Office Buildings

  • Kearny SL1,LP vs. Mayhew Center, LLC

    Action No. C14-01167
    Superior Court, County of Contra Costa, Judge Steven K. Austin
    2014:  Appointed Receiver for Mayhew Center for three Class C office buildings located at 3301, 3317 and 3333 Vincent Road, Pleasant Hill, California.  The three buildings total 65,000 square feet.  The property has environmental clean-up issues and the Receiver is working with the Regional Water Quality Control Board on priorities, subject to Court approval.


  • GE Commercial Finance Business Property Corp. vs Shasta Ridge, LLC

    Action No. 154757
    Superior Court, County of Butte/Chico  - Judge Stephen E. Benson
    2011:  Appointed Receiver for 1390 Ridgewood Drive in Chico, California which consists of a single story 8,400 square foot office building.  The property had been back office space for a bank prior to the Receivership.  The Receiver listed the property with a broker for lease and/or sale.


  • MPC Antelope Valley, LLC vs GFT Properties, LLC; Dima, LLC: MCK Properties, LLC

    Action No. CGC-11-511206
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Loretta M. Giorgi
    2011: 
    Receiver appointed to manage and operate 460 – 462 Bryant Street, San Francisco, California.  460 Bryant is a three story with basement brick unreinforced masonry building while 462 Bryant is a one story with basement property.  There are openings between the buildings on the ground floor and basement levels.  The property was secured, extensive cleanup completed and abatement work required by the San Francisco Building Department was responded to by the Receiver.


  • GE Commercial Finance Business Property Corp. vs. Shasta Lassen LLC

    Action No. 153332
    Superior Court, County of Butte/Chico - Judge Stephen E. Benson
    2011:  Receiver appointed for 1360 East Lassen Avenue in Chico, California which is a single story 16,707 square foot office building.  The property had been a bank headquarters prior to the receivership.  The Receiver listed the property with a broker for lease and/or sale.


  • Wells Fargo Bank vs. Clair Robison, etc., et al.

    Action No. BG10525334
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Frank Roesch
    2010: 
    Appointed Receiver to manage and operate 1700 Broadway, a 10 story 28,000 square foot office building, located in Oakland, California.  Upon appointment the Receiver reinstated the insurance policy, engaged a leasing broker, continued negotiations on a lease in process and worked on remediation issues at the building.


  • CSFB 2000-C1 Oakland Office Building Limited Partnership vs TCC Swan Way LLC

    Action No. RG09443379
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Cecilia Castellanos
    2009: Appointed Receiver of a 52,600 square foot, three story, multi-tenant office building located at 80 Swan Way, Oakland, California near the Oakland Airport. The Receiver had authority to market and sell the property and engaged the services of a real estate broker to assist in the sale of the property.


  • Citibank, N.A. vs. Tay Sauveur and Hong Buu Sauveur

    Action No. 109-CV-143302
    Superior Court of Santa Clara - Judge Mary Jo Levinger
    2009: Receiver appointed for a two story office building totaling approximately 46,150 square feet with forty plus tenants in approximately 10,000 square feet.  Extensive deferred maintenance at the property and legal work to enforce lease provisions.


  • Luther Burbank Savings vs. Eugene P. Aureguy and Raymond A. Hackett

    Action No. CIV 094338
    Superior Court of Marin - Judge Verna A. Adams
    2009: Appointed Receiver for an 11,000 square foot two story office building in San Rafael, California.


  • Security National Life Insurance Co. vs. Cindy H. Nguyen, Lakami Professional Services, et al

    Action No. 108CV-109260
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Neal A. Cabrinha
    2008: Appointed Receiver to manage and operate office/commercial condominium units consisting of approximately 26,846 square feet located in San Jose, California.


  • Luther Burbank Savings vs. Aureguy & Raymond Hackett as Trustees of the Clare Hackett Revocable Trust

    Action No. CV083673
    Superior Court, County of Marin - Judge Terrence R. Boren
    2008: Receiver for an 11,000 square foot two story office building located in San Rafael, California.


  • Expert Witness for the Stevenson Office Building Litigation

    San Francisco, California
    Analysis of earthquake-damaged building and resulting vacancy issues in an approximately 10,000-square-foot office building.


  • Expert Witness for the Union Street Plaza Office Building Litigation

    San Francisco, California
    Evaluation of property management activities, with emphasis on the expense items, for an approximately 40,000-square-foot office building.


  • In re: The National Scrip Center, Inc.

