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Susan L. Uecker
President


suecker@ueckerassoc.com
1613 Lyon Street, Suite A, San Francisco,
CA 94115
T: (415) 362-3440
F: (415) 362-7704

BIOGRAPHY


Susan L. Uecker, President of Uecker & Associates, Inc., is an experienced professional in the specialized areas of Receivership, Trusteeship, Chapter 11 Plan Administration and Assignment For the Benefit of Creditors as they relate to business operations, real estate management and the sale of assets.

As a Receiver, Chapter 11 Plan Administrator and Assignee, Ms. Uecker utilizes her thorough knowledge of complex business operations, including accounting, inventory control, reporting, taxation, and legal requirements.


Ms. Uecker has been responsible for numerous types of commercial and residential real property, including high-rise and suburban office buildings, industrial parks, research and development properties, and apartment and condominium complexes, as well as retail real property, including strip and shopping centers.  Additionally, Ms. Uecker has sold numerous types of real property ranging from smaller to multi-million dollar transactions.


Ms. Uecker employs Uecker & Associates, Inc., as the business advisory firm and real estate asset management company to oversee the daily operations of the property management company and leasing agent for the project.  Uecker & Associates, Inc., also works as a consultant to banks and savings & loan institutions, insurance companies, governmental agencies (such as the RTC, FDIC, and Fannie Mae), and creditor committees in the areas of distressed businesses and real estate.


As the President overseeing Uecker & Associates, Inc., Ms. Uecker is experienced in real estate and business evaluations, sale negotiations and transactions; asset liquidation and disposition; financial and market analyzes; loan and government contract negotiations, including state and federal regulatory agencies; refinancing; project staffing; project servicing; negotiation of contracts; and supervision of construction renovation, code work compliance, and toxic remediation.


Ms. Uecker received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Montana and has taken classes in Bankruptcy Law at the University of San Francisco. As a real estate broker, she has continued advanced real estate studies with the Institute of Real Estate Management, and received the Certified Property Management (CPM) professional designation in 1985. Ms. Uecker has completed a 40-hour professional mediation training program.


Ms. Uecker is currently on the Boards of the following organizations: Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum (Past President), California Receivers Forum - Bay Area Chapter (Past President and Founding Member) and California Receivers Forum - State (Past President) and Julia Morgan School for Girls Board of Trustee’s (Co-Chair of Development Committee and past President of Parent’s Association).



MATTERS

  • Yun So Chang, et al. vs. Golden Bull Partners, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Yasuda Bank and Trust Company (U.S.A.) vs. Arisim/La Caze Vallejo Plaza Associates
    1995

    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.

  • World Pages, Inc.

    San Francisco, California
    Engaged as business consultant to assist in wind-down of the corporation. Completion of creditor review and payments, reconstruction of accounting, coordination of tax return filings and general wind-up. Reporting to Board of Directors.

  • Work Exchange Technology
    2001

    San Jose, California
    2001: Assignee for a technology start-up company providing on-line job bidding. Sale of hardware. First and final distribution of $.055483 to general unsecured creditors. Review and compile creditor information.

  • Wilshire Credit Corporation vs. Robert E. Oslar, Kay C. Oslar, et al.
    1997

    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.

  • William Broach, Trustee for Shayani vs. Elaine Hull
    1996

    Action No. 92-45977 JR
    Appointment: Receiver
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    1996: Dissolution of Hull B. Hull partnership. Disbursement of funds after extensive research to complete partnership tax returns (10 years of returns) from inception of the partnership, involving tax deferred exchange.

  • Westt, Inc.
    2005

    Menlo Park, California
    2005: Westt, Inc. was a contract designer and manufacturer of electro-mechanical products for OEMS. Customers who moved to the outsource mode, requested Westt to provide total manufacturing solutions that included design, turn-key production and end customer support. Customers included KLA-Tencor and Applied Materials. Liquidation of assets, collection of significant accounts receivable and 100% payment to secured creditor.

  • WestAmerica Bank vs. Bradley Video, Inc.
    2005

    Action No. CV 05-5093
    Superior Court, County of Marin - Judge Norman Smith
    2005: Review and analysis of consolidation of sixteen (16) individual video stores located in Santa Rosa (4), El Sobrante, Roseville, Reno, Concord (2), Campbell, Novato, Sebastopol, Windsor, Sacramento, Antioch and Rohnert Park.

