Commercial Real Estate Expert Witnesses

Real Estate Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who may consult and testify on issues involving commercial real estate may be found on this page. These consultants may advise regarding office buildings, commercial buildings, commercial real estate transactions, and multifamily residential properties. They may also provide expert witness testimony on office buildings, real estate development, purchase contracts, real estate finance, property workouts, and medical building real estate, among other topics.

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Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, RPA, PCAM, CCAM, GRI, ARM (Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.)

Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, RPA, PCAM, CCAM, GRI, ARM (Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.)

Currently active as a day-to-day hands-on, licensed practitioner, consultant and expert witness in all aspects of real estate (except valuation) - standards of care, standards of practice, best practices, industry standards, and custom and practice for... Learn More ›

Allan D. Snyder (AFC Forensic Consulting - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)

Allan D. Snyder (AFC Forensic Consulting - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)

Introduction PROPERTY MANAGEMENT EXPERT • Premises Liability • Slip, Trip & Fall • Standard of Care • Wrongful Death • Fire Safety • Landlord/Tenant • Habitability, Health and Safety Codes • HUD Housing (Section 8) • Senior Housing • Discrimination Trial... Learn More ›

Ken Leonard (Leonard Associates)

Ken Leonard (Leonard Associates)

Ken Leonard is a SHOPPING CENTER and RETAIL REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST with extensive LITIGATION CONSULTING, LITIGATION SUPPORT services and EXPERT WITNESS experience serving leading Law Firms and "Fortune 100" Companies throughout the United States and in... Learn More ›

Steven D. Epcar, CPM (S.D. Epcar & Associates)

Steven D. Epcar, CPM (S.D. Epcar & Associates)

Certified Property Manager (CPM) expert in real estate and asset/property management consulting with 35+ years experience, including residential, commercial, retail, mixed-use properties. Extensive expert witness experience includes standard of care,... Learn More ›

James B Hibert (Market Street Consulting Group)

James B Hibert (Market Street Consulting Group)

Active Lender with over 30 years experience in Banking, Finance, and Real Estate Lending. Experienced in Trial and Deposition Testimony. James (Jay) Hibert was in the commercial banking industry for 25 years before leaving to form his own company,... Learn More ›
MCS Associates  --  Experts & Consultants In Banking, Financial Services, Real Estate & Insurance

MCS Associates -- Experts & Consultants In Banking, Financial Services, Real Estate & Insurance

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MCS Associates is a national consulting group with a special focus on Expert Witness and Litigation Consulting in banking, insurance, financial services, securities, real estate, economic & damages analysis,...
Michael J. Maglocci (Joseph J. Blake and Associates, Inc.)

Michael J. Maglocci (Joseph J. Blake and Associates, Inc.)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Maglocci, a 30+ year Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), has been employed as the Managing Partner of the Midwestern Regional Office since April of 1985. Prior to that, Mr. Maglocci was a Senior...
John G Minor (Complete General Contractors)

John G Minor (Complete General Contractors)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Complete General Contractors specializes in Commercial Restortation and provides Expert Witness and Consulting Services for attorneys, engineers, architects, building owners and insurance companies. We...
Linwood Gilbert (Urban Realty Solutions)

Linwood Gilbert (Urban Realty Solutions)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Linwood was a commercial real estate banker for ten years and was in the development business about ten years, where he had the opportunity to develop high rise office, historic rehab, retail, industrial...
Robert J Rodino (Rodino Associates)

Robert J Rodino (Rodino Associates)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 30+ years of operational and consulting experience in: • Shopping centers, Multi-family , Light industrial, • Office • Acquisitions/Dispositions • Development • Investment Analysis...
Howard N Shapiro (Howard Shapiro & Company)

Howard N Shapiro (Howard Shapiro & Company)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I have 40 years experience as a real estate developer in South Florida, 6,000 condos, 5,000 -acre land subdivision in Southern California: expert in due diligence, finance, construction, marketing, acquisition...
Douglas E. Johnston, Jr. (Five Management, LLC)

Douglas E. Johnston, Jr. (Five Management, LLC)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Doug Johnston is an expert witness in banking & finance, with a focus on forensic dispute analysis and due diligence review. His career includes having served as a CEO, President and/or EVP in leading...
Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, CFE, CVA, CFF (Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, An Accountancy Corp.)

Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, CFE, CVA, CFF (Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, An Accountancy Corp.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ms. Lesgart is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Valuation Analyst, and Certified in Financial Forensics, with over 30 years accounting experience. She provides specialized...
Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM (Coastal Partners, LLC Vice President, Property Management)

Jeffrey S. Lapin, CPM (Coastal Partners, LLC Vice President, Property Management)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Lapin is a certified property manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He has been an active property manager of all kinds of residential and commercial properties for...
Orell Anderson, MAI (Strategic Property Analytics, Inc.)

