Commercial Real Estate Expert Witnesses

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Commercial real estate expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including property management, real estate development, real estate finance, commercial leasing, and real estate appraisal. Some of the most common specialties among these experts also include zoning and land use, property tax assessment, real estate brokerage, eminent domain issues, and the environmental impact on property value. They have provided opinions on the effects of market trends, property valuation disputes, lease agreement conflicts, foreclosure proceedings, and investment risk analysis.

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Douglas Lee SeemannView profile

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Mr. Douglas Lee Seemann

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Arizona

Mr. Douglas L. Seemann has over 39 years of experience in the field of Entomology. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Connecticut. Today, this expert is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Arizona and holds Qualified Applicator: Licenses in California and Arizona. Formerly, this expert served as a Managing Broker at Maxam Realty Advisors and as the Vice President of...

Construction and Commercial Building Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Construction and Commercial Building Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This expert is a building and construction professional with over 30 years of hands-on experience in the construction and building inspection industries. He has testified in numerous trials and depositions for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He has been qualified as an expert in construction and personal injury cases in courtrooms from New York City to Connecticut to Boston and has authored...

Real Estate Expert Witness | NevadaView profile

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Real Estate Expert Witness | Nevada

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Nevada

This highly qualified expert is the owner of an independent commercial and investment real estate practice. His firm specializes in land acquisition for development and investment; retail, office and industrial site selection; tenant representation; and investment acquisition and counseling. This expert has extensive real estate ethics experience. From 2001 to 2007, he served as the President of...

Hospitality Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile

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Hospitality Expert Witness | Virginia

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Virginia

This hospitality expert has extensive experience in facilities management, corporate compliance, and social responsibility. He has held numerous positions at top international hotel chains including Marriott International and The Ritz-Carlton. His positions have included leading overall maintenance of hotels and training individuals in proper maintenance and safety procedures. He has extensive...

Commercial Property Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Commercial Property Expert Witness | California

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California

This expert is a highly trained and experienced commercial real estate practitioner with a wealth of practical knowledge gained over more than 34 years of operating, leasing, maintaining and overseeing millions of square feet of all types of commercial properties. He is a certified property manager and teaches courses for both the IREM and BOMA which layout proper protocols for safety standards....

Commercial and Industrial Asset Backed Loans Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Commercial and Industrial Asset Backed Loans Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This asset lending, commercial contracts, and finance attorney currently works for a leading global law firm in New York. He earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1982 and has been a financial attorney in New York for the past 30+ years. The expert spent over 22 years with Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP, where he served as a Partner. He was also the Managing Partner of the New...

Heavy Manufacturing and Commercial Construction Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Heavy Manufacturing and Commercial Construction Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert is a Safety Manager/Engineer/Inspector with 20 years of progressive experience and a proven track record implementing safety programs to reduce incidents, improve environments and deliver measurable cost savings. He has a strong background in OSHA, Regulatory and EPA compliance, including advanced training, consulting, and instruction, having worked there for 9 years. He has developed...

Recreational Scuba and Commercial Diving Equipment Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Recreational Scuba and Commercial Diving Equipment Expert Witness | California

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California

This seasoned expert has been involved in the diving industry since the 1970s. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and also completed additional graduate work in Human Physiology and Exercise Physiology at both California State University, Long Beach and California State University, San Diego. The expert is certified as a Scuba Instructor...

Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Expert Witness | Georgia

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Georgia

This expert practiced bankruptcy and commercial law for 18 years between careers in academia. After his initial years of professional practice, he accepted a tenured position at Widener Law School in Delaware. He was appointed to the US Department of Justice by Ronald Reagan. He then returned to private practice. He limited his practice to Chapter 11s including service as conflicts counsel...

Commercial Lending & Due Diligence Expert Witness | OregonView profile

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Commercial Lending & Due Diligence Expert Witness | Oregon

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Oregon

This expert has been a licensed, practicing attorney since 1987. He regularly practices in both Oregon and Washington state, where he has represented numerous lending institutions, private lenders, small and large businesses, and individuals. His practice has spanned numerous commercial and business areas such as real estate transactions, commercial lending, bankruptcy, and litigation, among...

Pharmaceutical Marketing & Commercial Operations Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Pharmaceutical Marketing & Commercial Operations Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This Pharmaceutical Business Executive has a proven history of strategic marketing experience and increasing sales growth at Eisai, Roche, and Pfizer, among other firms. He previously served as Director of Marketing, the Head of Primary Care and Speciality Marketing, and the Head of Commercial Operations in the Americas at Eisai. He now serves as a consultant and mentor at the C-suite and Board...

