Eric L. RisbergFounder 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.
John RohoskyPrincipal Architect
John Rohosky AIA Architect5214 F Diamond Heights Boulevard, #223
San Francisco, CA 94131-2175 Phone: (415) 370-3070 Fax: (415) 587-9364 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.rohoskyarchitect.com
Forensic architect; Expert witness; Construction defects; Code compliance; Slips and falls; Remedial construction documents/construction administration; Life safety issues; Guardrail/handrail/stairway design; Water intrusion; plan defects; Architecture standards of care, ADA.
Licensed Architect C-7096 (CA); Licensed Contractor B-402418 (CA); BS Architecture.
BS, Architecture, Catholic University, 1967; Graduate studies in City Planning and Urban Design, 1968.
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) "Remmies" awards: 1st Place: Design/Residential Interior; 1st Place: Contractor Residential Exterior; 1st Place: Design/Residential Exterior; 2nd Place: Design/Residential Interior; Merit Award: Design Residential/Exterior; Ford Foundation Grant.
AIA (American Institute of Architects); CSI (Construction Specification Institute); FEWA (Forensic Expert Witness Association)
Technical Reviewer, "Home Remodeling for Dummies"; Design project featured in Taunton Press book titled "At Work, At Home."
Depositions/court testimony -- approximately 85+ cases over 35 years (30+ depositions, 8 courtroom testimonies) involving: Slips and falls (stairs, handrails, guardrails); construction defects; water intrusion; building code and maintenance issues; defective architectural plans, construction assemblies, injury involving life safety elements as stairs, guardrails and handrails. Court appointed expert in a case involving a neighbor's dispute, consulted to the DOJ (Dept. of Justice) in a matter involving the VA (Veterans Administration); and
ADA codes as applied to a HOA (Home Owners Association) case.
W. Charles Perry & AssociatesPrincipal Engineer
W. Charles Perry231 W. 41st Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403 Phone: (650) 638-9546 Email: email@example.com Website: www.wcharlesperry.com
Failure analysis and accident reconstruction of industrial accidents, automobile accidents, personal injuries, building fires, industrial fires, carbon monoxide poisoning, and industrial explosions. Design evaluations of products and buildings at the system and component level. Safety evaluation of construction sites and industrial facilities. Products evaluated include chairs, ladders, rolling-scaffolds and barricades, medical tables, water heaters, space heaters, furnaces, file cabinets windows. Vehicles evaluated include cars, forklifts, bicycle, pedestrian, golf cart and cranes. Fires & explosions include houses & commercial kitchen fires, methamphetamine lab explosion, ammonium perchorate factory explosion, synthetic crude oil refinery fire, natural gas explosions, urban-wildland fire and print-shop fire. Construction defects & failures evaluated include structural collapse, mold infestations, EIFS failures, slab failures, pipe leaks and breaks, retaining wall failures, sub-sea level sewer tunneling failure, foundation failures, neighborhood flooding, roof and window leakage. Earthquake damage evaluation of residential, light commercial and high-rise buildings.
MS, BS, PE, (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Fire Science & Engineering and Construction Management).
Fari BarzegarFounding Principal Engineer
Habitat Engineering & Forensics, INC.446 - 17th Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612-2808 Phone: (510) 891-0300 Alternate: (510) 717-3600 Fax: (510) 891-0333 Email: Fari@HabitatEngineering.com Website: www.drbarzegar.com
Structural/civil engineering design/investigations; Buildings/components, bridges/silos/tunnels/public works; Earthquake/Wind/vibrations/fire/water/demolition damage; Construction defects/accidents; Code compliance; Errors/omissions; Failure analysis; Concrete/Shotcrete/Repair; Remediation/retrofit; Slip/trip & fall.
Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S. (Civil/Structural Engr., High Honors); Prof. Engr. (CA, TX); General Building Contractor (CA); NCEES National Record.