Orell Anderson, MAI (Strategic Property Analytics, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Orell Anderson specializes in real property damage economics and has consulted on some of the world’s largest challenges such as Hurricane Katrina, the Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Sites, the World Trade...
E. Robert Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC (E. Robert Miller & Associates)

E. Robert Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC (E. Robert Miller & Associates)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert witness in property management issues for all types of commercial and residential real estate. Experience in arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, property damage, security, standards...
Michael V. Sanders, MAI, SRA (Coastline Realty Advisors)

Michael V. Sanders, MAI, SRA (Coastline Realty Advisors)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Over 35 years experience in real estate appraisal, specializing in the analysis of value diminution and real estate damage economics, including experience in the appraisal of both residential and commercial/industrial...
Robert Kehiayan, CPM (Investment R/E Source)

Robert Kehiayan, CPM (Investment R/E Source)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Robert Kehiayan, CPM® has over 30 yrs experience in asset & property management & investment brokerage. He specializes in all types of commercial property including office & medical buildings, industrial...
Ann E. Reisch, CRE, CCIM, CPM, RPA (Reisch Consulting Group, Inc.)

Ann E. Reisch, CRE, CCIM, CPM, RPA (Reisch Consulting Group, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Ann E. Reisch is a real estate expert with a specialization in property management and leasing. Typical matters involve premises liability issues related to property operations, maintenance and management...
R. Britton Colbert, CHA, CHIA (Colbert Hotel Consulting, LLC)

R. Britton Colbert, CHA, CHIA (Colbert Hotel Consulting, LLC)

Location: Florida and Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: R. Britton Colbert is a 35-year+ experienced hotel operations executive with on-site operations experience with Sheraton Hotels and Holiday Inns, Inc., focused on generating positive Cash Flow for distribution,...
Maurice Robinson (Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC)

Maurice Robinson (Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: • Hotel and real estate industry business issues expert with 30 years consulting experience resolving disputes between owner-operator, borrower-lender, tenant-landlord and franchisee-franchisor....
Lawrence H. Jacobson ( A Professional Corporation)

Lawrence H. Jacobson ( A Professional Corporation)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Jacobson offers an impressive record of success as an expert witness in real estate, business and finance. Included among the numerous cases in which he has testified as an expert witness are disputes...
Barbara D. Nichols, M.B.A. (Nichols Real Estate & General Contracting)

Barbara D. Nichols, M.B.A. (Nichols Real Estate & General Contracting)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a Real Estate, and contracting expert with a unique background; having an MBA, from Cornell University and holding a Real Estate Brokers license and a General Contractors license. I am also an active...
Jack G. Cohen

Jack G. Cohen

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Over 30 years of experience in private money lending & real estate related cases. Plaintiff and Defense Private Money Lending Credit File and Qualifications Appraisals Evictions Foreclosures Industry...
John J. D'Andrea (Realty Solutions)

John J. D'Andrea (Realty Solutions)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. D'Andrea has been involved in real estate consulting, finance, investment, management, development, and/or brokerage for more than 25 years. His clients have included banks, investment banks,...
Brian H Kelley (BHK Associates, Inc.)

Brian H Kelley (BHK Associates, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PRESIDENT/CEO FOR THREE COMMUNITY BANKS, FORMER HEAD OF BILLION DOLLAR PLUS LENDING UNIT FOR INTERNATIONAL BANK - EXPERT IN BANKING, COMMERCIAL LENDING, MORTGAGE LENDING,CONSTRUCTION LOANS, CREDIT REVIEW...
Henry D. Haddock (CRE Solutions & Analytics, LLC)

Henry D. Haddock (CRE Solutions & Analytics, LLC)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Henry D. Haddock is President of CRE Solutions & Analytics, LLC. Mr. Haddock has served as a qualified expert witness in commercial real estate-related bankruptcy and litigation, as well as in general...
Paul Kastes, CPM (Paul Kastes CPM LLC)

Paul Kastes, CPM (Paul Kastes CPM LLC)

Location: Florida and Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Paul Kastes, CPM, LCAM is an experienced professional capable of providing NATIONWIDE credible expert witness services to attorneys and insurance companies. He specializes in income producing properties...
Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)

Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. It's Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 45 years of experience in the traffic engineering field. They specialize in forensic traffic...
David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC (Hotel & Leisure Advisors, LLC)

David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC (Hotel & Leisure Advisors, LLC)

Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: David Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC expertise is in the appraisal, market analysis, and litigation support for hotels, resorts, waterparks, amusement parks, conference centers, ski resorts, casinos, and golf...
George S Hedley (Hedley Construction & Development Inc.)