    Action No. 04-11602
    Appointment: Chapter 7 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    2005: Elected Trustee by creditors in the case. The asset included a 30,000 square foot office building located in Santa Rosa, CA. valued at approx. $4.3 million.  Additional claims were investigaed by the rustee and counsel.


  • General Electric Capital Corporation vs R.B. Lake Amir Office, etc., et al

    Action No. CIV 433414
    Superior Court, County of San Mateo - Judge Mark R. Forcum
    2003: Receiver appointed to take possession and provide management oversight for three office buildings totaling 150,000 square feet located in San Bruno, California


  • In re: Raymond W. Hrdlicka

    Action No. 00-45827T
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2001: Sales of approximately $6 million of real property assets, both office and apartment, realized from bankruptcy estate. Debtor operated Bail Bonds business through 24 entities in 10 states where corporation was 100% owned by debtor. Additionally there were two entities where the corporation was 49% owned by the debtor and six sole proprietorships operating through one of the corporate entities. Interaction with Chapter 7 Trustee for corporate entities in matters where both estates have an interest in resolution and/or recovery. Compilation of account information for tax preparation and general Trustee duties. Negotiation and settlement of large insurer claim from $4,535,000 to $600,000.


  • In re: Ron McNiel, Sr.

    Action No. 97-56350ASW
    Appointment: Chapter 7 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2000: Liquidation of Pennsylvania real estate for $95,000. Investigation of promissory notes and numerous partnership interests. As Trustee moved for the appointment of a Receiver in partnership cases to manage and liquidate the assets. Receiver recovered approximately $3.8 million in partnership assets to the estate.  Additionally sold industrial property in Michigan for $500,000, retail property in Scotts Valley for $1.4 million and an office building in San Jose for $4,750,000 along with machinery and equipment for $2.7 million.


  • In re: W. R. (Peggy) Walker

    Action No. 98-4-6059 N
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall J. Newsome
    2000: Sale of real property assets comprising an apartment building which sold for $235,000 and office building which sold for $2,500,000 located in Oakland, California. Evaluation of proposed real property asset located in Oakland to be considered for an exchange. Compilation of accounting information for tax preparation and general Trustee duties.


  • In re: Ron McNiel, Sr.

    Action No. 97-56350ASW
    Appointment: Court Appointed Professional
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    1999: Appointed to facilitate/negotiate sales of real property as follows:
    Two retail buildings and residence - Scotts Valley
    Office building - San Jose
    Warehouse - Michigan
    Employed an investment banker to assist with the sale of Custom Food Machinery, Inc., a heavy machine equipment company located in Stockton.  Mediation and settlement of malpractice claims against attorneys for the debtor.


  • Wells Fargo Bank, a National Banking Assoc. vs. David A. Warshaw and Katherine A. Warshaw, et al.

    Action No.  808990-6
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge John Rabe
    1999: Manage one partially completed office building (15,375 square feed) located in Berkeley, California.  Complete tenant improvement work and assist major tenant (State of California) in move-in and completion of lease requirements.


  • Citicorp Real Estate, Inc. vs. Chrysler MacNally Corporation, et al

    Action No. 304815
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge David A. Garcia
    1999: Receiver for master lease of 223,000 sq. ft. historic office building with an additional 42,000 sq. ft. of retail space.  The retail space includes a food court with a dozen restaurant tenants.


  • Citicorp Real Estate, Inc., a Delaware corporation vs. Rincon Center Associates, et al

    Action No. 304816
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge David A. Garcia
    1999: Receiver for 320 luxury high-rise apartment units subject to below market rents program through the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency.  A 190,000 sq. ft. office building with an additional 20,500 sq. ft. of retail space with completion of tenant improvement work and lease negotiations.


  • 1801 Partnership, L.P., et al. vs. Bank of America, WHBA Real Estate Limited Partnership, et al.

    Action No. C94-04529
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Commissioner Judith A. Sanders
    1996: Receiver appointed to manage a commercial building consisting of approximately 33,000 square feet located in Walnut Creek, California.


  • The Bank of California, N.A. vs. Addison Street Associates

    Action No. 756592-6
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Sandra Margulies
    1995: Oversight and management of a 25,024 square foot commercial building located in Berkeley, California. Lease negotiation and extensions of existing lease, oversight of total roof replacement, ADA construction work, and tenant improvements.


  • The Bank of California vs. Ida Garfinkle, et al.

