REAL ESTATE

  • Allen Young vs Thomas Henderson, CallSocket, LC, et al

    Allen Young vs Thomas Henderson, CallSocket, LLC, et al
    Action No RG15778891
    Superior Court, County of Alameda, Judge Julia Spain and Judge Brad Seligman
    2016:    Appointed Receiver for the CallSocket Entities (CallSocket, LLC, CallSocket II, LLC and Callsocket III, LLC) and related CallSocket Entities (CallSocket, LP, CallSocket II, LP, CallSocket III, LP, CallSopcket Holding Company, LLC, CallSocket II Holding Company, LLC and CallSocket III Holding Company, LLC).  the Receive took possession and control of the Assets including the following:

         The Tribune Tower located at 409 13th Street in Oakland, CA.
         The Community Bank Building located at 1740-1750 Broadway in Oakland, CA.
         The Dufwin Building located at 518 17th Street in Oakland, CA
         A warehouse located at 1700 20th Street in Oakland, CA.
         The proceeds of the sale of the I. Magnin Building located at 2015 Broadway
             in Oakland, CA.

    The Court ordered the marketing and sale of the buildings, except for the 20th Street ware house, which were completed in 2016 and generated gross sale proceeds generated by the Receivership of Approximately $38 million plus the proceeds of the sale from I. Magnin of $8.8 million for a total of $46.8 million.

    Additionally, the Court ordered the Receiver to manage and operate the CS, LP businesses wich included an Oakland call center and a San Francisco incubator space located at the Twitter building.  The CS, LP call center was closed pursuant to Order of the Court.  The CS II, LP call center continued to operate in Oakland, CA but relcoated from the Tribune Tower to the Dufwin building.  Both call centr operations ar eEB5 projects and subject to USCIS.


  • ALZ Lee, LLC, et al, vs. Shacuan Sharon Lee, et al

    Action No. GCG-14-539032
    Action No. GCG-14-539033
    Action No. GCG-14-539034
    Action No. GCG-14-539035
    Action No. GCG-14-539036
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco, Judge Ronald E. Quidachay
    2015: Appointed Referee for six properties located in San Francisco, California in order to send a notice to submit verified claim per title reports within 20 days and request a response in 20 days.  Within 15 days of Receipt of  Claims, the Referee submitted a written Referee Claim liens report.  Supplemental reports were submitted as additional information was received.  The partition orders are pending.
    The properties include the following: 
    350 Beach Street, San Francisco, California - commercial building with a public parking structure, rental car office with parking and a restaurant

    71 Water Street, San Francisco, California  - a three unit apartment building
    1750 Grant Avenue, Unit B, Unit C, Unit D and Unit E,  San Francisco, California  - residential  condominium units
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  • People of the State of California vs. Wenshi Ni

    Action No. WWM595753A under Penal Code Section 186.1
    Superior Court, County of Alameda, Judge Tara M. Desautels
    2014:  Appointed Receiver under Penal Code Section 186.11 in June 2014 for two properties located in Hayward, California as follows:  571 Jackson Street, a two story commercial property and 991 St. James Court, a single story commercial duplex.  In December 2014 the property located at 3623 MacArthur Blvd., was added to the Receivership.  It is a single story commercial property with health related tenants.


  • Comerica Bank vs GFLIP III et al

    Action No. 39-2012-002802036
    Superior Court, County of San Joaquin - Judge Barbara A. Kronlund
    2012:  Receiver appointed to sell five parcels located in Lodi, California including 880 S. Beckman Road  and 901 E. Vine Street (leased premises), 1251 - 1255 S. Beckman Road (previously a Dodge - Kia dealership), 1045 S. Cherokee Lane (previously a Ford dealership), and 1130 S. Cherokee Lane (previously a used car dealership).  The Receiver engaged a broker specializing in automotive sales.  The 880 S. Beckman property resulted in a settlement for a discounted payoff to the secured creditor while the 1251-1255 S. Beckman Road peoperty sold for $1,500,000, the 1130 S. Cherokee Lane property sold for $325,000, and 1045 S. Cherokee sold for $1,075,000.


  • Gregory Finkelson, Trustee of the 2008 STVKA Trust vs Ludmila Romasenko, et al

    Action No. CIV 498926
    Superior Court, San Mateo County Unlimited Civil Jurisdiction - Judge Marta S. Diaz
    2012:  Referee appointed in a partition action to sell a four unit apartment building located at 879 Bellevue Avenue, Daly City, California.  The property was listed and sold for $880,800.00 (over the asking price).  The Referee worked with counsel on an eviction of a tenant prior to closing the sale and an accounting report for the Court.


  • In re: Mortgage Fund '08 LLC

    Action No. 11-49803-RLE-11
    Appointment:  Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Roger Efremsky
    2012:  Susan L. Uecker, Liquidating Trustee, under the Chapter 11 Liquidating Plan for the MF '08 Liquidating Trust.  The case has 572 scheduled investor accounts with total claims in excess of $79 million.  The Trustee worked with a commercial broker for national exposure of the sale of a $67 million land loan portfolio with property located in California, Idaho, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.  The Trust forclosed on three (3) San Francisco, California properties which sold for over $4.4 million and one (1) property in South Carolina with a pending offer of $2.7 million.  The Trust accepted a deed in liu of foreclosure on a Nevada property which was subsequently marketed and sold.  The Trustee negotiated a forbearance agreement and collected on a note valued at $1,250,000 .  There is extensive litigation pending.


  • Rabobank National Assoc. vs Acacia Real Estate LLC

    Action No. 39-2011-00271645-CU-MC-STK
    Superior Court, County of San Joaquin - Judge Michael Coughlan
    2011: Receiver appointed to manage and operate 349-421 Acacia Street, Tracy, California consisting of thirty-two (32) two bedroom, two bath apartment units with two car garages and one rental office.  The property has maintained consistent occupancy.


  • 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.


  • FBB REO LLC vs Athan P. Magganas, Edel Magganas, Dimitri Magganas

    Action No. C11-01962
    Super Court , County of Contra Costa - Judge Judith S. Craddick
    2011:  Appointed Receiver to manage and operate 33,000 sq. ft. retail strip center and office building located at 50 Sand Creek Road in Brentwood, California.  Extensive fire sprinkler system certification work and repair.  The Receiver engaged a broker to lease the property.


