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James H. Cantrell

James H. Cantrell CPM, CAM


Cantrell Associates

1517 North Point, Suite 539
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 956-6000 Alternate: (415) 244-5927 Email: Website:


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.


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.


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.


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.