George S Hedley (Hedley Construction & Development Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: George Hedley, general contractor and builder of over 700 major commercial, industrial and residential projects, provides personal professional hands-on construction and real estate development expert...
Michael K. Ryan (CastleLyons Corporation)

Michael K. Ryan (CastleLyons Corporation)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: 45+ years in the real estate Industry. MBA from USC, CA and HI Broker's Licenses and CA Contractor's License. Expertise in entitlements, development, home building and broker/agent standard of care issues....
Michael F. Richards

Michael F. Richards

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Michael F. Richards has over 34 years of banking experience as a President, Work-out Specialist, Loan Officer, Organizer, and Director. He provides consulting and expert witness testimony for bank related...
Steven B. Norris AIA, RCE, HG, GE, EG, RG, GC, CASp (Architectural & Engineering Design Group)

Steven B. Norris AIA, RCE, HG, GE, EG, RG, GC, CASp (Architectural & Engineering Design Group)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Norris is a licensed Architect, Engineer and Contractor, whose litigation experience includes forensic analysis of large scale residential, commercial, industrial and public works projects. During...
Robert J. Rodino (Rodino Associates)

Robert J. Rodino (Rodino Associates)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: 30+ years of operational and consulting experience in: • Shopping centers, Multi-family , Light industrial, • Office • Acquisitions/Dispositions • Development • Investment Analysis • Brokerage...
John Dalkowski (National Real Estate Research, LLC)

John Dalkowski (National Real Estate Research, LLC)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: National Real Estate Research is a national real estate counseling and valuation firm specializing in litigation support, expert witness services and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III,...
Robert C. Sugarman, PE (RCS Performance Systems, Inc.)

Robert C. Sugarman, PE (RCS Performance Systems, Inc.)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Personal injury analyst. BA, MS, SM, PhD in physics & psychology (including MIT); 40 yrs R&D, teaching, trial testimony, industrial training, 'in the trenches'. Perception, vision, warnings, equipment/product...
John Pagliassotti (A.I.R. Forms Expert)

John Pagliassotti (A.I.R. Forms Expert)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: One of the foremost experts on the A.I.R. forms, John has over 30 years of transaction experience in commercial real estate as a broker, director of asset management for an institutional commercial property...
MPGroup (Michael S. Poles, GC, CM, RCI, DABFET, ACFE  )

MPGroup (Michael S. Poles, GC, CM, RCI, DABFET, ACFE )

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANTS + FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESSES + MEDIATION MPGroup is a collaboration of architects, engineers, contractors and other technical experts specializing in consulting, forensic expert...
Steven R. Fontes, MAI, CCIM (Mission Property Advisors, Inc.)

Steven R. Fontes, MAI, CCIM (Mission Property Advisors, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Fontes has 30+ years of experience in the appraisal of commercial real estate. He holds the MAI Designation from the Appraisal Institute and served as the 77th President of the Southern California...
Gerald M. Levy (Gerald M. Levy  & Co. LLC)

Gerald M. Levy (Gerald M. Levy & Co. LLC)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Levy is a real estate and banking consultant and serves as an arbitrator and mediator of real estate and construction disputes and as an expert witness on standards of practice for real estate lending,...
Jeffrey S Rothbart (Real Estate Expert Witnesses, LLC)

Jeffrey S Rothbart (Real Estate Expert Witnesses, LLC)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Rothbart is a seasoned real estate executive with over 15 years of direct experience in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Generally, Mr. Rothbart’s experience includes, but is...
Eric Forster (Eric Forster, LLM at Forster Realty Advisors)

Eric Forster (Eric Forster, LLM at Forster Realty Advisors)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Eric Forster LLM provides consulting and expert witness services in real estate and mortgage litigation, and has earned a reputation as a top real estate & mortgage fraud investigator. His 25+ year experience...
William R Nicholson (WRN Financial)

William R Nicholson (WRN Financial)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Nicholson has extensive experience as a senior and executive officer with major banks (PNC and Bank of America/Barnett), a REIT, a mortgage company and a thrift. He has served on the senior and executive...
Judi Souza, CSEO/CEI/NTP (Escrow Expertise)

Judi Souza, CSEO/CEI/NTP (Escrow Expertise)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Expert in both Title Insurance and Escrow matters. Consultant and court qualified Expert Witness with over 40 years experience regarding Standard of Care in numerous areas, including escrow/settlement...
Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)

Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Highly experienced, articulate Professional Engineer (PE) in several states and Prof. Planner (PP)NJ. Engineering expert with 43 years experience in Engineering and Environmental Consulting. Doctorate...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 20 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, insurance agencies, government entities and many other industries with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts...
Consolidated Consultants

Consolidated Consultants

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Douglas Minor (Easy Credit Relief Inc.)