  • Union Bank, N.A. vs Derek M. Archer, Roxann M. Archer, La Belle Epoque Suites

    Action No. 26-56006
    Superior Court, County of Napa - Judge Francisca P. Tisher
    2011:  Receiver appointed to manage and operate La Belle Epoque and La Petitte Maison, a luxury Bed and Breakfast Inn, located in Napa, California.  The two properties comprise an eight room inn.  The Receiver engaged an experienced innkeeper and a broker to work on the sale of the Inn.  The property was sold for $1.6 million.


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

    Action No. 65110
    Superior Court, County of Tehama - Judge Richard Scheuler
    2011: 
    Appointed Receiver for 10 Gilmore Road in Red Bluff, California which consists of a single story 8,000 square foot neighborhood strip center consisting of three separate units.  Two of the three units are occupied by quality tenants with the third, previously a bank location, vacant.  The Receiver engaged a broker to lease and/or sell the property.  The Receiver completed and billed for the CAM (Common Area Maintenance) reconciliation.


  • 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.


  • Mehrdad Elie vs. Kathleen Smith, et al

    Action No. CIV471364
    Superior Court, County of San Mateo - Juge Mark R. Forcum
    2011:  Supplemental Order regarding Sale of Albion Castle, LLC assets which includes 881 Innes Avenue, San Francisco, California.  The property was listed for sale, marketed and sold for $820,000.00.  Receipt of funds from 1 Executive Way, LLC (Chapter 7 Trustee) for $1,080,000.00.


  • Central Valley 1206, LLC vs Del Valle Capital Corporation, Inc.

    Action No. 34-2011-00103034
    Superior Court, County of Sacramento - Judge Shellyanne W.L. Chang
    2011: 
    Receiver appointed for a single family home development with eighteen partially completed homes located in several parcels at Joseph Place, AnneMarie Way and Bernadette Place in Isleton, California.  The Receiver had the vacant property secured and weatherized during the receivership.  The Receiver also issued a thirty day notice to vacate to a tenant with no consent to holdover.


  • William Kaut vs. Judy L. Kelsey

    Action No. DR081241
    Superior Court, County of Humboldt - Judge Dale A. Reinholsten
    2011:  Appointed Receiver for the property located at 1270 Mill Creek Way in Fortuna California. The property includes a single family home and rented duplex.  The Order Appointing Receiver required the plaintiff and defendant to provide property information from 2003 to the present.  The receiver is reviewing  the information and will be reporting her findings to the Court.


  • 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.


  • Ittleson Lenin Anne Building LLV vs. Lenin Anne; Lakshmi Anne; Laukau Pouli Eteki

    Action No.  RG11567403
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Davide B. Hunter
    2011:   Appointed Receiver of a board and care facility with two buildings containing a fourteen bedroom, seven bath facility (primary building) and a five bedroom, three bath facility (second building).  The property was occupied and voluntarily vacated during the Receivership.

     


  • Deutche Bank National Trust Company vs. Ung

    Action No.  RG10553515
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Ronni MacLaren
    2011:  Appointed Receiver to manage and operate 1007 – 1009 Clay Street in Oakland, California.  It is a three story mixed use building with 25,400 square feet of space with the ground floor divided into two retail spaces and the second and third floors office space.  The Receiver had general liability insurance placed on the property.  The defendant filed bankruptcy and the Receiver  was excused from turnover during the bankruptcy.


  • Valley Community Bank vs. Thomas A. Felardo, individually and doing business as Felardo Construction

    Action No. RG10546392
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Winifred Y. Smith
    2011:  Receiver appointed to pursue the sale of five single family homes and one triplex located in Union City, Fremont, Newark and Hayward, California.  The Receiver engaged a  real estate broker to list the properties for sale.  The Receiver negotiated sales of the properties in the total amount of $2,689,000.00 subject to the approval of plaintiff and the Court.  The property information is as follows:
         1321-1325 D Street, Hayward, CA sold for $600,000.00

         32600 Ithaca Street, Union City, CA sold for $358,000.00
         34465 Bridgewater Place, Fremont, CA sold for $515,000.00
         42665 Roberts Avenue, Fremont, CA sold for $401,000.00
         5181 Lawler Avenue, Fremont, CA sold for $495,000.00
         36718 Ruschin drive, Newark, CA sold for $320,000.00


  • In re: Mount Diablo Young Men's Christian Association

    Action No. 10-44367-EDJ-11
    Appointment:  Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellan
    2010:  Chapter 11 Plan for the Mt. Diablo YMCA Liquidating Trust and Susan L. Uecker, as Liquidating Trustee.  The Trustee worked with a commercial broker on the sale of the 12.4 acres of vacant land located in Alamo, California.  The initial bid of $1,000.000 was subject to twelve (12) overbids by four (4) bidders which resulted in a final sale price of $1,650,000.


  • GECC vs. Walker

    Action No. S-CV-27386
    Superior Court, County of Placer - Judge Charles Wachob
    2010:  The Receiver was appointed to preserve, maintain and sell the vacant 4,420 square feet office building located at 680 Sunrise Avenue in Roseville, California.  A broker was engaged to actively market and sell the property subject to court approval.  The Receiver engaged a real estate broker to list the property for sale.


  • City National Bank vs. Rong Fu, Wei De Fu

    Action No. RG10496553
    Superior Court, County of Alamda - Judge Evelio M. Grillo
    2010:  Receiver appointed to manage and operate a mixed use building containing 22,000 square feet with 7 commercial retail units and 23 studio apartments.  The property is located at 122-124 14th Street in Oakland, California.


  • 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.


  • Boral Private Bank vs. Burt Hamrol, Customer Service General Contracting, Inc. Hamrol Development, Inc.

    Action No. CGC-09-493690
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Charlotte Woolard
    2010:  Receiver appointed for 408 - 418 Bosworth Street in San Francisco, CA which includes four buildings with two residential condo units per building that is approximately 70% completed.  The Receivership also includes 2 and 10 Rousseau in San Francisco, CA which include two buildings with two units in each that is approximately 15 - 20% completed.  The Receiver is working with a local contractor to secure the building and obtain a bid for completion of the work on the Bosworth property.  Insurance was placed by the Receiver along with renewal of permits for the project.