David NeagleyArchitecture & Construction Industry Expert
ConstructionTech.USP.O. Box 2265
La Jolla, CA 92038 Phone: (858) 354-8070 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.constructiontech.us
Over 35 years architectural design and construction experience, specializing in commercial and institutional buildings. Reconstruction design, details, specifications, visual inspection, intrusive testing, defect analysis, repair recommendations and forensic expert services.
Architect (CA, AZ, NV, OR, WA, HI, ID, IA); Architect (NCARB); Contractor (CA); M. Arch (1984); BA Lit / Arch (1980).
Ted S. Merrill & Sons, Inc.President
Ted S. Merrill7777 Alvarado Road, Suite 408A
La Mesa, CA 91942-8248 Phone: (619) 464-3997 Alternate: (619) 517-9515 Fax: (619) 464-8581 Email: email@example.com Website: www.tedsmerrillandsonsinc.com
66 years construction experience, specializing in damage repair work & structures damaged by fire, wind, motor vehicles, earth movement & construction defects. This work is estimated & contracted with the Federal & State Governments, Local Cities, School Districts, Insurance Companies & Individual Homeowners. 48 years experience in estimating structures with construction defects. Giving testimony at settlement conferences & depositions. Qualified & testified as an expert in Municipal, Superior & Federal Courts. Appointed to serve as an impartial repair method & cost expert by Judges of the San Diego & Orange County Superior Courts.
345079 B-1; 275171 B-1.
El Camino Jr. College, U.C.L.A.
Registration and Licenses
CA. Contractors Licenses: 345079 B-1 & 275171 B-1
Expert Witness Award 2019; Lawyer Monthly Magazine
Reference Book for Insurance Adjusters (1982)
See Specialties Section Above.
Aquatech Consultancy, Inc.
Paul GoetzOne Commercial Blvd., Suite 201
Novato, CA 94949 Phone: (415) 884-2121 Fax: (415) 884-2443 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.noleak.com
Support (Plaintiff/Defendant) claims regarding construction damages specific to moisture intrusion and building envelope. Expert witness and court testimony, claims evaluation, forensic investigation (building failure/defect analysis), arbitration/mediation assistance, and mock-up/model evidence preparation.
AIA; PE; SE; RBEC; RWC; RRC.
Anderberg Construction Consulting, Inc.6114 La Salle Avenue #407
Oakland, CA 94611 Phone: (510) 482-2779 Fax: (510) 482-0232 Email: email@example.com Website: www.anderbergconsulting.com
47 years. Expert witness - construction defect, mediation, dispute resolution, appraisal. Drainage, water intrusion foundation, settlement, seismic, structural, general building issues, code compliance, litigation support. Patents - pile driving methods. Plaintiff / defense.
BS - AAE; CA - A, B, HAZ.
Richard E. NorrisPrincipal
Norris Consulting Services43255 Mission Blvd., Suite 203
Fremont, CA 94539-5826 Phone: (510) 440-0141 Alternate: (510) 378-3343 Fax: (877) 213-7995 Email: richard@RNorrisConsulting.com Website: www.RNorrisConsulting.com
Construction Defects Forensic Investigation: Roofing, Waterproofing, bituminous materials, decay, construction project management, litigation support. Building Enclosure Systems, Hydrothermal (WUFI) Analysis, Condensation Accumulation.
D. Eng, MS, BS, RRC, PE.
D. Eng, 1991; MSCE, 1987; BSCE 1982
Glenn D. PetersonFire Protection Engineer 2651 Carisbrook Drive
Oakland, CA 94611 Phone: (510) 725-2743 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire cause, origin/spread; Building/fire code analysis; Fire protection system design, performance and failures; Fire hazards/burning characteristics of materials; Propane fires/explosions; Furnace/water heater fires; Computer modeling of fire spread; Fire risk analysis/hazard evaluation; Construction defects.
BS, Fire Protection and Mech. Engr.