Douglas Minor (Easy Credit Relief Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: As the Founder / President of Easy Credit Relief, Inc., Doug focuses on helping and teaching people how to understand the credit reporting system and manage their personal finances. Showing them the best...
Marjean K Pountain (Pountain Partners LLC)

Marjean K Pountain (Pountain Partners LLC)

Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support...
Allan D. Snyder (AFC Forensic Consulting - PEST MANAGEMENT)

Allan D. Snyder (AFC Forensic Consulting - PEST MANAGEMENT)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: BED BUGS, COCKROACHES & TERMITE EXPERT WITNESS Licensed: Branch 2 Structural Pest Control (Household Pests & Insects) • Bed Bugs, Cockroaches • Entomology, Insect Pathology • Rats, Mice, Ants, Moths •...
Hon. Steven Cohen (JD, MBA) (Cohen & Associates, Inc.)

Hon. Steven Cohen (JD, MBA) (Cohen & Associates, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: HON. STEVEN COHEN was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge from 2010-2015 with the Inglewood Office of Appeals having his appointment has now sunset. He is, an attorney and the President and CEO of...
Frank Ferrantello (Ferrantello Group)

Frank Ferrantello (Ferrantello Group)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Ferrantello has been practicing over 18 years with Licensure for over years. Projects such as: Expert Surveys, Diagrams, Exhibit’s, Testimony for damages and injuries such as: trip and falls, tree...
Jeffrey S. Weil

Jeffrey S. Weil

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Jeffrey S. Weil has been a California licensed commercial real estate broker since 1976, leasing and selling office, retail, industrial and investment properties. Mr. Weil has leased and sold millions...
Joffrey Long (Southwest Mortgage)

Joffrey Long (Southwest Mortgage)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Active in making, arranging and loan servicing of both hard money ("private money") and institutional real estate loans, and in arranging and servicing trust deed investments since 1979. President of...
Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)

Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and...
Matthew M Magdziarz (Real Property Consultants)

Matthew M Magdziarz (Real Property Consultants)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Real Property Consultants is a real estate valuation and consulting firm serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Matthew M. Magdziarz, MAI, a principal of the firm, has over 20 years of experience...
Prof. Paul S. Black (Paul S. Black & Associates, Inc.)

Prof. Paul S. Black (Paul S. Black & Associates, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Prof. Black is a trial experienced adjunct professor of real estate. He has been performing litigation support services for more than 35 years. He assists legal counsel with all aspects of the case and...
Merrill J. Reynolds, Jr. (Foresight Credit Group)

Merrill J. Reynolds, Jr. (Foresight Credit Group)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Foresight Credit Group (FCG) is a consulting firm specializing in expert witness testimony, and litigation support to financial institutions, attorneys and individual clients throughout the United States....
Stephen B McWilliam, ABR,CRB,CRS,GRI (Florida State Realty Group, Inc.)

Stephen B McWilliam, ABR,CRB,CRS,GRI (Florida State Realty Group, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Stephen is one of Florida's very best and methodical real estate experts involving both residential and commercial issues. These issues typically include state and federal litigation, arbitration, mediation,...
Richard L Murphy, MAI, SRA (Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC)

Richard L Murphy, MAI, SRA (Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC)

Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Richard L. Murphy has been a licensed general real estate appraiser for over 20 years and holds the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Murphy has a long history in the real estate, brokerage,...
Philip S Simmons, Esq. (The Simmons Group, Inc.)

Philip S Simmons, Esq. (The Simmons Group, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: A land use attorney and real estate broker for over 35 years. Provides consulting and testimony expertise specializing in mixed-use real estate investment, syndication and development operations, land...
James H Cantrell (Cantrell Associates)

James H Cantrell (Cantrell Associates)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Cantrell is a hands on property manager running residential and commercial properties. He is a Real Estate Broker and a Certified Property Manager(CPM) and is an instructor for the Institute of Real...
Craig Cherney (Real Estate Expert Witness)

Craig Cherney (Real Estate Expert Witness)

Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Private equity and pooled investment fund manager familiar with standards of care and fiduciary duties between investors and the real estate sponsor or developer handling the syndicated funds. Understands...
Peter Meer (PeterMeer.com)

Peter Meer (PeterMeer.com)

Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: For thirty years Peter C. Meer - owner and president of Meer & Company, Inc., has been involved in residential property management of single family homes, duplexes, condominiums, townhomes and other types...