  • Cathay Bank vs. Cecil Cheng, Tsau Y. Ho, Mei Y. Ho, Edmund G. Chen

    Action No.  34-2009-00066861
    Superior Court, County of Sacramento - Judge Loren E. McMaster
    2010:  Appointed Receiver for a 67,385 square foot neighborhood retail center located at 4909 Auburn Blvd. in Sacramento, California.  Review of tenant imrpovement work completed on grocery store.


  • Clark Family Cases

    Action No. 4320
    Superior Court, County of Contra Costa - Judge Barry Goode
    2010:  Receiver appointed to collect any distributions that woul otherwise go to Diddo Clark and distrubute same to the judgment creditor until the judgment is satisfied.  The Receiver obtained $154,500 for the purchase of the Diddo Clark interest in Davis Fine Arts,k LLC.  The funds net of expenses were disbursed.


  • Istar FM Loans LLC vs OPT Golden Hills VAC LLC

    Action No.: FCS034795
    Superior Court, County of Solano - Judge Harry Kinnicutt
    2010: Appointed Receiver of a shopping center with 54,000 square feet of retail space.  Negotiated a Letter of Intent with Subway during the Receivership action.


  • Tamalpais Bank vs G.L. Premier Properties, LLC, et al.

    Action No. CGC-09-493817
                       CGC-09-493798
                       CGC-09-493800
                       CGC-09-493801
                       CGC-09-493803
                       CGC-09-493804
                       CGC-09-493805
                       CGC-09-493807
                       CGC-09-493809
                       CGC-09-493815
                       CGC-09-493817
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Peter J. Busch
    2009: Court Appointed Receiver for eleven San Francisco apartment buildings with 190 units.  The original plaintiff sold the note to a third party.  Seven of the eleven buildings were purchased at foreclosure by third party purchasers.


  • Cathay Bank vs Apex R.E.I.G.N. Corp, et al

    Action No.:  34-2009-0056482
    Superior Court, County of Sacramento - Judge Shelleyanne W. Chang
    2009: Receiver for an 11,000 square foot retail center located at 7472 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, California and referred to as Apex Plaza.

     


  • Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. vs. Superior Auto of East Bay, LLC

    Action No.  RG09437292
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Richard Keller
    2009: Receiver appointed to take possession of a 185,000 square foot Superior Toyota of Oakland dealership with a sales and service department located at 8181 Oakport Street, Oakland, California.  Worked with general contractor to complete work and obtain City of Oakland Occupancy Permit.


  • Amalgamated Bank vs. Windbridge, LLC

    Action No. CGC-08-483206
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Paul H. Alvarado
    2009: Receiver of a 51-unit condominium conversion project, commercial office to residential condo, and two retail spaces.  The project requires completion which includes:  preparation of a budget for construction in excess of $2.5 million and other professional fees and costs including the architect and engineer; approval of loan funding to the receivership estate; negotiation of a pre-construction and construction agreement with the contractor and completion of agreements with professionals including receivership counsel and DRE counsel.  Additionally the Receiver has oversight of the property which required securing the premises, following up on insurance coverage and engaging a security service.


  • Heritage Bank of Commerce vs. Toan Cong Bui

    Action No. 109-CV-140824
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge James Emerson
    2009: Appointed Receiver for two properties as follows:
    Pacific Grove Property - consists of a convenience store, service bay and gas station with three pumps each with two fueling stations.
    Marina Property -consists of a convenience store with a motel lobby and reservation area, a forty-one room motel in five two story buildings with combined area of approximately 15,000 square feet, and a gas station with a total of six fueling stations.  A broker was engaged to assist in the sale of the Marina property.


  • 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.


  • Tamalpais Bank vs. Duboce Development, LLC

    Action No. CGC-09-491838
    Superior Court of San Francisco - Judge Charlotte Walter Woolard
    2009: Receiver appointed for a 12,800 square foot mixed use building located in San Francisco, California.  The building is 4,000 square feet retail and 8,800 square feet office space.


  • Bank of America, N.A.as successor acting by and through CWCapital Asset Management LLC vs. Herman Street DE LLC, Sutter Associates DE, LLC, Trophy Properties I DE, LLC, LRL Citi Properties I DE, LLC, Walter Lembi, Frank E. Lembi, Frank E. Lembi as

    Action No. CGC-09-491063
    Superior Court of San Francisco - Judge Harold Kahn
    2009:  Appointed Receiver for sixteen (16) apartment buildings with 662 total units located in San Francisco, California. The Receiver engaged a third party property management company to work with the Receiver on the project.  Additionally the Receiver was ordered to conduct a financial review from June 2007 to August 2009.  After six (6) months in Receivership the defendant filed a Chapter 11 petion with the Receiver continuing in the bankruptcy proceedings under the Superior Court Order.


  • 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.


  • Salvatore Sarinelli vs. Salvatore Cortara

    Action No. CGC-05-444995
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Peter J. Busch
    2008: Appointed Receiver to sell a two unit residential building located at 55-57 Cotter Street, San Francisco, California valued at $799,000.00.


  • MMA Multifamily Equity REIT vs. PacTen Skyline, LLC et al

    Action No. M90466
    Superior Court, County of Monterey - Judge Lydia M. Villarreal
    2008: Receiver of a 40-unit condominium conversion project, of which eight units were designated below market units (BMRs).  The project required a vast amount of work, including:  preparation of a budget for construction and other professionals; completion of loan documentation (for a loan to the receivership estate); negotiation of a revised construction agreement with the contractor; completion of several agreements with professionals including the engineer and soil consultant, as well as Receivership counsel, Department of Real Estate counsel, local counsel to interface with the City and the Homeowners Association budget preparer; coordination, hiring and oversight of a new on-site resident manager; personal interaction with tenants; and review of DRE documents including CC&R's and Bylaws.


  • 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.


  • David Frank Rios, Trustee, et al vs. Morro Road Homes, LLC, Kelly V. Gearhart, Hurst Financial Corporation, et al

    Action No. CV 080437
    Superior Court, County of San Luis Obispo - Judge Charles S. Crandall
    2008: Appointed Receiver to investigate Morro Road Homes and numerous real estate transactions.  The Receiver issued a Report #1 advising the Court of the status of the real estate and various cash transactions.  Ongoing investigative work by the Receiver.