Commercial & Residential Construction Management Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Commercial & Residential Construction Management Expert Witness | Maryland

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Maryland

This expert has 20+ years of experience in construction and contracting. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and then began his career with reputable constructing firm Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. The expert was a Project Manager for Whiting-Turner for 12 years. He founded his own contracting company in 2007 and his business currently provides residential and light...

Commercial Banking Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Commercial Banking Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert is an accomplished financial professional with over 30 years experience in the design and implementation of risk management programs, business plans, and budgets. His regulatory background includes senior positions at several US regulatory agencies, including the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, the Office of Thrift Supervision, and the Comptroller of the Currency. He is a certified...

Insurance Expert Witness | OklahomaView profile

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Insurance Expert Witness | Oklahoma

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Oklahoma

This expert has over 30 years experience as an insurance claim adjuster specializing in helping clients manage residential and commercial insurance claims after natural disasters or fires damage their property. He is a graduate of University of Central Oklahoma and a Certified Property Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He is licensed in 11 states. He is currently...

Real Estate Valuation Expert Witness | MissouriView profile

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Real Estate Valuation Expert Witness | Missouri

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Missouri

This expert has over 40 years full-time real estate appraising experience involving all types of properties. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in KS and MO and a licensed Gneral Real Propert Appraiser in KS, MO, and CO. Additionally, he is an instructor for CLE appraisal and real estate classes in 7 states. He recently conducted a CLE course titled "Handling Eminent Domain Cases in Missouri and...

Real Estate Appraisal Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Real Estate Appraisal Expert Witness | Maryland

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Maryland

This expert has 13 years of experience in residential appraising in most MD counties. She is a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, working with both lenders and individual clients to provide prompt and accurate real estate valuations for the purpose of purchase, refinance, estate and financial planning, tax appeals and other purposes. Prior to her position as Lead Appraiser/ Owner of a...

Commercial Mortgage Asset Management Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Commercial Mortgage Asset Management Expert Witness | Georgia

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Georgia

This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry and his expertise includes real estate asset management, mortgage loan servicing, risk assessment and mitigation and relationship management. After receiving his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Finance from Georgia State University, this expert went on to be a Contract...

Commercial Credit and Collections Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile

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Commercial Credit and Collections Expert Witness | Washington

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Washington

This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in business, international, consumer credit, underwriting, and collections. He received his BBA in accounting from the University of Hawaii and is a certified consumer credit executive (CCCE) by the Society of Certified Credit Executives. He started his career off at American Express as a manager and team leader for credit review and...

Oral Surgery Office Renovations Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Oral Surgery Office Renovations Expert Witness | Arizona

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Arizona

This expert has 26+ years of experience in the dental supply industry. He began his career as a Purchaser for SmartHealth and held this role from 1991 until 1998. After three years as a Territory Manager for Dentsply, the expert joined Patternson Dental as an Equipment Specialist & Office Designer. In this position, he was responsible for assisting practice owners in finding the proper equipment...

Microbial Contamination Expert Witness | TennesseeView profile

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Microbial Contamination Expert Witness | Tennessee

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Tennessee

This expert in microbial contamination of the built-environment has 21 years of experience. He specializes in root cause of microbial contamination related to all aspects of facilities, including water systems, HVAC/mechanical systems, production line, and supply chain. He owns and is the president of a Bio Lab in Tennessee which is an accredited microbial testing laboratory that specializes in...

Commercial Real Estate Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a commercial real estate expert witness in legal proceedings?

A commercial real estate expert witness provides specialized knowledge about property valuation, leasing, transactions, and market trends to assist in court cases or disputes.

What types of cases can a commercial real estate expert witness handle?

They can handle cases involving property disputes, lease disagreements, zoning issues, property management concerns, and real estate fraud among others.

Are there subspecialties within the field of commercial real estate that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes. Subspecialties can include retail properties, office buildings, industrial properties, multi-family housing, land development, and property management.

How can a commercial real estate expert witness help in a lease dispute case?

The expert can provide insights into industry standards for leases, interpret complex lease terms, assess fair market rents and opine on landlord-tenant responsibilities.

Why is it important to hire a commercial real estate expert with local market knowledge?

Local market knowledge is crucial as real estate values and practices can vary greatly by location. An expert with local insight can provide more accurate assessments and testimony.

How does Expert Institute select its Commercial Real Estate expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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