    Action No. C 94-02079
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Ellen S. James
    1994: Extensive tenant improvement work and ADA compliance on a three-story office building (23,600 square feet) located in Danville, California.


  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America vs. 580 California Venture

    Action No. 961171
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1994: Oversight of 23-story Class "A" high-rise building (340,000 square feet) located in
    San Francisco's financial district.


  • In re: Monarch Village Partners

    Action No. 92-5-2277-JRG
    Appointment: Liquidating Agent
    Northern District - Judge James R. Grube
    1993: Selection and supervision of property management company for on-site work. Selection of broker(s) for marketing and liquidation of one office building (15,000 square feet) located in Monterey, California. Completion of Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • Wells Fargo Bank vs. March Lane Developers, Ltd.

    Action No. 257163
    Superior Court, San Joaquin County - Judge Terrance R. Vanoss
    1993: Oversight and management of two office buildings (totaling 20,000 square feet) located in Stockton, California.


  • MIF Realty, L.P. vs. Leon S. Mason and Noreen A. Mason, et al.

    Action No. 93-05525
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Ellen S. James
    1993: Receiver appointed to manage office building (6,000 square feet) located in Lafayette, California.


  • Pacific Western Bank vs. Palm Court Partners, et al.

    Action No. 72220025
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge L.F. Martin
    1992: Receiver appointed to manage office building (20,000 square feet) located in Palo Alto, California.


  • Foothill Thrift and Loan vs. Zev Ben-Simon, et al.

    Action No. 941666
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1992: Oversight and management of an office building (27,000 square feet) and parking lot parcel located in San Francisco, California.


  • Balcor Pension Investors - V vs. International Teleport Plaza Associates

    Action No. 703161-2
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1992: Oversight, management and leasing of office building (120,000 square feet) located in Alameda, California.


  • California Western States vs. Pacific Properties dba Woodbridge Corporate Center

    Action No. 64-40-41
    Superior Court, Orange County - Judge Eileen C. Moore
    1991: Oversight and management of an office building (42,400 square feet) located in Santa Ana, California.


  • Security Pacific National Bank vs. HomeFed Bank, Federal Savings Bank

    Action No. 708874
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Ronald M. Whyte
    1991: Management of on-site staff of five people; accounting responsibilities; extensive tenant improvements and leasing activity at the PruneYard Towers office complex comprising two landmark Class "A" high-rise buildings (totaling 228,000 square feet) located in Campbell, California. 


  • FDIC vs. 3353 Bradshaw Road, et al.

    Action No. C-88-1173
    United States District Court, Sacramento - Judge Milton L. Schwartz
    1991: Oversight and management of an office building (54,000 square feet) located in Sacramento, California.


  • Resolution Trust Corporation vs. Raymond J. Castor, et al.

    Action No. 691-027-7
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1991: Receiver appointed to manage office building (50,000 square feet) located in Oakland, California.  Complete renovation in progress by City of Oakland.


  • In re: Storek & Storek/Environmental Center

    Action No. 3-90-04593
    Appointment: Property Manager
    Northern District - Judge Lloyd King
    1991: One office building (100,300 square feet) located in San Francisco, California. Engaged by the Trustee for full service property management. Supervision of three on-site staff and accounting responsibilities to comply with Trustee requirements.


  • California Federal Bank vs. Ritchie-Alameda Associates

    Action No. 664360-7
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Dawn B. Girard
    1990: Oversight and management of an office building (43,520 square feet) located in Alameda, California.


  • In re: Ruth Fairley Howard

    Action No. 4-88-03105
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Randall Newsome
    1989: Management of four single-family rentals and sale of one single-family residence located in Oakland, California, and one office building with warehouse facility located in Richmond, California.


  • Northwestern National Life Insurance Co. vs. 144 Second Street Associates

    Action No. 894214
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Maxine M. Chesney
    1988: Oversight and management of an office building (24,000 square feet) located in San Francisco, California.


  • FSLIC in its Capacity as Receiver for Vernon Savings and Loan vs. Douglas L. Chamberlain

    Action No. CIV 88-1058
    United States District Court, Sacramento - Judge Edward J. Garcia
    1988: Receiver appointed to manage office building (54,000 square feet) located in Sacramento, California.


  • Beverly Hills Savings vs. Alcosta Mall Phase III

    Action No. 621666-5
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Henry Ramsey, Jr.
    1987: Oversight and management of an office building (11,000 square feet) located near the airport in Oakland, California.