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REAL ESTATE & HOUSING - Standards of Care/Due Diligence

Showing 13 Provider(s) found in Standards of Care/Due Diligence
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Eric L. Risberg

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 Website: www.advanced-appraisal.com

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.

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.

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 25 years of commercial and residential real estate appraisal and consulting experience. Expert witness on over 100 cases.

Honors/Awards

Litigation Professional Development certificate from the Appraisal Institute. California Association of Realtors. National Association of Realtors. Approved Instructor with the Appraisal Institute.

Prof. Affiliations

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: 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.

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Robert S. Griswold

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

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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Phillip G. Deutscher

Real Estate Litigation Consultant

Phillip G. Deutscher, Broker

201 N. Civic Drive
Suite 130
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: (925) 451-1971 Alternate: (925) 934-2900 Fax: (925) 934-3422 Email: phil@phildeutscher.com

Specialties

45 Years of experience as a broker practitioner in Residential Real Estate. Qualified in Agency Law, Dual Agency, Standards of Care, Broker Supervision, Fiduciary Duties, Due Diligence, Disclosure Duties, Trust Accounts, Mediation/Dispute resolution.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, Real Estate Broker.

Formal Education

BA, Political Science San Francisco State University; Pepperdine School of Law-Mediation Training.

Registration and Licenses

Certified Residential Brokerage Manager; Licensed Real Estate Broker; Lifetime Teaching Credential for Real Estate; California Association of Realtors Certified Ethics Trainer.

Previous/Current Position

Keller Williams Realty- Contract Support Manager & Risk Management (650+ agents); Broker/Partner of Executive Broker (sale and listing of real estate property, broker supervision, office management); Vice-President for C21 Heritage Real Estate (liability training, contract review, broker supervision); Broker/Owner management responsibilities); Contra Costa Association of Realtors®,
Professional Standards Chairman (overseeing professional standards training and enforcement, tribunal chair on both Ethics and Arbitration Hearings). California Association of Realtors®-Professional Standards Chairman, Mediator, Arbitrator, &
Ombudsman.

Honors/Awards

1996 Recipient of Realtor® of Year for Contra Costa Association of Realtors®; 2005 Awarded Emeritus Member Honors for Contra Costa Association of Realtors. 2013 Awarded Realtor Emeritus by the National Association of Realtors®.

Prof. Affiliations

1990 & 1999 President of Contra Costa Association of Realtors®, State Director-California Association of Realtors®, National Association of Realtors®.

Prior Expert

Deposition and Trial Experience since 1990, served as real estate expert consultant in numerous cases in multiple jurisdictions. Mediator and Arbitrator for the Contra Costa Association of Realtors. Real Estate
Sales experience since 1973.

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Lawrence H. Jacobson

9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1250
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: (310) 271-0747 Fax: (310) 271-0757 Email: law.jac@lhjpc.com Website: www.lawrencejacobson.com

Specialties

Real estate attorney (50+ years) and California Real Estate Broker (40+ years). Expertise includes interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care, custom & usage, mortgage banking, lawyer malpractice in real estate and business transactions, legal ethics and fee disputes.

Degrees/Licenses

AB; JD; Real estate broker (CA).

Formal Education

Juris Doctorate, U.C.L.A. Law School, 1967; A.B. (Political Science), U.C.L.A., 1964.

Registration and Licenses

Certificate in Archaeology (earned with distinction), U.C.L.A. Extension, 2009; Community College Instructor, (Ca.) in the area of Law, Notary (1973).

Previous/Current Position

Lawrence H. Jacobson was installed as the 2011-2012 President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Has served as a judge pro tem for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Municipal Court Systems; has been an adjunct professor of law in the area of real estate secured transactions and administrative law; former Vice-President, Legal Affairs of the California Association of Realtors; Legal Counsel to the Newport Beach Association of Realtors and the Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors and prior counsel to the Beverly Hills and special counsel to the San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors.

