K. David Meit, CPM®, ARM®, GRI®

Mr. K. David Meit, CPM®, ARM®, GRI®

Oculus Realty, AMO®
817 Linslade Street, Suite A
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Mobile: 301-956-6244
Office: 301-563-9021
Introduction

An accomplished and qualified expert witness. Provides unbiased assessments and expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense in property management standard of care, premises liability, real estate partnerships, and related legal disputes. Expert opinions are based on professional experience, academic training, research, and the facts of each case.

An award-winning real estate executive with over thirty years of experience managing portfolios of conventional and rent-regulated multifamily, mixed-use, and retail properties in both suburban and urban markets. Experienced manager of all classes of property, from a tax credit to ultra-luxury. Skilled at developing best-in-class property management operating teams and preserving and enhancing value through operations. Institute of Real Estate Management accredited Certified Property Manager®, Accredited Residential Manager®, and Graduate, Real Estate Institute through National Association of Realtors®.


Areas of Expertise
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Industrial Hygiene & Mold
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Lost Profits
  • Premises Liability
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Damages
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Malpractice
  • Slip, Trip & Fall

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Principal Broker District of Columbia (License No. BR98358820)
Broker Commonwealth of Virginia (License No. 0225211150)
Broker State of Maryland (Registration Certificate No. 525482)

Institute of Real Estate Management
Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®) 2013 – present
Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) 2002 – present
Accredited Residential Manager® (ARM®) 1994 – present

National Association of REALTORS®
Graduate, REALTOR® Institute, (GRI®) 2002 – present
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Institute of Real Estate Management 1994 – present
Governing Councilor, 2018 – present
Chairperson, National Ethics Committee, Ethics Hearing & Discipline Board, 2015 – present
Vice Chairperson, Designations & Certifications Committee, 2023 – 2024
Vice Chairperson, National Finance & Audit Committee, 2017 – 2018
President, West Central Maryland Chapter 92, 2012
Chairperson, Region 3 Education Committee, 2007 – 2009
Member, National Education Committee, 2009

National Apartment Association 2000 – present
Member, Budget & Finance Committee, 2023 – 2024
Member, RPM Careers Committee, 2023 – 2024

Property Management Association 1996 – 2023
President, 2004

Apartment & Office Building Association 2000 – present
Director, Advisory Board of Directors, 2007 – present
Chairperson, DC Tax Working Group, 2007 – 2008
Chairperson, Education Committee, 2005 – 2006
Working Group Member, Rent Control Reform Amendment Act, 2005 – 2006

Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® 2002 - present
Member, Property Management Advisory Group, 2006 – 2008

National Association of REALTORS® 2000 – present

Urban Land Institute 2004 - present

District of Columbia Building Industry Association. 2018 - 2023

Maryland Multi Housing Association 2020 – present


Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 50 times
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: The standard of care in property management.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Six
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: February 2024
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Dozens
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Four
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Eleven
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert testimony, advisory services, research
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $0 for initial half-hour consultation
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $550.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $550.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $550.00 plus travel and lodging
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel and lodging over 50 miles from home office.

References

Available Upon Request