Real Estate Developer Expert 169205 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Commercial Construction. I am the Founder and President of a general contractor and commercial real estate developer. My projects include: commercial and industrial buildings; retail stores and shopping centers; cost of repair; manufacturing facilities and corporate headquarters; office and medical buildings; self-storage mini-warehouses; tenant improvements and renovations; and off-site street improvements and land developments. In addition, I have built and remodeled custom homes and apartment projects. As a commercial real estate developer, I have participated as a principal or manager in the ownership, investment, development, acquisition, financing, planning, design, construction, and management of over 1,500,000 square feet of commercial, industrial, and office projects. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Commercial Construction – Defect claims and cost estimate repairs; Code violations and cost to repair; Public Works Construction – Change Order and Delay claims; General Contractor Versus Subcontractor documentation issues; Commercial and Residential – Duties of Contractor to protect public safety; Subcontractor dispute with General Contractor over Bid and Scope of Work; Site Inspection to determine cost of repair on property damages; Real Estate Condemnation – Cost of Replacement for buildings and site improvements; Commercial Development – Standard of care and responsibilities of Real Estate Developer; City Versus Real Estate Developer regarding Entitlement and Permit approvals; Real Estate Developer Versus Bank on standard practices of Developer; Tenant – Landlord disputes over property damages; Real Estate Development – Standard practices of Commercial Developer on Shopping Center.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Cost Estimating; Site Inspections; City entitlement and permit processing; Construction Management.


BSCivil Structural EngineeringUniversity of Southern California

Licenses Certifications

California Contractors License – B General Building Contractor

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Arbitration Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases