Real Estate Expert 441177 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in real estate with expertise in both commercial and residential areas. I have experience in real estate investment and property management specializing in the acquisition, development and management of commercial, retail, industrial and multi-family housing, as well as equity, rents, issues, and profits receiving. I have additional experience with gas stations/c-store/car wash, restaurants, hospitality, entertainment, condo//single family residential construction completion, residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFE), health and safety compliance issues involving sub-standard real estate, code enforcement actions, government enforcement receivingships, partnerships/business/marital dissolutions, residential development, leasing and brokerage, and asset liquidation. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a real estate expert witness for over 10 years.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

I have been appointed in state/federal court as a receiver. As it relates to HOA’s, my experience in managing HOA’s relates to me being appointed as a receiver over numerous HOA’s to manage all aspects of the HOA. In addition, I have been on the board of directors of one of the largest HOA’s in Los Angeles, for 14 years. I have been retained as an HOA expert in 3-4 other cases.
I have also been retained to testify regarding the standard of care related to the conduct of court-appointed receivers.

As a reminder, I do both plaintiff and defense work as a property management and HOA standard of care expert.
Property types include apartment, office, industrial, retail, and some specialty properties. Most of my cases involve some type of injury; however, I do work also on cases that involve financial damages – for example, the duty that a partner may owe another partner with respect to management and how such failure may impact the value of the property, etc.
I was retained as a property management standard of care expert related to an apartment building a few years ago.

I have extensive experience in dealing with multi-family habitability claims involving allegations of sub-standard conditions including CA civil code 1941, 1942.4 and Health & Safety code 17920.3.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working in various fields of real estate involving several different types of properties, appointed/administered as a federal and state court receiver, and being the president of a real estate investment and property management company.

I am have been President of a full-service property management firm. The firm has cumulatively managed approximately 10,000 apartment units and over 8 million square feet of commercial property including retail, office, industrial, self-storage and apartments. I have primarily served as a property management standard of care expert.

Relevant Experiences



Degree Subject Institution
Real Estate San Diego State University

Licenses Certifications

Certified Property Manager
Accredited Residential Manager
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
State Bar of California MCLE Approved Provider
Real Estate Broker – California

Awards & Affiliation

Apartment Association of Greater Inland Empire
Arizona Multi-Family Housing Association
Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors
Building Owners and Managers Association
California Apartment Association

Primary Affiliation

Apartment Association of Greater Inland Empire