  • West Contra Costa Health Care District

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Richmond, California
    Consultant to Chapter 9 Management Team. Assisted in preparation of Statement of Financial Affairs and Summary of Schedules. Created claims listing for future claims analysis.

  • West America Commercial Credit Inc. vs. U. S. Curoco Corporation
    1999

    Action No. 011975
    Superior Court, Solano County - David Edwin Power 
    1999: Manage, operate and liquidate a galvanized steel manufacturing plant located in Richmond, CA. Staff of 34 employees and heavy industrial equipment valued at $700,000.

  • Wells Fargo Bank, Petitioner, In the Matter of the Peter Venturino Trust Under Will
    1995

    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.

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Richard R. Williams, et al.
    1992

    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.

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Packwood, Szakacs and Hollinger, Raymond G. Packwood, et al.
    1996

    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.

  • Wells Fargo Bank, a National Banking Assoc. vs. David A. Warshaw and Katherine A. Warshaw, et al.
    1999

    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.

  • Wells Fargo Bank vs. March Lane Developers, Ltd.
    1993

    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.

  • Washington Mutual vs. David Engel and Gregory Gifford
    2002

    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.

  • Union Bank of California, N.A. vs. California Carpet Outlet, Inc., et al.
    1996

    Action No. 981578
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge David Garcia
    1996: Operation and sale of retail carpet company; consolidation of inventory and auction of all inventory.  The case required extensive review of books, records, and inventory reconciliation.  Also involved reconstruction and collection of accounts receivable via installation of purchased inventory.  Oversight of staff to complete outstanding installation jobs.

  • Underwater World

    Pier 39
    San Francisco, California
    Consultant to Bank Groups including Banque Paribas, BNP & Chase Manhattan Bank to monitor Chapter 11 Bankruptcy estate during and after Reorganization.

  • TRW Title Insurance, Inc. vs. Richard A. Espicha, Mariner Associates and Mariner Holding
    1991

    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.

  • Topa Thrift vs. MacAdam, et al.
    1992

    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.

  • Topa Thrift and Loan Association vs. Melzetta M. Gary
    1994

    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.

  • Topa Thrift & Loan Association vs. Tsunoda Investment Company, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Topa Thrift & Loan Association vs. Rita Schoenborn
    1993

    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.

  • Topa Thrift & Loan Association vs. Melzetta M. Gary, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Thomas W. Wilson & William G. Karr vs. Communique Wireless, LLC, Edwin B. Brownrigg, Donna L. Brownrigg, IP Co, LLC dba IntusIQ, LLC
    2009

    Action No. RG09440386
    Superior Court of Alameda - Judge Richard O. Keller
    2009: Receiver appointed to request funds on behalf of defendant, review agreements with various parties, clarify the calculations of amounts paid to the LLC and distribute funds to the members of the LLC.

  • The Scott Company

    Oakland, California
    Financial Consultant to issue employment benefit related checks to former employees of the Company.

  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America vs. Orchard Investment Company, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America vs. 580 California Venture
    1994

    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.

  • The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) vs. Michael W. Whipple, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • The Goldworthy Corporation, et al. vs. United Cities International, Inc./Luxalon Incorporation
    1997

    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.

  • The Goldworthy Corporation, et al. vs. United Cities International, Inc.
    1995

    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.

  • The Bank of California, N.A. vs. Addison Street Associates
    1995

    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. Piu Yeung
    1992

    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.

  • The Bank of California vs. Ida Garfinkle, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Territorial Savings and Loan Association

    Special Credits Department
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Consultation on 114-unit single-family residential development in Pittsburg, California.
    Consultation on, operation and supervision of construction and code compliance, and leasing of commercial office building located in San Francisco, California.
    Consultation on viability of earthquake damaged 10-story commercial office building located in San Francisco, California.

  • Templeton Associates, a California General Partnership vs. Akshay Dave, et al
    2007

    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.

  • Ted Kukula vs. Joseph Martocchio
    1985

    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.

  • TC Mortgage Trust 1994-N2 and State Street Bank vs. California United Development Corporation
    1995

    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.