Honors/Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated since 1980; Senior Editor, U.C.L.A. Law Review; Insurance Counsel Journal Award; Order of the Coif; Recipient of the California Continuing Education of the Bar’s 2011 “Spirit of CEB” Award.

Prof. Affiliations

State Bar of California; American Bar Association; Former Trustee, Los Angeles County Bar Association; President, Association of Real Estate Attorneys, 1978-1979; California State Bar Real Estate Steering Committee, 2011- present; Past President, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee 2014-2018, California State Bar, Los Angeles County Bar and Beverly Hills Bar Association Fee Arbitration Panels.

Publications

He is a published author and frequent speaker on real estate. Among others: "The California Lottery Law," 48 California State Bar Journal 58, 1973; "Broker’s Liability for Sale of Defective Homes," cited by the Appellate Court in Easton v. Strassburger, 52 Los Angeles Bar Journal 346, 1977; "Appraiser’s Liability for False or Negligently Prepared Appraisal," 12 Appraisal and Mortgage Underwriting Journal 20, 1990; "Phantom Income - Understanding Taxable Gain From Foreclosure," Los Angeles Daily Journal, Real Property Law August 3, 1995; "The Expert Witness in Real Estate Litigation: A User’s Guide," Real Property Law Reporter March 2004; "Tenancy-in-Common: An Old Dog Learns New Tricks," 25 California Real Property Journal 25, 2007; "On Wearing Two Hats: Ethical Considerations for the Attorney-Expert Witness," California Civil Litigation Reporter, February 2007; Contributing Author, "California Real Estate Brokers: Law and Litigation" (Cal CEB 2009).

Prior Expert

Lawrence H. Jacobson is a highly respected expert witness throughout California. Mr. Jacobson has been an expert witness for over 40 years while maintaining a successful law practice. Extensive expertise in legal malpractice, ethics, real estate brokerage custom and practice and all real estate related issues. Has been retained in approximately 200 cases as an expert witness in cases involving the interpretation of real estate documents, real estate and mortgage brokers’ standard of care, legal malpractice involving real estate, corporate finance, merger and acquisition, legal ethics and legal fee disputes.

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Howard L. Pearlman

Real Estate Attorney and Broker

P.O. Box 71
Orinda, CA 94563
Phone: (510) 540-5207 Fax: (866) 235-0884 Email: hlawp2@aol.com

Specialties

Unique expertise derived from 30+ years as a real estate attorney and 20+ years as an active real estate broker. Areas of expertise include all aspects of real estate transactions, real estate contracts, seller and agent disclosure obligations, buyer due diligence, agency relationships, fiduciary duties, broker and attorney standards of care, and non-disclosure/fraud claims.

Degrees/Licenses

J.D.; Attorney (CA); RE Broker (CA).

Formal Education

J.D., cum laude, UC Hastings College of the Law, 1986; B.A., Reed College, 1980.

Registration and Licenses

California Licensed Attorney (1986) & Real Estate Broker (1988).

Previous/Current Position

Attorney/Shareholder, Bartko Zankel Tarrant & Miller (1988-2012). 24 years litigating a wide range of real estate, environmental, and construction disputes.

Honors/Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated (Preeminent); Northern California "Super Lawyer" (2018, 2019).

Prof. Affiliations

American Arbitration Association's National Roster of Arbitrators; State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section; Bar Association of San Francisco; California Association of Realtors; Contra Costa & San Francisco Association of Realtors.

Publications

Author, "Residential Purchase and Sale Transactions," in CEB's CALIFORNIA REAL PROPERTY SALES TRANSACTIONS; Author, "Sale of Residence," in CEB's CALIFORNIA BASIC PRACTICE HANDBOOK; Author, "Hazardous Materials," in CEB's GROUND LEASE PRACTICE.

