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REAL ESTATE & HOUSING - Property Management

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Robert S. Griswold CPM, CRE

President

Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.

5703 Oberlin Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92121-1743
Phone: (858) 597-6100 Alternate: (619) 719-7761 Fax: (858) 597-6161 Email: rgriswold@griswoldremgmt.com Website: www.griswoldremgmt.com

Specialties

Active, hands-on, Real Estate Consultant/Expert on all real estate standard of care issues (for residential, commercial, industrial, retail, mobile home, self-storage and association properties) including property management; premises liability; slip or trip and fall; maintenance; health and safety or personal injury; air quality and mold issues; wrongful death; property inspections; due diligence; lead, asbestos.

Degrees/Licenses

Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) since 1997; Certified Property Manager (CPM) since 1986; Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) since 2004; Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) since 2002; Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM) since 2003; Real Property Administrator (RPA) since 2018; Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) since 1999; Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) since 1988.

Formal Education

BS-Business Economics/Real Estate Finance, 1981; MBA-International Finance/ Real Estate Finance, 1986; MSBA-Real Estate Development, 1988. All degrees obtained at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California - Los Angeles.

Registration and Licenses

CA Real Estate Broker (1984); NV Real Estate Broker (2002); NV Property Management Certificate (2002).

Previous/Current Position

City of San Diego Planning Commission (2005-2013) IREM National Instructor (1988-Present); Vice President, San Diego Receiver’s Forum; President, Escape for All Seasons Association (2014-2018); Secretary (1997-2001).

Honors/Awards

1st Place (and only award presented), best Television Broadcast journalism, NBC News, National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE), 49th Annual National Real Estate Journalism competition. 1st Place, best Radio Broadcast journalism, Clear Channel Communications, National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) 48th Annual National Real Estate Journalism competition, host of “Real Estate Today! with Robert Griswold”. CPM Professional Achievement Award (only the 6th active recipient in CA). AMO Firm of the Year (San Diego 1998).

Prof. Affiliations

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) -CPM® and ARM®; American Society of Real Estate Counselors® (CRE®); San Diego County Commercial Association of Realtors® (SDCCAR); San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA); California Apartment Association (CAA); National Apartment Association (NAA); Community Associations Institute (CAI)-PCAM®; California Association of Community Managers-Management Firm Council (CACM); San Diego Association of Realtors® (SDAR); California Association of Realtors® (CAR).

Publications

Author of Property Management Kit for Dummies; Co-author of Real Estate Investing for Dummies; Co-author of Landlord's Legal Kit for Dummies. Co-Author of Mortgage Management for Dummies

Prior Expert

35+ years experience; consultation: 2,000+ litigation matters; deposition: 500+ Sworn testimony in trial or arbitration: 150+ occasions in state and federal matters throughout the US (California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, Alaska, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and other states). Plaintiff 50%, Defense 50%. Consultant/Expert witness on all aspects of real estate.

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Steven D. Epcar CPM

Principal

S.D. Epcar & Associates

4907 Dartford Place
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Phone: (916) 899-6218 Alternate: (650) 773-5482 Email: steven@stevenepcar.com Website: www.stevenepcar.com

Specialties

Expert in Real Estate and Property Management issues including Residential, Commercial, and mixed-use properties. Experienced in organizational assessments, asset repositioning, investment feasibility, litigation support (personal injuries, standard of care, premises liability security, partnership, brokerage and fee disputes, employment, rent control, etc.), due diligence, business development practices and marketing.

Formal Education

BS, Business, with emphasis in Real Estate, University of Colorado.

Registration and Licenses

Licensed California Real Estate Broker; Graduate Foundations of Leadership Program from the Center For Creative Leadership.

Previous/Current Position

Principal, S.D. Epcar & Associates; Principal/Founding Partner, Ventana Property Services; President, Prometheus Management Group. Background also includes positions of increasing responsibility with a variety of real estate brokerage, development, and investment firms.

Honors/Awards

Awarded Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Prof. Affiliations

Institute of Real Estate Management; Forensic Expert Witness Association; National Multi-Housing Council (past Board Member); California Housing Council (past Board Member); Building Owners and Managers Association; National Association of Realtors; California Apartment Association (Member, Property Management Policy Subcommittee); National Apartment Association; Housing Industry Foundation (past Board Member).

Prior Expert

Practicing real estate consultant with significant expert witness and litigation support experience (50% Plaintiff/50% Defendant). Background includes exposure to many markets throughout California, the United States and Canada. Experience includes 1031 Exchanges and Tenant-In-Common (TIC) investments. Comprehensive understanding of San Francisco Rent Control.

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Advisors/Experts @ MCS Associates

Managing Partner

Norman Katz

13681 Newport Ave.
Ste. 8-387
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: experts@mcsassociates.com Website: www.mcsassociates.com

Specialties

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.

Degrees/Licenses

MBAs; PhDs; CPAs; ASA/MAIs; CPMs; CREs; CFPs; RE Brokers/Agents; Insurance brokers/agents; CPCUs; CLUs; ARMs and many more.

Prior Expert

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.

Edrington & Associates

Steven Edrington, CPM, President
Phillip Barthman, Sr. Building Inspector

1901 Harrison Street
14th Floor
Oakland, Ca 94612
Phone: (510) 749-4880 Email: steve@edringtonandassociates.com Website: www.edringtonandassociates.com

Specialties

Expert witness and consulting services for landlord-tenant disputes including wrongful eviction, habitability, premises liability, property management standard of care, and damages. We also opine on real estate transactions and can provide a broker's opinion of value.

Degrees/Licenses

Certified Property Manager (CPM); Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC); Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM); California Certified Residential Manager (CCRM); Real Estate Broker (DRE #01129470), ICC Combination Building Inspector

Formal Education

B.S. Finance, Golden Gate University, 1997

Previous/Current Position

Steven Edrington: Grubb and Ellis, Associate Investment Broker specializing in apartment buildings (1995-1998); Moison Investment Co. Investment Broker specializing in apartment buildings (1999-2000); California Apartment Association, Board of Directors (2001); East Bay Rental Housing Association (formerly known as RHANAC), President (2001) then Executive Director (2002-2010).

Philip Barthman: Apprentice Electrician, IBEW #595, San Leandro, California (1982-1986); Journeyman Electrician, IBEW #595, Dublin, California (1986-1998); Building Inspection Consultant, Linhart, Peterson, Powers & Associates (1998-1999); Building Inspector II, Alameda County (1999-2020)

Honors/Awards

AM Best Client Recommended Expert Service Provider (2021)
CCIM Northern California MVP (2012)

Prof. Affiliations

Bar Association of San Francisco; Alameda County Bar Association; San Francisco Apartment Association; East Bay Rental Housing Association; Institute of Real Estate Management; Bridge Association of Realtors; Forensic Expert Witness Association, CCIM Northern California Chapter; Women's Auxiliary; Right Path to Learning.

Publications

Over 40 published articles in the Rental Housing Magazine (EBRHA), has also been published in the San Francisco Apartment Association Magazine.

Prior Expert

Over 70 retentions in the past 4 years including significant experience in depositions, trials, and mediations on both plaintiff and defendant sides.

James H. Cantrell CPM, CAM

President

Cantrell Associates

1517 North Point, Suite 539
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 956-6000 Alternate: (415) 244-5927 Email: jimcha@pacbell.net Website: www.realestateexpertwitness.co

Specialties

Active Real Estate Consultant/Manager/Expert on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Expert in property management, property damage, standards of care, personal injury, maintenance. Extensive experience.

Degrees/Licenses

Certified Property Manager (CPM); Condominium Association Manager (CAM)

Formal Education

BBA, Business-Politics and Public Affairs, University of Miami, 1971.

Registration and Licenses

CA Real Estate Broker; CAM - State of Florida

Previous/Current Position

Past President of Cantrell, Harris & Associates since 1986, a diverse real estate consulting firm doing property and asset management throughout the country. President of Cantrell Associates which provides property management plus litigation support and expert witness services.

Honors/Awards

2013 Lloyd D. Hanford Distinguished Faculty Award IREM, CPM Emeritus Award 2011 IREM, 1987, Franklin Lyons Award IREM CPM of the year, 2001 & 2007, Instructor of the year award IREM San Francisco.