  • Tapwave, Inc.
    2005

    Mountain View, California
    2005: Tapwave was a company with a portfolio of innovative, media-centric products that combined the power and function of advanced handheld computing with console quality experience. The Zodiac, a multi-media handheld device, was one of the more well-known and highly praised products. The Assignee sold the intellectual property, technology, patents, trademarks and domain names as well as the inventory, primarily Zodiac units and accessories, for $500,000.

  • Tamalpais Bank vs. Duboce Development, LLC
    2009

    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.

  • Tachkov vs Tachkova-Davenport
    2006

    Action No. CGC-06-452426
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Ronald E. Quidachay
    2006: Appointed Receiver to handle all financial and business aspects of the ADS Hats, LLC store located on Valencia Street in San Francisco.  The Receiver completed an orderly retail liquidation of the inventory over a sixty-day period.  She was ordered to receive documentation from the parties to conduct a full and complete accounting from inception (2003) to present (2006).

  • Symphony Systems
    2001

    Campbell, California
    2002: Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors for provider of equipment productivity management software solutions for maximizing the productivity of capital equipment by equipment users and equipment manufacturers. Sale of assets for $875,000 with office lease and leased equipment assumptions for NEC America, Inc. and Telephone System.

  • Sumitomo Bank of California vs. Gregory F. Buonocore
    1998

    Action No. 997393
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Ronald E. Quidachay
    1998: Limited Purpose Receiver appointed to collect accounts receivable, review and approve operating budget for winery production and sale, tracking receivables, payables and inventory.

  • Sumitomo Bank of California vs. Cannery Park I & II
    1991

    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.

  • Sudhir Sahni vs. National Travel Service
    1990

    Action No. C-90-01300
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Ellen S. James
    1990: Management and operation of four travel agencies located in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, and Palo Alto, California.

  • State Street Bank and Trust vs. WindPower Partners 1989, L.P.
    2001

    Action No. 17043
    Superior Court, Solano County - Judge Franklin R. Taft
    2001: The subject of this Receivership, WindPower Partners 1989 (WPP89), is one of three partnerships that own wind turbine projects (the Wind Plant Assets) in the Altamont Pass region of Alameda County and in Solano County. The Wind Plant Assets consist of 717 wind turbine generators, a power collection system and a communication system. The Receiver sold the assets for $14.5 million.

  • State Street Bank and Trust vs. Raymond T. Walters and Barbara J. Walters
    1999

    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.

  • State Street Bank and Trust Company, as Trustee vs. CEI Management Services
    1993

    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.

  • State Street Bank and Trust Company vs. Yolo Gas Recovery Corporation
    1991

    Action No. 69487
    Superior Court, Yolo County - Judge Stephen Mock
    1991: Operation and sale of a landfill gas system located near Davis, California.  The gas from the landfill fueled an energy conversion system and the generated power was delivered to Pacific, Gas & Electric. Removal of toxic chemicals and contaminated soil.

  • Skyway Communications, Inc. (dba ePhones)
    2001

    Fremont, California
    2001: Assignee for a company that enables wireless Internet commerce and services providing complete infrastructure and support to power web sites for more that 200 wireless retailers and Internet partners including industry leaders. Liquidation of cell phone inventory, accessories and Blackberry products.

  • ShoppingList.com
    2001

    San Francisco, California
    2001: Assignee for an Internet company that provided shopping information enabling customers to find local sales. Review and compile creditor information. Negotiate with equipment lessor.

  • Shenyang Ying Yun Business Group vs. Park International, Inc., et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Seymour Jaron vs. Hendo, Inc., Monica Mandell, et al.
    1995

    Action No. 966 600
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1995: Partnership dispute involving a snowboard wear manufacturing company which required review of books, records, and inventory of goods and materials.  Also involved reconstruction of accounts receivable and accumulation of assets.

  • Sessions, Inc.
    2009

    Scotts Valley, California
    2009: Sessions was a recognized international brand of snowboard and action sports apparel. The company designed, merchandized and distributed high performance snowboard outerwear, accessories and select street wear for 'youth driven' sports. The assets were sold for $650,000 and included inventory, trademarks, service marks, brands, copyrights, patent and any other intangible assets both domestic and international owned by Sessions. The secured creditor was paid in full. A valuation of the assets was completed for the Assignee.

  • Security Pacific National Bank vs. Ran-Rob Tool & Die
    1990

    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.

  • Security Pacific National Bank vs. HomeFed Bank, Federal Savings Bank
    1991

    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. 

