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 Expert  724601

Expert in Real Estate Expert Witness (Real World)


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has worked as a "real world" expert witness for 35 years. In the last five years, his clients have won over $80 million in judgments.
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broker dispute

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broker standard of care

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damage assessment

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real estate appraisal

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expert witness

He has expertise in the valuing, buying, selling, financing, marketing, developing, constructing or redeveloping office, residential, retail, resort and industrial projects.
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joint venture

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commercial real estate

Expert has been involved in 80 cases, over 20 depositions and 15 trials.
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landlord dispute

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corporate real estate

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real estate

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environmental impact statement

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joint venture

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economic market development

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market development

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commercial real estate

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conversion (tort)

His areas of expertise are: * Valuation * Damage Calculations * Standard of Care * Broker Standard of Care * Landlord Standard of Care * Landlord/Tenant Disputes * Partnership Disputes * Lender/Borrower Disputes * Buyer/Seller Disputes * Home Owner Association Disputes * Title * Construction Defects * Assessment Districts * Hazardous Material, Environmental Habitat and Ocean Protection

Expert's experience: * 35 years of experience as an expert witness * 35 years real estate broker * Managed $2 billion in transactions * Sold over $500M in properties * Entitled over 5,000 residential units; 2 million SF of office space * Developed over 2 million SF of projects * Conducted over 300 consulting assignments in 30 states

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mortgage lending

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real estate foreclosure

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California

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real estate dispute

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real estate damage

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real estate arbitration

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real estate acquisition


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  and San Bernardino, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1969   Masters of Science   Urban and Regional Planning (Urban Ecology)   University of Southern California  
1967   Bachelor of Arts   Political Science   University of Southern California   Dean's List

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Real estate expert witness, advisor and development manager for private, institutional, public and non-profit clients.

1998 to 2000

 

Arden Realty, Inc.

 

Howard Hughes Center

 

Senior Vice President

 

He was responsible for developing a 70-acre, 1.5 million square foot, Howard Hughes Centers, including office, retail, residential, hotel and health club.

1996 to 1998

 

Howard Hughes Corporation

 

Howard Hughes Center/Playa Vista

 

Senior Vice President

 

He was responsible for developing a 70-acre, 1.5 million square foot, Howard Hughes Centers, including office, retail, residential, hotel and health club.

He was part of a team that restructured the $200 million debt of Playa Vista.

1990 to 1996

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

He provided real estate advisory services and development consulting to Boeing, Hughes, McDonnell Douglas, and Bank of New York.

1983 to 1990

 

Linpro (Now LCOR

 


 

California Partner

 

Responsible for developing office, industrial, and residential projects.

1974 to 1983

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Real estate expert witness, advisor and development manager for private, institutional, public and non-profit clients.

1971 to 1974

 

Booz Allen Hamilton

 

Real estate consulting

 

Managing Associate

 

He provided real estate consulting to private and public clients.

1968 to 1971

 

Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency

 

Bunker Hill Redevelopment Project

 

Project Manager

 

He was responsible for all the public, private and infrastructure development of the 136-acre Bunker Hill project in Downtown Los Angeles.


Career Accomplishments:
Licenses/Certifications

California Real Estate License

Professional Appointments

Member, Board of Directors, Community Corporation of Santa Monica

Awards/Recognition

Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow YMCA, Community Builder Award Westchester LAX Chamber of Commerce, Sculptor of Change Award


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 20 publications


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Over 300 real estate consulting assignments
  • Market research for master planned communities; mixed-use development; office, retail, industrial, residential development
  • Financial analysis for master planned communities; mixed-use development; office, retail, industrial, residential development
  • For Bank of New York, he entitled property and sold land for 600,000 square foot office building
  • He evaluated real estate owned for various financial institutions; implemented property repositioning; and dispositioning
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
His litigation support experience includes expert witness services for Federal, State, and City governments, as well as private clients. Issues have included: profit participation, standard of care, litigation support, real estate entitlements, highest and best use, valuation, California Coastal Commission restrictions of use, fraud, real estate broker disclosure, hazardous waste, and bankruptcy.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Real estate market and financial trends; deal structuring

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Acquisition Predevelopment Due Diligence Entitlements Zoning Tentative and Final Map Market Analysis Budget and proforma analysis Residual land value analysis Land Development Project Management Marketing and Leasing Property Management Disposition


 

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