Francisco, CA 94104-3503 Phone: (415) 531-1414 Fax: (415) 449-3606 Email: email@example.com Website: www.advanced-appraisal.com
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.
MAI, ASA, SRA.
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.
Registration and Licenses
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of California #025802, Licensed California Real Estate Broker #01231982, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (Hawaii) #624.
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 25 years of commercial and residential real estate appraisal and consulting experience. Expert witness on over 100 cases.
Litigation Professional Development certificate from the Appraisal Institute. California Association of Realtors. National Association of Realtors. Approved Instructor with the Appraisal Institute.
American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI), Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), Appraisal Institute.
Eric has provided expert witness testimony in the following California State Superior Courts: Alameda, Contra Costa, Orange County, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, and Yuba. He has been hired as an expert on over 100 cases. Large cases in recent years include: Millennium Tower, PGE Forest Fires, BART.
Frank A. Wisehart, CPA505 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111 Phone: (415) 593-1323 Alternate: (415) 956-8323 Fax: (415) 956-1405 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.bakertilly.com
Baker Tilly's Global Forensics team is a leading FORENSIC ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS VALUATION and CONSULTING practice that specializes in the legal, corporate and insurance markets globally.
Its accountants and consultants have performed comprehensive financial investigations and valuations for over 40 years.
Bringing experience and expertise in a broad range of sectors to clients on every engagement, Baker Tilly's investigative accounting, business valuation and financial consulting services deliver clarity in the most complex situations. Their partners have a long history of serving as financial expert witnesses. They have testified as expert witnesses on the measurement of economic damages, business valuation issues and fraud examinations in dispute proceedings and litigation in State and Federal courts across the U.S.
CPA's, ABV's, CFF's, CFE's, MAFF's
MBA, Cornell University; BS, Business Administration, Miami University
Baker Tilly International
Frank Wisehart is a court approved expert witness with over 25 years of experience in: forensic accounting; business valuation; IP valuation; family law; transaction due diligence; damages; bankruptcy/reorganization. He is a trusted advisor on the financial implications of strategic transactions and business disputes.
White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, Wolf & Hunt
Barbara Luna, PhD, Partner
15490 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300
Dean Atkinson, CPA CFE ABV, Partner
John Luna, CPA CFE ABV JD MBA, Partner
Venita McMorris, MA, Partner
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Phone: (818) 981-4226 Fax: (818) 981-4278 Email: email@example.com Website: www.wzwlh.com
Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and investigative analysis of liability. 500+ times testifying as an expert witness at trial and arbitration. Excellent communications with extensive testimony experience throughout CA and other states. Experts hold PhDs, MBAs, JD's, CPAs, ASAs, CVAs, ABVs, CGREAs, CFFs and CFEs. Prior "Big Four" accounting firm experience. Areas: Accounting, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business interruption, business dissolution, cash flows available for support, class actions, construction defects + economic damages, delays and cost overruns, elder abuse, false advertising, fraud, insurance, intellectual property including trademark, patent and copyright infringement, and trade secrets, lemon law, lender liability, misrepresentations, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, professional malpractice, real estate disputes, securities litigation, tracing, trusts & estates, unfair competition, valuation of businesses, white collar crimes, and wrongful termination.
PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CGREA.
PHD - Applied Math - Harvard
MBA/JD - UCLA
Garrett M. SchwartzSenior Equipment Appraiser
Sencer Appraisal Associates–Equipment Appraisers490 Lake Park Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610 Phone: (510) 473-6225 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.AllEquipmentAppraisal.com/sfbar
Accredited Senior Appraiser (American Society of Appraisers), Certified Equipment Appraiser (Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers). Expert appraisal of medical, construction, food, agricultural, wood/metalworking equipment, and for many other industries.
MBA; ASA; CEA
Bob Bates CPAPresident
HP Accounting Services, Inc.1819 Polk St. #314
San Francisco, CA 94109 Phone: (508) 331-8815 Alternate: (415) 793-7777 Email: email@example.com Website: www.hpaccounting.com
Valuations, Expert Witness, SEC accounting, Forensic Accounting, Mergers and acquisitions, Damage Calculations. Over 25 years experience. CVA, CFE, CFO
Mark CohenChief Economist
Cohen Volk Economic Consulting Group1155 Alpine Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Phone: (925) 299-1200 Fax: (925) 482-0824 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.cohenvolk.com
High quality, reasonably priced economic analysis/valuation in business, personal injury, wrongful death, employment discharge and marital litigation. Lost earnings, future care costs, labor/job markets consultation/studies. Develop/broker structured settlements.
BS, MS, MA, Cert. Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
BS, Finance, University of CA, Berkeley; MS, Finance, Boston University; MA, Counseling, St. Mary's College.
Registration and Licenses
Certified Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
Vice President, The Udinsky Group. Adjunct Professor of International Investments, Dominican College. Adjunct Professor of Money and Banking, Statistics and Management, European Business School; Board Member, Bay Area Psychotherapy Training Institute.
Graduated first in Boston University Master's program. Honor's Student's Society, University of CA, Berkeley.
American Society of Appraisers (Business Valuation); American Rehabilitation Economics Association; American Economic Association; Career Planning Faculty Committee at Dominican College.
The Economics of Employment Discharge.
30+ years experience in analyzing losses in Business, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment Discharge, Marital Litigation.