  • Security Pacific National Bank vs. Cobbledick-Kibbe, Inc.
    1990

    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.

  • Security National Life Insurance Co. vs. Cindy H. Nguyen, Lakami Professional Services, et al
    2008

    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.

  • Sanwa Bank California vs. Canary Technology Services, Inc., et al
    1999

    Action No. H209987-3
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Bonnie Lewman Sabraw
    1999: Analyze and make a determination to liquidate a high technology equipment manufacturer located in Fremont, CA.  Collection of accounts receivable and eventual equipment liquidation value of  $133,000.

  • San Francisco Science Funds, LLC vs. Transderm Diagnostics, Inc.
    2001

    Action No. 313601
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge David A. Garcia
    2001: Receiver in Aid of Execution of Judgment. Sale of Patent Application and Intangible assets pursuant to CCP 701.510. 

  • Salvatore Sarinelli vs. Salvatore Cortara
    2008

    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.

  • RTC Mortgage Trust 1994-N2 and State Street Bank vs. Alan Sommers Ovson, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • Robert E. Stithem and Margaret M. Stithem vs. Frederick Lewis, III, Adam Wong, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • Richardson vs. Voinovich, Inc.
    1987

    Action No. 300-794
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Richard S. Flier
    1987: Collection of accounts receivable, billing of accounts payable, and supervision of payroll for an architectural firm located in Walnut Creek, California, during the partnership dissolution.

  • Resolution Trust Corporation vs. Raymond J. Castor, et al.
    1991

    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.

  • Resolution Health Strategies, Inc.
    2001

    San Jose, California
    2001: Assignee for a provider of health care information services that provides pharmaceutical, biotech and devise manufacturers with targeted product promotion and helps organized health care delivery systems such as Blue Shield improve the quality of care they deliver. Sale of assets within short period of time such that staff and locations were preserved. $300,000 cash, release of claims totaling $1.4 million for total consideration of $1.7 million. Review and compile creditor information.

  • Rabobank, NA vs. King City Community Partners, LLC
    2008

    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.

  • Promptu Corporation
    2001

    Milpitas, California
    2001: Assignee for a company whose product was a unique content and portal framework that placed the power to publish and distribute information into the hand of business users. It was highly optimized to handle the kind of information exchange typical among marketing and sales channels. Worked with a transition team to allow clients to purchase rights to content developed for their specific needs. The transition was extremely successful.

  • Productopia.com
    2000

    San Francisco, California
    2000: Assignee for an Internet company that provided product information and advice to consumers and generated revenue through links to online retailers. Liquidate assets, review and compile creditor information. One hundred percent payment to creditors plus ten percent interest and a partial distribution to shareholders.

  • Printer's Inc. Bookstore
    2001

    Mountain View, California
    2001: Assignee for a bookstore. Negotiate sale of book inventory and fixed assets. Established consignment agreement and accounting for used book inventory proceeds.

  • Price, Kass vs. Hardin, Oceanic Leasing, Aerocapital, The Tax Company, et al.
    1990

    Action No. 921799
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge John A. Ertola
    1990: Fraudulent activity cases involving investor contributions of over $5 million for purchase of telephones, airplanes, and vehicles in a sale/leaseback arrangement.  Additional tax preparation business located in San Francisco, California.  Numerous assets involving real and personal property. 

  • Powernetix
    2004

    San Jose, California
    2004: PowerNetix was an Internet Data Logistic Centre and Exchange. PowerNet Internet Exchange provided companies with high-availability connections to the Internet, dedicated connections, facilities management solution, Managed IP Transit services, Virtual Private Networking (VPN), video streaming facilities, data warehousing solutions, IP peering connections and virtual IP platform. Liquidation of intellectual property and technology, company or trade name/brand marks (trade and service)/ domain name and e-mail address and materials inventory. Additional sale of non-exclusive license to Unibond Technology.

  • PowerBoard, Inc.
    2000

    Richmond, California
    2000: Assignee for a business that created the power-board rebounder fitness products. The assignment entailed attempts to collect royalty payments. No payments were received and the Assignment was terminated.

  • Philip R. Weltin  & Ramiro Hernandez vs. Talk, Inc. a California Corporation; Taqueria
    1999

    Action No. 806213-8
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Henry E. Needham, Jr.
    1999: Management and operation of a well known Oakland landmark, Taqueria Morelia, with a staff of 22 employees in the bar and restaurant.