Engineering Resource Associates, Inc.President
James P. Waltz1280 Greenbrier Road
West Sacramento, CA 95691 Phone: (925) 518-2006 Alternate: (925) 447-1140 Fax: (925) 447-1706 Email: email@example.com Website: www.eraenergy.com
Construction defect expert witness; Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); Indoor air quality; Mechanical and electrical building systems; Performance contracting; Site survey, and testing; Discovery, interrogatories, depositions and mediation; Plaintiff and defense.
Board Cert. Forensic Engineer; BSME, MBA, Prof. Engineer (CA, NV), Cert. Energy Manager.
David Benaroya HelfantSenior Project Engineer/Project Mgr.
Seisco Engineering and and Bay Area Structural, Inc.1187 Ocean Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608 Phone: (510) 547-8540 Alternate: (510) 496-9369 Fax: (510) 527-7785 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.seisco-inc.com
Construction defect; Code compliance; Accidents, construction safety; Storm drainage, environmental investigations and mold testing; Concrete construction, curing, waterproofing; Foundations, repairs; Earthquake reinforcing; Litigation support, forensic investigations; ADR; Cost estimating; Casualty loss.
BS, PhD, Post Doctorate: Architecture & Engineering, CA "A"-Gen.Engr., CA "B"-Gen.Bldg., CA "C-21"-Demolition, Hazardous Remediation Lic., ICC #266760
BS, Cornell University, 1969; PhD, Statistical Analysis,University of Chicago, 1977; Post Doc., Architecture and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1981-83; Post Doc., Architecture/Environmental Design.
Registration and Licenses
Full Member-American Society of Civil Engineers; AIA, Assoc. Member, Professional Member, International Code Council, California General Engineering (A); California General Building (B); Hazardous Materials Removal and Remediation (HMRRC), Demolition and Structure Moving Licence (C-21).
Design Principal, Seisco Engineering & Environmental Design Associates, General Mgr., Senior Project Engineer, Bay Area Structural, Inc., General Engineering Corporation. Research Specialist, Environmental Design Research; Professor, Community Development Studies; Professor, Public Administration. General Engineering and Environmental Designer and Construction Manager. Technical Expert - California State Contractors License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board.
US-Army Corps of Engineers-"Outstanding-Project"-1997; US-Air Force: "Outstanding Proj. Mgmt."-1999.
American Society of Civil Engineers; Professional Member, International Code Council. American Institute of Architects, Assoc. Mbr; Associate member American Institute of Architects; Charter member Structural Engineering Institute, ASCE.
4 publications; Two books - Earthquake Safe: A Hazard Reduction Manual for Homes; Drainage Methods for Dry Buildings and Stable Sites (forthcoming).
250 cases as an expert witness; 750 special investigations; 10,000 structural and engineering inspections and assessment reports.
Shakir ShatnawiLicensed Civil Engineer--President
SHATEC ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, LLC7064 Tarvisio Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 Phone: (916) 990-6488 Alternate: (916) 790-1158 Email: email@example.com Website: www.shatec.net
Highway Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Pavement Engineering, Materials Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Disputes, Highway Safety, Road Defects, Traffic Accidents (vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles), Maintenance, Repairs, Road Hazards, Asphalt, Concrete, Sight Distance, Friction, Skid, Forensics Analysis, Failure Analysis, Slip/Fall/Trip Accidents.
Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S.;
Professional Engineer License; Forensic Expert Witness Association
National Tile and Stone AuthorityPrincipal
Greg Andrews8534 Jumilla Avenue
Winnetka, CA 91306 Phone: (805) 341-5570 Alternate: (818) 744-4949 Email: Info@ntsaexperts.com Website: www.ntsaexperts.com
Pool Construction Defect; Materials Selection, Design, Installation Failure Analysis of Tile, Stone, Synthetic Materials, Brick, Ceramic in Floors, Counter tops, Paving, Showers, Pools, Spas; Glass Mosaics; Coping; Waterproofing; Leaking; Cracking; Discoloration.
CTC; C54; C29; CSI; CDT; ASTM