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Lois Kadosh

Real Estate Broker/Educator

1569 Solano Avenue, #426
Berkeley, CA 94707
Phone: (510) 525-2694 Fax: (925) 448-2048 Email: Realethics101@gmail.com Website: www.realestateethics.com

Specialties

Electronic Testimony Ready; Since 1987: Pre-litigation case evaluation; Consulting Expert/case preparation/Expert testimony; Standard of care/practices incl. agency relationships, fiduciary duty, due diligence, disclosure. Testified at 100+ depositions, 12 trials, 6 arbitrations. Real Estate Ethics course author/ instructor.

Degrees/Licenses

BS, MA, GRI, CA Real Estate Broker (DRE Lic.# 00819162), Community College Teaching Credential in real estate.

E. Robert Miller

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.

Advisors/Experts @ MCS Associates

Managing Director

Norman Katz

17731 Irvine Blvd.
Suite 200
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: experts@mcsassociates.com Website: www.mcsassociates.com

Specialties

Nationally recognized consulting group (est. 1973). Experienced litigation consultants/experts in real estate brokerage, property management, insurance coverages, damages assessment, lending custom/practice, title/escrow. Construction disputes/defects, real estate appraisal. Commercial, residential, industrial, land and retail properties.

Degrees/Licenses

Contractors; MAI/SRA; CPAs; CPMs, CREs.

John S. Preston

Attorney

Law Offices of John S. Preston

1060 Clarendon Cr.
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 289-0766 Email: johnprestonmediation@gmail.com Website: www.johnprestonmediation.com

Specialties

(A) Specializing w Mediation + Arbitration regarding CAR purchase and sale agreements; Real Estate - all aspects of Real Estate law/practice incl: Buyer & Seller Disputes; Easement, Options, Inspections, Partitions, Construction, Broker Disclosure, Standards of care, Limited Partnerships: Purchase and Sale Contracts, Mortgage and Lending Practices;
(B) Attorney Fee Disputes, Trial testimony regarding reasonable fees has included Lodestar method, Laffey Matrix, Vague & Duplicate billing entries, Block Billing, ambiguous hourly rates. (C) Law Firm Dissolution, Mediation/dispute resolution.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, JD, Real Estate Broker (1994), Certified Mediator (UC Berkeley) 87237.

Formal Education

BA, Economics, Syracuse University, 1969; JD, Law, University of Wisconsin, 1972. Wisconsin Law Review.

Registration and Licenses

Licensed Real Estate Broker, State Bar (CA)

Previous/Current Position

General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Fayette Manufacturing Corp. Duties included loan agreements, investment prospectuses, limited partnerships and every aspect of corporate troubleshooting, as well as commercial leases, easements, licenses and managing law firms (including reasonable billing practices and fees). Panelist Mediator, Bay Area Counties, regarding attorney fee disputes. Conducted in excess of 200 mediations and arbitrations.

Honors/Awards

University of Wisconsin Law Review, 1972. Current member, SF INNS of Court.

Prof. Affiliations

CA State Bar Association; AAA, PSA and NYSE arbitration and East Bay county mediation panels.

Prior Expert

(A) RE Expert testimony in over a dozen trials: 20+ yrs testimony. Acted as: Principal, RE Broker, General/Limited Partner, Litigator, Appellate Lawyer, Arbitrator & Mediator. Credentialed Testimony Includes: CAR contracts; "Attorney Fee Clauses" and determination and award of reasonable legal fees, "Agency Relationships" (& other normally inadmissible contractual matters). Credential Expert Testimony includes determination of reasonable and necessary attorney fees during retention using a variety of factors. (B) Arbitrated/Mediated 250+ cases (many with Atty Fees Provisions & Awards).

Steven Edrington

President

Edrington and Associates

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 wrongful eviction, code enforcement, and rent board hearings. Specializes in cases involving real estate disputes including residential leasing, property management, real estate transactions, and landlord/tenant law relating to rent and eviction controls.

Degrees/Licenses

CCIM; CPM; CCRM; Real Estate Broker (CA), ICC Residential Building Code Inspector

Formal Education

B.S. Finance, Golden Gate University, 1997

Registration and Licenses

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM); Certified Property Manager (CPM); California Certified Resident Manager (CCRM); Real Estate Broker (CA); ICC Residental Building Code Inspector.