  • PGC Systems, Inc. fka Portera Systems
    2002

    Campbell, California
    2002: Assignee for Portera Systems ("Portera") is a California Corporation. The largest asset of Portera was the Service Port business. This was a hosted application sold to customers in the professional services market, mostly consulting companies. Customers purchased multi-year subscription agreements and were billed quarterly for the use of this application. Prior to the Assignment, the Portera name was sold and the Company's name was changed to PGC Systems, Inc.

  • Personal Choice Medical Group, Inc.
    2000

    San Jose, California
    2000: Assignee for a health maintenance organization (HMO). Completion of medical claims processing to establish creditor listing, collection of accounts receivable and disbursement to creditors. Extensive income tax preparation for pre-assignment period to determine tax liability.

  • PeopleScape, Inc.
    2001

    San Jose, California
    2001: Assignee for a provider of electronic search solutions and on-line Human Resource tools for the staffing of mid-level positions in the $75,000 - $150,000 salary range. Liquidate assets with royalty payments over time. Payments to secured creditor until paid in full. Review and compile creditor information.

  • People of the State of California vs. Renee Elyse Rosier
    1990

    Action No. 99283
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Michael E. Ballachey
    1990: Liquidation of personal property pursuant to a restitution order.  Property located in Point Richmond, California.

  • People of the State of California vs. Phillip W. Brockman
    1998

    Action No. 797820-5
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Philip V. Sarkisian
    1998: Analyze and negotiate liquidation of 507,000 shares of  preferred stock in an interactive video and service company with a goal of becoming the Internet leader in real estate, sports and resort marketing.  Interest and liquidation of residence valued at $650,000, and personal property valued at $21,000 located in Fremont.  Funds were distributed by order of the Court to the 96 victims of the defendant's fraudulent transactions.  Largest restitution recovery in Alameda County in 1999.

  • People of the State of California vs. Carl Douglas Washington
    1989

    Action No. 93588
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Stanley P. Golde
    1989: Supervision of KONG Television, Inc. assets, which includes television construction permit located in Everett, Washington. Worked with the FCC on compliance and sale of permit.

  • People of State of California vs. Stonehurst Land Trust
    2007

    Action No. RG07304604
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Patrick Zika
    2007: Appointed Receiver to collect delinquent tax sale auction proceeds from the Alameda County Tax Collector.  Prepare notifications/publications to solicit creditors to make claims against the entity for the purpose of winding up its affairs.

  • People of State of California vs. Nansi Daniloo
    2006

    Action No. 379851B
    Superior Court, Alameda/Hayward Division - Judge Michael J. Gaffey
    2006: Appointed to take possession of a ladies 14K yellow gold and platinum solitaire diamond ring.  Arranged for an appraisal of the ring and solicited three offers ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.  Completed the sale with net funds available for restitution pursuant to Penal Code Section 186.11.

  • People of State of California vs. Kaseem Mohammadi
    2006

    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.

  • People of State of California vs. Fruitvale Land Trust
    2007

    Action No. RG07304610
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Patrick Zika
    2007: Appointed Receiver to collect delinquent tax sale auction proceeds from the Alameda County Tax Collector.  Prepare notifications/publications to solicit creditors to make claims against the entity for the purpose of winding up its affairs.

  • People of State of California vs. Altaf Abdulrehman Shaikh
    2007

    Action No. 394653
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Julie Conger
    2007:  Receiver of defendant funds available for restitution pursuant to Penal Code Section 186.11.

  • Parmar vs. Parmar
    1989

    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.

  • Paracelsus vs. Doctors Hospital of Oakland
    1987

    Action No. 632827-8 (appointed as Special Master)
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Ken Kawaichi
    1987: Collection of accounts receivable for a hospital located in Oakland, California.

  • Pacific Western Bank vs. Palm Court Partners, et al.
    1992

    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.

  • P. Judith Lindsey vs. Dionne Uribe, et al.
    1996

    Action No. 974921
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge William Cahill
    1996: Dissolution of travel agency partnership known as Easy Travel located in San Francisco, California.  Involved detailed review of partners' documents in determining final accounting of assets and liabilities, any money the partnership is obligated to transfer to either party, and any other dispute which could be resolved by a monetary determination or transfer of property.  Court accepted recommendations of Receiver.