  • GECC vs. Elk Grove & I5, LLC

    Action No. 34-2008-00025756
    Superior Court, County of Sacramento - Judge ShelleyAnne W.L. Chang
    2008: Receiver of an 80,500 square foot shopping center located in Elk Grove, California.  Extensive work on tenant improvements through an existing construction loan requiring preparation of construction loan draw packages for submittal, approval and receipt of funds.  Accounting review of construction loan funding for a one to two year period.


  • Rabobank, NA vs. King City Community Partners, LLC

    Action No. M94964
    Superior Court, County of Monterey - Judge Robert O'Farrell
    2008: Appointed Receiver for a 400 unit residential project of which 30 units have been completed.  Of the 30 units, 20 units have been sold.  The Receiver is charged with retaining a broker and selling the remaining units, contracting for construction work to complete the City requirements, preparing a budget for funding with the lender, addressing any Homeowner Association issues and working with the City to resolve any issues.


  • Templeton Associates, a California General Partnership vs. Akshay Dave, et al

    Action No. 105CV50781
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Joseph H. Huber
    2007:  Appointed Receiver to sell a seven (7) acre vacant parcel located in Mountain View, California.  The Receiver entertained numerous offers and sold the property for $2,050,000.00.


  • People of State of California vs. Kaseem Mohammadi

    Action No. 386756A
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Julie Conger
    2006: Sale of defendants real property located in Union City, California pursuant to Penal Code Section 186.11.  The Receiver closed a difficult sale transaction for $860,000.  The Receiver collected and managed the criminal and civil restitution funds.


  • 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.


  • In re: Merchant Land Fund I, LLC

    Action No. 02-43663T
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2003: Appointed Chapter 11 Trustee of MLFI, the owner of approximately 2,156 acres of real property located in Contra Costa County. The majority of the property is unimproved with the remainder being the Roddy Ranch Golf Course. The Trustee managed the golf course, secured post-petition financing and negotiated for the sale of the property. The Trustee filed a Plan and Disclosure Statement.


  • Arbitration Between Friedman Development and Farming Company and Eliott Cushman et al.

    Action No. 74 M 180 00623 010LMF
    Arbitrator - Bruce W. Belding
    2003: Receiver appointed to sell 291 Geary Street, a San Francisco landmark office and retail building located on Union Square. The property sold for $25.1 million in a Receivership auction with seven pre-qualified bidders and 35 overbids.


  • Luther Burbank Savings, a California corporation vs. Phillip E. Anselmo, et al

    Action No. CGC 03419758
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Ronald Evans Quidachay
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court of San Francisco - Judge Carlson and Judge Montali
    2003: Appointed as Receiver to manage a 13-unit apartment building located in San Francisco, California. The defendant filed two bankruptcy petitions and the Receiver continued as Custodian under the Orders of the Bankruptcy Court.


  • Fyad Daya vs Mateo P. Tosbath, et al

    Action No. CGC-02-412827 Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge David A. Garcia
    2003: Referee appointed to sell 12-unit apartment building valued in excess of $2 million and located in San Francisco, California.


  • 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


  • Washington Mutual vs. David Engel and Gregory Gifford

    Action No.  410587
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Paul Alvarado
    2002:  Receivership of a five unit apartment complex located on 20th Street between the Eureka Valley area and the Mission District in San Francisco.  Four of the units having a variety of deferred maintenance items to be corrected.


  • Marriage of Petitioner: Ann Marie Meagher and Respondent: Malekpour Maleki

    Action No. FL 022262
    Superior Court, County of Marin
    2002: Receiver appointed to manage and operate real estate assets pending litigation.  The assets included a 26,185 square foot shopping center in San Leandro, California and a 16,955 square foot shopping center in LaBrea, California.  There are also six vacant parcels of land and a single-family home in Daly City.


  • 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.


  • First American Title Company of Marin vs. David A. Loss, Gina A. Loss, Shahnam Davani, et al

    Action No. CV011017
    Superior Court, Marin County - Judge Lynn Duryee
    2001: Oversight of approximately 800 acre ranch known as Rim Rock Ranch, which includes a ranch house on the premises.  The Receiver sold the property for $2.1million to a winery group.


  • Greenridge Terrace

    Palo Alto, California
    Consultant to Family Mortgage Corp., No. 15 and Eastern Savings Bank, engaged by FSB to assist in the auction of 36+ acres of undeveloped property with potential sub-division located at 16100 Greenridge Terrace, Los Altos, California in conjunction with the terms of FMSC NO. 15 vs. Greiner settlement proposal. Prepared a timeline for auction and costs, completed all activities in the timeline, prepared monthly reports and concluded the auction of the real estate for $5.2 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.


  • Cain vs. Jue

    Action No. 804655-8
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James A. Richman
    2000: Appointed as a Receiver to execute promissory note and deed of trust pursuant to a judgment.


  • 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.


  • Fidelity Federal Bank, FSB, a Federal Savings Bank vs. David Perry, an individual

    Action No.  CV780185
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - John F. Herlihy
    1999: Management and operation of an 11 unit apartment complex located in San Jose.  Complex had numerous health and safety violations that were corrected.


  • 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.


  • State Street Bank and Trust vs. Raymond T. Walters and Barbara J. Walters

    Action No. 808131-9
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Henry E. Needham, Jr.
    1999: Management and operation of a 5 unit apartment complex located in Oakland.  The property had no insurance coverage and numerous health and safety violations were corrected.


  • In re: Los Medanos Health Care Corporation

    Action No. 94-4-2864-J and 96-4-1356-J
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    1998: Liquidation of hospital equipment valued in excess of $1 million and sale of vacant parcels adjacent to hospital valued in excess of $1.2 million. Vacant parcels required rezoning subject to a General Plan revision. Completion of first disbursement of approximately $3.9 million to over 1,400 creditors including extensive amount of wage claimants and vendors.


  • In re: Susanna Shaw

    Action No. 98-31299-DM
    Appointment: Examiner
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Investigation and report to the court on estimated value of four San Francisco rental properties, Debtor compliance with San Francisco ordinances, Debtor's maintenance of accounting records, feasibility of the Debtor's Plan of Reorganization and whether a Chapter 11 Trustee should be appointed.