Prof. Affiliations

Institute of Real Estate Management.

Publications

Contributing Author of the John Wiley Handbook to Real Estate, published by John Wiley 1984.

Prior Expert

Associate Professor Golden Gate University (1986-1996) Instructor, Institute of Real Estate Management IREM, President San Francisco Chapter of IREM 1985, Appointed by the Mayor to the San Francisco "Existing Building Efficiency Initiative Task Force." Featured speaker at the NFMT conference on Emergency Procedures Chicago 2007, and Baltimore 2008 and 2009.

E. Robert Miller CPM

President

E. Robert Miller and Associates

330 Primrose Road, Suite 606
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 373-0705 Fax: (650) 373-0709 Email: elymiller@hotmail.com Website: www.erobertmiller.com

Specialties

Expert in property management issues for all types of commercial and residential real estate. Experienced in arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, property damage, security, standards of care, and due diligence. Served on more than 1300 cases.

Degrees/Licenses

CPM, CIPS, CMC.

Formal Education

BS, School of Commerce, University of Wisconsin.

Registration and Licenses

Certified Property Manager (CPM); Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS); Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC)

Previous/Current Position

President, McNeil Corp. - 53,000 apartment units and condominiums, 14 million sq. feet office building, shopping centers, industrial buildings and hotels. Sierra - 14½ million sq. ft. - Lexford 25,000 apt. units - Remanco - 7,000 apt-units and office bldgs.

Honors/Awards

Who's Who in California; Property Manager of the Year; Elected to Institute of Real Estate Management Academy of Authors; Institute of Real Estate Most Outstanding Editorial Contribution to the Field of Real Estate Management.

Prof. Affiliations

Past National President, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM); Past National President, World Federation of Real Estate Brokers; Past Secretary General, World Property Management Committee; Past National Association of Realtors Board of Directors.

Publications

Over 30 articles in national management and financial publications; Author, "Managing and Leasing Residential Properties" (Wiley).

Prior Expert

Present Instructor, National Association of Realtors, Institute of Real Estate Management, College of San Mateo, Building owners and managers (BOMA) apartment association (AA), (Past) University of Wisconsin School of Commerce.

Frederick J. Fisher J.D., CCP

President

Fisher Consulting Group

214 Main Street
Ste 181
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone: (310) 426-2105 Alternate: (310) 413-6200 Fax: (310) 356-3355 Email: fjfisher@fishercg.com Website: www.fishercg.com

Specialties

Insurance Agent /Broker Professional Liability; Wholesale / MGA/MGU Insurance Professional Liability; Insurer Bad Faith; Claims Adjuster/ TPA Professional Liability; other types of professional Liability / Standard of Care in a selective basis, Insurance Regulatory Expert on a selective basis.

Degrees/Licenses

J.D. degree; California Insurance Agent, Broker and Surplus Lines License; California Insurance Adjuster License

Formal Education

B.A., UC Berkeley, 1972; J.D. Degree, 1976 - Lincoln University Law School, San Francisco, Ca. (merged into USF Law School)

Previous/Current Position

President - Fisher Consulting Group 2010 - Present.; 1994 - 2010, Founder, President and CEO, Post Acquisition; Sr. Vice President, E.L.M Insurance Brokers (includes predecessor Sole-Proprietorship prior to Incorporation); 1975 - 1995, Staff Adjuster/Vice-President; Founder/President of The Fisher Associates, Adjusters (includes Predecessor Firm of Miller &Gilbert, Inc). Six 6 year Member, Board of Trustees; 1998, President of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).

Honors/Awards

2019 recipient of the PLUS Founders Award

Prof. Affiliations

PLUS; The CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance); Sr. Tech. Advisor of Professional Liability Insurance, published by the International Risk Management Institute; 2021 Co-Chair of the Ins. Agent - Broker Committee; Prof Liab. Def. Federation.

Publications

Over 75 articles in Insurance Trade Journals on Professional Liability Prevention, Coverage and related issues from 1979 through current.

Prior Expert

30 years experience, over the past 10 years: retained on over 80 Cases, 17 trials + depositions; 50-50 Plaintiff/defense work.

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