Expert 405731 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

With over 40 years experience in the Real Estate industry as a Broker, I have specialized in both residential and commercial properties. My expertise includes Contracts; Standard of Care; Landlord/Tenant Disputes; Valuation; Loans; Investment Fraud; Partnership Issues; Homeowner Association Disputes; Retail Centers; Buyer/Seller Disputes; Redevelopment Agency Issues; Assessment Districts; Hazardous Material; Environment Habitat; and Ocean Protection. I have also spent over 35 years working as a real estate brokerage expert witness in the Los Angeles, Southern California area. I have offered such services as consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

As an expert witness, within the last several years, Mr. Russell has served his clients and law firms in securing $80M in judgments, been involved in over 80 cases, provided over 20 depositions and testified in 15 trials.


Professional Experiences

Since that time, he has served as a broker on over 30 properties, representing over 300 acres and with a value in excess of $1bn. For his own account or on behalf of others, Mr. Russell has developed and managed 2MSF of commercial space and 500 residential units. As an expert witness, mediator and arbitrator, Mr. Russell serves law firms, financial institutions, joint venture partners, landowners, buyers, sellers, developers, landlords, tenants, property managers, architects, contractors and other participants in the real estate industry or individuals going through divorce involved in the transaction, financing, development, redevelopment, management and brokerage aspects of real estate or for the purposes of determining damages caused by others.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
M.D. Urban and Regional Planning University of Southern California
B.S. Politcal Science University of Southern California

Licenses Certifications

California real estate broker’s license

Awards & Affiliation

Community Corporation of Santa Monica

Primary Affiliation

Community Corporation of Santa Monica



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