  • In re: Belmont Gardens Associates, L.P.

    Action No. 97-33270-DM
    Appointment: Liquidating Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Marketing and bulk sale of 19 condominium units for $3,850,000. Completion of Department of Real Estate requirements to obtain White Report, including budgeting and construction reports. Disbursement to creditors pursuant to an Order of the Court.


  • In re: StreamLogic Corporation

    Action No. 97-32984 DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Management and sale of 80,000 sq. ft. industrial property located in Chatsworth, California for $2.8 million. StreamLogic developed and manufactured information storage products and systems; designed, manufactured, and sold disk drives; and publicly traded stock. Extensive claims work relating to defective merchandise and warranty claims for disk drives. Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • Federal National Mortgage Association vs. Vera Cruz Group, Village Green Group, et al.

    Action No. 168418
    Superior Court, Stanislaus County - Judge Hugh Rose III
    1998: Management of on-site staff of five people for an apartment complex consisting of 115 units located in Modesto, California.  


  • California Federal Bank vs. Iliabee Headrick

    Action No. C 98-01385
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Barbara Zuniga
    1998: Oversight and management of a residential complex consisting of 6 units located in Antioch, California.  Extensive life-safety requirements to supervise.


  • Berneking vs. Zweig

    Action No. 993219
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Raymond Williamson, Jr.
    1998: Receiver appointed to manage a mixed-use property consisting of five residential units and one commercial unit in San Francisco, California.  Work on parking/zoning issue with the City of San Francisco.


  • First Republic Bank vs. Ira Lawson

    Action No. L011000
    Superior Court, Solano County - Judge Richard M. Harris
    1998: Oversight and management of an apartment complex consisting of 12 units located in Vallejo, California.


  • Wilshire Credit Corporation vs. Robert E. Oslar, Kay C. Oslar, et al.

    Action No. SCV 215630
    Superior Court, Sonoma County - Judge Lawrence K. Sawyer
    1997: Receiver appointed to manage a commercial property consisting of a 24-lane bowling center comprising approximately 27,000 square feet located in Windsor, California.  Renegotiation of lease.


  • Great Northern Insured Annuity Corp. vs. Firouzbakht, et al.

    Action No.V97000098
    Superior Court, Yolo County - Judge Thomas E. Warriner
    1997: Oversight and management of retail property consisting of approximately 26,110 square feet located in Woodland, California.


  • The Goldworthy Corporation, et al. vs. United Cities International, Inc./Luxalon Incorporation

    Action No. 400459
    Superior Court, San Mateo County - Judge Rosemary Pfeiffer
    1997: Receiver appointed to manage a mixed-use building (retail space comprising approximately 3,200 square feet, office space comprising approximately 7,500 square feet, and 12 residential units) located in Daly City, California.


  • Bank of the Orient vs. Gillian J. Hall, Stefanie A. Jackson, Ajay L. Jackson, et al.

    Action No. 787926?5
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Sandra L. Margulies
    1997: Oversight and management of a mixed-use building (retail space comprising approximately 2,130 square feet, and 2 residential units) located in Berkeley, California.


  • Federal National Mortgage Association vs. Farber, Evans, et al.

    Action No. 171886
    Superior Court, Marin County - Judge Lynn Duryee
    1997: Oversight and management of a 39-unit apartment complex located in San Rafael, California.  Extensive code violation compliance work required.


  • Bank of the Orient vs.Prospero Asen - Loo, Bette Asen-Loo, et al.

    Action No. 990614
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Raymond D. Williamson, Jr.
    1997: Oversight and management of a retail building consisting of approximately 6,200 square feet located in San Francisco, California.


  • Daiwa Finance Corp. vs. Robert A. Imhoff, et al.

    Action No. 989327
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Raymond D. Williamson, Jr.
    1997: Receiver appointed to manage a mixed-use building (retail space comprising approximately 9,000 square feet, and 63 residential units) located in San Francisco, California.


  • Daiwa Finance Corp. vs. Robert A. Imhoff, et al.

    Action No. 989325
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Raymond D. Williamson, Jr.
    1997: Oversight and management of a mixed-use building (retail space comprising approximately 4,000 square feet, and 32 residential units) located in San Francisco, California.


  • Gilbert E. Brigham and Eunice Silva Taylor  vs. James A. Bobb, et al.

    Action No. 964276 and 975107
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Raymond D. Williamson, Jr.
    1997: A payment plan was established between the plaintiffs and defendants, and the Receiver monitored  the compliance for a residential property located in San Francisco, California.


  • General Electric Capital Corporation vs. Oakland Brokaw Partners

    Action No. CV756211
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Jeremy Fogel
    1996: Oversight and management of an 83,600-square-foot research-and-development building located in San Jose, California; negotiation of lease for 15,220 square feet; oversight of tenant improvement buildout of $228,000.


  • Berkeley Federal Bank & Trust FSB vs. Roger Huddlestone, Laura Huddlestone, et al.

    Action No. 765167-6
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Sandra Margulies
    1996: Management of on-site staff of three people for an apartment complex consisting of 67 units located in Oakland, California.


  • 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.


  • Bank of America National Trust & Savings Association, et al. vs. Mathew F.C. Miau, et al.

    Action No. CV758287
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Mead Ambler
    1996: Oversight and management of a research-and-development building consisting of approximately 20,946 square feet located in Santa Clara, California.


  • Donald Bruzzone, Mary A. Bruzzone, et al. vs. Russell Bruzzone, Milton Bruzzone, et al.

    Action No. 723019-0
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge William A. McKinstrey
    1996: Sale of three parcels of unimproved land totaling 8.3 acres for $2,600,000 and located in Alameda, California.


  • New Horizons Savings and Loan Association vs. Ben Minh Ly, Minh Thi Ly, et al.

    Action No. 213959
    Superior Court, Sonoma County
    1996: Receiver appointed to manage a six-unit residential property located in Santa Rosa, California.


  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Packwood, Szakacs and Hollinger, Raymond G. Packwood, et al.

    Action No. 96AS05931
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - Judge John R. Lewis
    1996: Oversight and management of a retail/commercial property consisting of approximately 18,000 square feet located in Sacramento, California.


