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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.