  • Ortem Krow aka Work Metro
    2008

    San Jose, California
    2008: This Company was a market leader in the local online recruitment market place. Through job sites, job fairs and technology along with a strong advertising presence, they connected local employers with job seekers. The assets were sold prior to the Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors with numerous liabilities assumed by the buyer. The Assignee monitored the closing provisions that allowed for funds to become available to general unsecured creditors due to the subordination of secured debt. General unsecured creditors were paid in full.

  • OpenGrid, Inc.
    2002

    San Jose, California
    2002: Assignee for an electronic solutions provider for wireless transactions, promotions and messaging. Time and location sensitive technology enabled businesses to reach mobile customers with personalized messages. Sale of assets within a short period of time. Review and complete creditor information as well as work with numerous equipment lessors.

  • Open Harbor
    2004

    San Carlos, California
    2004: Open Harbor provided global trade management solutions, which brought visibility and control to international transactions. They helped companies gain a competitive edge by automating their trade operations ensuring end-to-end efficiency of the supply chain and compliance with government regulations. The services, delivered on a state-of-the-art hosted platform, meet all of the demands of sourcing and selling around the world. The Assignee operated the business to ensure the transferability of significant customer contracts to the successful purchaser. The assets were sold for $1,154,000.

  • Northwestern National Life Insurance Co. vs. 144 Second Street Associates
    1988

    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.

  • Norma A. Ramirez vs. Porfirio Vasquez Aguirre

    Action No. FL 15235
    Superior Court, County of Sonoma - Judge Gary Nadler
    2005: Management and operation of Taqueria La Tapatia lunch truck located in Guerneville, California.

  • Noisivym, Inc. fka My Vision One, Inc.
    2008

    San Francisco, California
    2008: Assignee for developing online media company. Assignee handling creditor notification, claims review and distribution of 15% to general unsecured creditors.

  • Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. vs. Superior Auto of East Bay, LLC
    2009

    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.

  • Next Medium, Inc.
    2008

    Los Angeles/Mountain View, California
    2008: Assignee for company offering management system regarding product placement in entertainment content. Assignee handling creditor notification and claims review.

  • New Horizons Savings and Loan Association vs. Ben Minh Ly, Minh Thi Ly, et al.
    1996

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

  • nConfidence,Inc. (fka Privada, Inc.)
    2001

    Sunnyvale, California
    2001: Assignee for a provider of a complete suite of privacy technology solutions to enable businesses to provide highly personalized but absolutely private services to their customers. Work with secured lender on turnover of collateral for disposition. A settlement was reached between the two estates and secured creditor which resulted in a disbursement to unsecured creditors of 69% in nConfidence and 62% in Privada.

  • Museum Parc

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

  • MMA Multifamily Equity REIT vs. PacTen Skyline, LLC et al
    2008

    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.

  • MIF Realty, L.P. vs. Leon S. Mason and Noreen A. Mason, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Michael E. Steed and Vintners' Golf Club LLC vs. David M. Levey, Redwood Empire Restaurants, et al
    2003

    Action No. C03-01516
    Superior Court, County of Contra Costa - Judge David B. Flinn
    2003: Receiver appointed to manage, operate, and sell assets including 26 Taco Bell Franchise locations throughout Contra Costa, Marin, Alameda, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties, other real estate holdings in Hawaii and California, as well as a yacht and its slip.

  • Merchants Bank of California vs. Bay Supermarket, Inc. dba Ocean Seafood; William C. Lim
    2002

    Action No. BC 272993
    Superior Court, County of Los Angeles - Judge Dzintra Janavs
    2002: Liquidation of 20,000 square foot Asian Grocery Store along with all fixtures and equipment located in South San Francisco within a thirty day time period.  Extensive on-site coordination of sale efforts.

  • Martinez & Golden vs. Margo International, LLC
    2008

    Action No. C08-01103
    Superior Court, County of Contra Costa - Judge Judith Craddick
    2008: Receiver for a California based export trading company that caters to retailers and wholesalers in the South Pacific Islands.  The Receiver had completed a valuation of the business as a 'going concern.' and continued to oversee business operations.   She held a mediation session with the parties to try and settle the issues with the members of the LLC.  A member invoked the buy-sell election and the court process was completed. 

  • Marriage of Petitioner: Ann Marie Meagher and Respondent: Malekpour Maleki
    2002

    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.