  • In re: Richard D. Klinger and Peggy J. Klinger, Debtors

    Action No. 94-43198 T
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1995: Liquidation of estate; oversight of long-term toxic remediation work at estate property requiring interaction with California Regional Water Quality Board; and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • Robert E. Stithem and Margaret M. Stithem vs. Frederick Lewis, III, Adam Wong, et al.

    Action No. C94-05561
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Judith A. Sanders
    1995: Receiver appointed to manage two 8-unit apartment buildings located in Concord, California.


  • TC Mortgage Trust 1994-N2 and State Street Bank vs. California United Development Corporation

    Action No. 391522
    Superior Court, San Mateo County - Judge Walter H. Harrington, Jr.
    1995: Oversight and management of an 11,000 square foot commercial building located in Foster City, California.


  • The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) vs. Michael W. Whipple, et al.

    Action No. 163201
    Superior Court, Marin County - Judge Richard H. Breiner
    1995: Receiver appointed to manage a 22,000 square foot commercial building located in San Rafael, California.


  • RTC Mortgage Trust 1994-N2 and State Street Bank vs. Alan Sommers Ovson, et al.

    Action No. 969823
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1995: Oversight and management of a 37,100 square foot commercial building located in San Francisco, California.


  • Coast Federal Bank vs. Dorotea Diaz, Paula Diaz, Jack D. Heath, et al.

    Action No. L4927
    Superior Court, Solano County - Judge Richard M. Harris
    1995: Receiver appointed to manage a 16-unit apartment complex located in Vallejo, California.


  • Yasuda Bank and Trust Company (U.S.A.) vs. Arisim/La Caze Vallejo Plaza Associates

    Action No. L 005058
    Superior Court, Solano County - Judge Dwight C. Ely
    1995: Oversight and management of a 330,000 square foot shopping center, known as Vallejo Plaza, located in Vallejo, California; negotiation of lease for 50,000 square foot grocery store; oversight of tenant improvement buildout of $850,000; and supervision of on-site property manager.


  • First Interstate Mortgage Company vs. Edward W. Mattos, Maryann R. Mattos, et al.

    Action No. CV752088
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Richard O. Turrone
    1995: Receiver appointed to manage a 5,889 square foot commercial building comprised of four units, located in Gilroy, 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.


  • First National Bank of Chicago as Trustee and agent AMRESCO/CPC Joint Venture vs. Richard O. Choy, et al.

    Action No. 972299
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge William Cahill
    1995: Oversight of  building including retail (restaurant and grocery store) and residential (two units) located in San Francisco, California.


  • Wells Fargo Bank, Petitioner, In the Matter of the Peter Venturino Trust Under Will

    Action No. 265064
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Pro Tempore Carol Yaggy
    1995: Oversight and management of a retail property in San Francisco, California with total roof  replacement,  pursuant to Court order for the trust.


  • The Goldworthy Corporation, et al. vs. United Cities International, Inc.

    Action No. 394186
    Superior Court, San Mateo County - Judge Mark R. Forcum
    1995: Oversight and management of a mixed-use building (retail space comprising approximately 3,200 square feet, office space comprising approximately 7,500 square feet, and 12 residential units) located in Daly City, California; extensive work performed in response to local Fire Department requirements; oversight of tenant improvement build out.


  • First Interstate Bank of California vs. Amber Grove Investors, Alta Sunrise Partnership, et al.

    Action No. 95AS06179
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - Judge John R. Lewis
    1995: Occupancy rate increased from 67% to 92% under receivership for a 109-unit apartment complex (approximately 77,800 square feet) located in Sacramento, California.  Management of on-site staff of four people; required extra attention due to extensive deferred maintenance.


  • In re: Kellar

    Action No. 92-50698-JRG
    Appointment: Liquidating Agent
    Northern District - Judge James Grube
    1994: Liquidation of apartment complexes located in San Jose and Los Gatos, California.


  • Investments in Real Estate Growth Fund vs. Granada Associates, et al.

    Action No. 538963
    Superior Court, County of Sacramento - Judge Fred K. Morrison
    1994: Oversight and management of an 88-unit apartment complex located in Sacramento, California.


  • Coast Federal Bank vs. Richard Hague, Linda Hague

    Action No. 731684-1
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1994: Receiver appointed to manage 24-unit apartment building located in Oakland, California.


  • Coast Federal Bank vs. F&M Limited No. 1 et al.

    Action No. 538652
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - Judge Joel S. Gray
    1994: Oversight of vacant commercial property (15,100 square feet) located in Sacramento, California.


  • Yun So Chang, et al. vs. Golden Bull Partners, et al.

    Action No. 731481-8
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1994: Oversight and management of a four-story commercial building (approximately 40,000 square feet) located in Oakland, California; four ground level tenants only.


  • Topa Thrift and Loan Association vs. Melzetta M. Gary

    Action No. 711039-9
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1994: Receiver appointed to manage four-unit apartment buildings located in Berkeley, California.


  • 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.


  • James C. Gardner, et al. vs. Kenneth's Enterprises, Inc.

    Action No. H-176522-3
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Hayward Division- Judge Ronald M. Sabraw
    1994: Oversight and management of a 43-unit apartment complex located in Hayward, 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.


  • Bank of San Pedro vs. Frank Schuette, Debora Schuette, et al.

    Action No. 055960
    Superior Court, Yuba County - Judge Robert C. Lenhard
    1994: Receiver appointed to manage a 35-unit apartment complex comprised of three buildings, one completely vacant and boarded up, the other two with a total of five tenants.  Interaction with County due to pending public nuisance action.


  • Invest-Drive of Florida, Inc. vs. Broadway-Burlingame

    Action No. 29812
    Superior Court, Lake County - Judge John J. Golden
    1994: Oversight of 20-unit apartment building located in Clearlake, California.


  • Coast Federal Bank vs. Gerald P. Gulseth, Mary Jane Gulseth, et al.

    Action No. 738690-5
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1994: Oversight and management of an 8-unit apartment complex located in San Leandro, California.


  • American General Life Insurance vs. India Basin Plaza, et al.

    Action No. 961974
    Superior Court, San Francisco County- Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1994: Receiver appointed to manage a 47,700-square-foot industrial complex located in San Francisco, California.


  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America vs. Orchard Investment Company, et al.