Previous/Current Position

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).

Honors/Awards

CCIM Northern California MVP (2012)

Prof. Affiliations

Institute of Real Estate Management; Oakland Berkeley Association of Realtors; Alameda County Bar Association; Forensic Expert Witness Association, CCIM Northern California Chapter; Women's Auxiliary.

Publications

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

Prior Expert

Consultant and Expert since 2002 for landlord/tenant disputes, rent board representation, code enforcement, condo conversions, accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and valuations; Expert experience across Alameda, San Francisco, and Contra Costa counties in depositions, hearings, trials, and mediations.

Jeffrey Lapin

Expert Witness

3500 Cincinnati Avenue
Suite 325
Rocklin, CA 95678
Phone: (818) 448-9100 Alternate: (916) 773-0550 Email: jlapincpm@gmail.com Website: www.jeffreylapincpm.com

Specialties

Expert in property management and maintenance issues for all types of commercial real estate. Experienced in manager's fiduciary duties, lease terms, personal injury, property damage, security, standards of care, and due diligence.

Degrees/Licenses

CPM (Certified Property Manager - Institute of Real Estate Management), Licensed CA Real Estate Broker

Formal Education

MBA, Business Admin., Pepperdine Univ., 1998; Bachelor of Science, Bus. Admin., U.S.C., 1981

Registration and Licenses

Certified Property Manager (CPM); California Real Estate Broker

Previous/Current Position

Vice Pres., Property Management - Coastal Partners, LLC; President, Sacramento Chapter, IRE; Director, MetLife - So. Calif. Properties - Corporate Property Management Dept

Honors/Awards

Certified Instructor for IREM (Maintenance, Risk Mgmt., Finance); Certified Instructor for BOMA (Design and Oper. of Bldg.s Pt. I and II); CPM of the year - 2014 & 2017

Prof. Affiliations

IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management, Chicago); BOMA (Bldg. Owners and Manager's Association); Asst. Professor - Calif. State Univ. Sac.; Calif. Assoc. of Community Managers; Forensic Expert Witness Assoc.

Publications

Numerous published articles on coml prop. mgmt topics - Journal of Property Management

Prior Expert

I have been an active Property Manager for over 30 years, the last 20 managing property managers and property management organizations, including the Accredited Property Management company of which I am the managing executive. I have managed all types of residential and commercial properties (except single family homes). As an expert witness since 2015, I have been designated as an expert by both defense and plaintiff in matters related to the Standard of Care required of property owners and property managers in operating commercial and residential properties.

Steven Edrington

President

Edrington and Associates

1901 Harrison Street
13th floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 749-4880 Email: steve@edringtonandassociates.com Website: www.edringtonandassociates.com

Specialties

Expert witness and consultant for cases involving wrongful eviction, habitability, code enforcement, standard of care, and damages. Over 25 years of experience in residential leasing, property management, real estate transactions, and landlord/tenant disputes relating to rent and eviction controls.

Degrees/Licenses

CCIM; CPM; CCRM; Real Estate Broker (CA); ICC Residential Building Code Inspector

Formal Education

B.S. finance, Golden Gate University, 1997

Registration and Licenses

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Property Manager (CPM), California Certified Resident Manager (CCRM), Real Estate Broker (CA), ICC Residential Building Code Inspector

Previous/Current Position

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)

Honors/Awards

CCIM Northern California MVP (2012)

Prof. Affiliations

Institute of Real Estate Management; Oakland Berkeley Association of Realtors; Alameda County Bar Association; Forensic Expert Witness Association, CCIM Northern California Chapter; Women's Auxiliary

Publications

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

Prior Expert

Consultant and Expert since 2002 for landlord/tenant disputes, rent board representation, code enforcement, condo conversions, accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and valuations. Expert experience across Alameda, San Francisco, and Contra Costa counties in depositions, hearings, trials, and mediations.

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