    Action No. CV746058
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Richard C. Turrone
    1994: Oversight of San Jose office and research and development properties totaling 1,646,669 square feet and comprising 16 buildings.


  • In re: Po Ying Chern

    Action No. 93-92452
    Appointment: Examiner
    Eastern District - Judge J.W. Hedrick, Jr.
    1993: Management of one 84-unit apartment complex located in Concord, California.


  • In re: Taldan Investment Company, Inc.

    Action No. 92-32514-LK
    Appointment: Liquidation Agent
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1993: Liquidation of 60 condominium units located in Oakland sold for approximately $100,000 a unit, 4 luxury condominium units in San Francisco sold for $725,000 - $1.9 million, one mini-storage facility with 964 units located in San Mateo and sold for $5,825,000,  vacant land (15.6 acres) located in Tiburon for $2.2 million, vacant land at Ocean Beach in San Francisco for $3 million and one medical building in San Mateo which sold for $1.8 million.  Operation of mini-storage facility and management of medical building. Completion of Chapter 22 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: E. Chad and Joan Dwyer

    Action No. 92-5-2279-JRG
    Appointment: Liquidating Agent
    Northern District - Judge James R. Grube
    1993: Liquidation of securities and sale of one single-family home. Extensive negotiations and analysis of investment partnerships with eventual liquidation. Completion of the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • 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.


  • GE Capital Asset Management Corporation vs. California Apartment Properties, Ltd., et al.

    Action No. 531391
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - judge Ronald B. Robie
    1993: Management of on-site staff of eight people; accounting responsibilities for 280-unit apartment complex located in Sacramento, California.


  • Growers Produce vs. Hoon Chul Chun, United Produce, et al.

    Action No. C92-04146
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge David A. Dolgin
    1993: Sale of real and personal property located in Richmond, California, pursuant to judgment of foreclosure.


  • Topa Thrift & Loan Association vs. Melzetta M. Gary, et al.

    Action No. 711099-9
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1993: Receiver appointed to manage two four-unit apartment buildings located in Berkeley, California.


  • GE Capital Asset Management Corp. vs. Marconi Terrace Associates, et al.

    Action No. 533588
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - Judge Ronald B. Robie
    1993: Oversight and management of a 94-unit apartment complex located in Sacramento, California.


  • Fidelity Federal Bank vs. Leopold Reiter, et al.

    Action No. 726140
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Thomas P. Hansen
    1993: Receiver appointed to manage 18-unit apartment building and one 24-unit apartment building located in San Jose, California.  Involved uninhabitable action brought by the Legal Aid Society.


  • 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.


  • Eva Roza dba Roza & Company vs. Richard A. McArdle, et al.

    Action No. 718614-1
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Demetrios P. Agretelis
    1993: Receiver appointed to manage 17-unit apartment building located in San Lorenzo, California; one six-unit apartment building located in San Mateo, California.


  • Shenyang Ying Yun Business Group vs. Park International, Inc., et al.

    Action No. C-92-03703
    United States District Court, San Francisco - Judge Marilyn Hall Patel
    1993: Enforcement of a judgment with industrial property located in Hayward, California; commercial property located in San Jose, California; and residential property located in Foster City, California.


  • Topa Thrift & Loan Association vs. Tsunoda Investment Company, et al.

    Action No. 734531
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge William F. Martin
    1993: Oversight and management of an 88-unit apartment complex and one 70-unit apartment complex located in Mountain View, California.


  • Crown Life Insurance Company vs. Seaboard Partners, et al.

    Action No. CV 735126
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Jeremy D. Fogel
    1993: Receiver appointed to manage industrial building (54,000 square feet) located in San Jose, California.


  • State Street Bank and Trust Company, as Trustee vs. CEI Management Services

    Action No. 385114
    Superior Court, San Mateo County - Judge Walter H. Harrington, Jr.
    1993: Oversight and management of a 94-unit apartment complex and one 126-unit apartment complex located in Pacifica, California.


  • Topa Thrift & Loan Association vs. Rita Schoenborn

    Action No. 725660-0
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1993: Receiver appointed to manage 15-unit apartment building located in Oakland, California.


  • First Republic Thrift & Loan vs. Elouise Duncan, Homayoun Naimi, et al.

    Action No. 727157-9
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1993: Oversight and management of a rent-controlled 62-unit boarding house, plus four ground-level retail spaces, located in Berkeley, California.  Interaction with Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board following difficult prior history.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • In re: Sacramento Greystone Condominiums

    Action No. 92-31465-TC
    Appointment: Property Manager
    Northern District - Judge Lloyd King
    1992: Five apartment buildings totaling 88 units located in Sacramento, California. Engaged by the responsible person for full service property management. Supervision of two person on-site staff and accounting responsibilities to comply with Trustee requirements.


  • Dennis M. Carlin vs. Pine Street Properties, Joseph Gereghty, et al.

    Action No. 63596
    Superior Court, Napa County - Judge Wes Walker
    1992: Oversight and management of a 17-unit apartment building located in Calistoga, California.


  • FDIC vs. Brill & Harrington Investments, et al.

    Action No. C-91-2452
    United States District Court, District of Columbia - Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson
    1992: Oversight, management and leasing of industrial building (72,000 square feet) located in Fremont, 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.


  • Topa Thrift vs. MacAdam, et al.

    Action No. 941707
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1992: Oversight and management of a seven-unit apartment building located in San Francisco, California.


  • The Bank of California vs. Piu Yeung

    Action No. 941749
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Edward Stern
    1992: Receiver appointed to manage two retail buildings (totaling 15,000 square feet) with primarily restaurant tenants 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.


  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Richard R. Williams, et al.

    Action No. 723390
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Peter G. Stone
    1992: Completed work to cure severe code violations.  Oversight and management of a 37-unit apartment building located in Santa Clara, California.


  • Odisseus Berouklis vs. 1743 Golden Gate Partners, Ltd., et al.

    Action No. 67662-9
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge James R. Lambden
    1991: Receiver appointed to manage 45-unit apartment building located in Oakland, California.


  • TRW Title Insurance, Inc. vs. Richard A. Espicha, Mariner Associates and Mariner Holding

    Action No. C-91-3626
    United States District Court, San Francisco - Judge Charles A. Legge
    1991: Fraudulent activity case with three apartment buildings, one industrial building, six condominium units, and seven single-family homes located in Houston, Texas; 19 single-family homes and one duplex in the Bay Area; and several notes receivable.


  • 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.


  • In re: Majestic Wine Corporation

    Action No. 4-89-00474
    Appointment: Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Randall Newsome
    1991: Liquidation of two real property leases, extensive work and interaction with the PBGC in winding up the pension plan, disbursements to creditors and completion of the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • 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. 


  • Sumitomo Bank of California vs. Cannery Park I & II

    Action No. 709864
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Ronald M. Whyte
    1991: Management of on-site staff, extensive tenant improvements and leasing activity for industrial building (198,780 square feet) located in San Jose, 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.


  • Home Savings of America FSB vs. Richard J. Wanless, et al.

    Action No. 936632
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart B. Pollak
    1991: Oversight and management of a three-unit apartment building located in San Francisco, 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.


  • Security Pacific National Bank vs. Ran-Rob Tool & Die

    Action No. 672083-8
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Dawn B. Girard
    1990: Coordinated toxic remediation program for a manufacturing and distribution facility (84,200 square feet) located in Oakland, California. Coordinated toxic remediation program.


  • In re: Advalloy, Inc.

    Action No. 3-90-003399
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1990: One office/light warehouse building (15,000 square feet) housing a precision-stamped leadframe manufacturing business located in Palo Alto, California. Toxic remediation issues.


  • 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.


  • Security Pacific National Bank vs. Cobbledick-Kibbe, Inc.

    Action No. 664824-0
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Dawn B. Girard
    1990: Coordinated toxic remediation program for industrial facility (120,000 square feet) located in Oakland, California.


  • Parmar vs. Parmar

    Action No. 649703-5
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Michael E. Ballachey
    1989: Sale of retail outlet plus an additional retail outlet with real estate and restaurant sublease located in Berkeley, California, and a manufacturing outlet with wholesale distribution located in San Leandro, California.  All assets sold pursuant to partnership dissolution.


  • John Walsh vs. Ganulin dba Presidio Place Partnership

    Action No. 900947
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Ira A. Brown, Jr.
    1989: Construction work on four luxury condominiums located in San Francisco, 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.


  • In re: Sonoma Valley Corporation

    Action No. 1-87-00428
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1989: Holding corporation for El Dorado Inn, Inc. (see above).


  • In re: El Dorado Inn, Inc.

    Action No. 1-86-00821
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1989: A historic inn located in Sonoma, California.


  • In re: Bair Island Marina

    Action No. 4-88-00769-W
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Randall Newsome
    1989: Enforced existing sale of 7.3 acres of undeveloped land located in South San Francisco, California.


  • Dubay vs. Simmons

    Action No. 880-813 (appointed as Referee)
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Ralph J. Flageollet
    1988: Sold single-family residence located in San Francisco, California pursuant to a partition action.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • In re: Edward Estreito

    Action No. 3-86-03800
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1987: Three apartment buildings totaling 90 units, one single-family mansion located on Broadway in San Francisco and one single-family residence located in Bolinas, 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.


  • Gibraltar Savings vs. Markwest Corp.

    Action No. 34873
    Superior Court, Nevada County - Judge Harold Wolters
    1986: Receiver appointed to manage 11-unit medical building and one six-unit medical building located in Grass Valley, California.


  • Dolores Magpantay vs. Adelaida C. Alejo

    Action No. 854-286
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Ollie Marie-Victoire
    1986: Sale of  single-family residence located in San Francisco, California  pursuant to a partition action.


  • In re: Bay Area Location Caterers dba The Boathouse

    Action No. 3-85-02653
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Jack Rainville
    1986: Sale of leasehold interest in restaurant, bar, banquet facilities, and boating/fishing concession located at Lake Merced in San Francisco, California. Negotiation with the lessor, the City of San Francisco for sale of the lease.


  • Gibraltar Savings vs. Certified Builders

    Action No. H-115037-9
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Michael E. Ballachey
    1986: Oversight and management of a 48-unit condominium project located in San Leandro, California.


  • Bank of Contra Costa vs. NLS Investments

    Action No. 863-908
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Lucy Kelly McCabe
    1986: Oversight and management of a retail building (54,000 square feet) with adjacent vacant land (44,500 square feet) located in San Francisco, California.


  • Johnson and Kenley vs. Security Pacific National Bank

    Action No. 310-828
    Superior Court, San Mateo County - Judge Harlan K. Veal
    1986: Receiver appointed to manage six-unit condominium project located in San Francisco, California.


  • In re: Golden Gate Heating

    Action No. 3-85-1571
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Jack Rainville
    1985: One 27-unit apartment building and one 6-unit apartment building in San Francisco,
    California.


  • Ted Kukula vs. Joseph Martocchio

    Action No. 816-551
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Roy Wonder
    1985: Oversight and management of a 27-unit apartment building and one six-unit apartment building located in San Francisco, California.


  • Equitable Mortgage vs. John Papalardo

    Action No. 848-479
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Maxine Chesney
    1985: Receiver appointed to manage one 12-unit apartment building located in San Francisco, California.


  • Expert Witness for Alvingroom Litigation In Re: Crawford vs. Colvin

    Oakland, California
    Analysis of a 120+ unit apartment complex with 12 individual buildings. Review property management documentation and code compliance issues.


  • Expert Witness for the Cambrian Plaza Shopping Center Litigation

    San Jose, California
    Analysis of a 175,000 square-foot shopping center's historical trends from 1955 to present and fiduciary duties of the Trustees.


  • Museum Parc

    San Francisco, California
    Budget proposal analysis for the Homeowner's Association of a 280-unit, mixed-use condominium project.


  • Casa Vista, Inc.

    Monterey, California
    Analysis of a limited partnerships refinance and accounting system through which the General Partner managed a 24-unit apartment complex.


  • Expert Witness for the Contra Loma Apartments Litigation

    Antioch, California
    Evaluation of construction defects in 128-unit apartment complex.


  • Creditors' Committee for the Atherton Bankruptcy Case

    San Francisco, California
    Preparation of real estate evaluation of 190-unit apartment complex in Seattle, Washington.


  • Gibraltar Savings and Loan Association

    North Hollywood, California
    Consultation on and operation of medical facility located in Grass Valley, California.