  • M.A. Lindquist, Inc.
    2006

    Oakland, California
    2006: M.A. Lindquist was a construction contractor company located in Oakland, California. Operations were discontinued prior to the Assignment. The Assignee attempted to collect accounts receivable, monitored pending litigation and reviewed and analyzed sub-contractors claims.

  • Luther Burbank Savings, a California corporation vs. Phillip E. Anselmo, et al
    2003

    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.

  • Luther Burbank Savings vs. Eugene P. Aureguy and Raymond A. Hackett
    2009

    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.

  • Luther Burbank Savings vs. Aureguy & Raymond Hackett as Trustees of the Clare Hackett Revocable Trust
    2008

    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.

  • LTD Ceramics, Inc. and LCL International, Inc.

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Fremont, California
    Consultant to Chapter 11 debtor's. Assisted in preparation of Summary of Schedules and Statement of Financial Affairs. Prepare distribution to wage claimants.

  • Lois Henderson vs. Thomas Henderson
    1997

    Action No. 094-00322
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Johanna Berkow
    1997: A divorce action involving numerous businesses, primarily seafood and wood product enterprises.  Review and analysis of court reports to determine viability of businesses.  Acted as mediator in an extensive settlement conference which resulted in a settlement between the parties.

  • LifeChart.com, Inc.
    2001

    Mountain View, California
    2001: Assignee for a provider of a technology platform that improved the effectiveness and efficiency of care management. Developed a technology that employed web applications, portable medical devices and communications to enable connectivity for remote health care management. Negotiate the sale of assets with a release of secured debt. The sale was for cash at $100,000 with the buyer assuming accrued salaries, wages, commissions, benefits, sick leave and vacation pay not to exceed $250,000. Buyer also assumed debt to Sitra of $250,000. Total consideration of $600,000. Review and compile creditor information.

  • Larry D. Unitan, Virtual Task Group, Inc. vs. Sue Gibson
    1998

    Action No. 792613-4
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Henry E. Needham, Jr.
    1998: Operation of computer consulting business; reconstructing of contract files and oversight of employee/consulting staff to complete existing contracts with Fortune 500 companies such as Lucent Technologies, Ernst & Young, and IBM. Completion of corporate dissolution pursuant to a court approved settlement.

  • Laptop Lane Limited
    2001

    Bellevue, Washington
    2001: Assignee for a computer facility company that provided computer access from the following airports:
    Denver, Oakland, Cincinnati, Detroit, Phoenix, Portland, Vancouver,
    Tampa, St. Louis, Orlando, Philadelphia, SFO, Dulles and Washington, D.C.
    Sale of leasehold interests and reduction of remaining lease claims. An approximate 23% distribution to unsecured creditors.

  • Landsea Marine Oil Terminal

    Martinez, California
    Operation off-loading oil facility on Carquinez Straits, California.

  • Kwang Davis vs. Sung Ja Tavaglione
    2000

    Action No. 154690
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Carlos Bea
    2000: Appointed as a Receiver with limited jurisdiction to sell a San Francisco liquor license.

  • Kenamea, Inc.

    San Francisco/Palo Alto, California
    Financial Consultant to Board of Directors to assist in completion of 401(k) Plan; accounting and tax reconstruction work for two (2) year period; sale of patent for $700,000.00 with collection of earn out and coordination of all activity to dissolve this technology corporation.

  • K&B Creditor Benefit LLC

    Santa Rosa, California
    Financial Consultant in out of Court workout between a residential construction company and developer and its lenders and bonding companies on numerous construction projects. Review of year end 2008 and mid-year 2009 financial information, proposed creditor plan and claims analysis.

  • Julian R. Davis, Jr., M.D. vs. Carol Glann, M.D.
    2008

    Action No. RG08388059
    Superior Court, County of  Alameda - Judge Frank Roesch
    2008: Appointed Receiver for the dissolution of East Oakland Pediatric Medical Group, Inc. a medical practice specializing in pediatric care.  The Receiver negotiated a separation date with the doctors, worked with existing staff to complete medical billing, handled Medi-Cal and capitation payment issues,  separated patient medical records to the doctor of record and generally worked toward a dissolution of the Corporation.

  • Johnson and Kenley vs. Security Pacific National Bank
    1986

    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.

  • John Walsh vs. Ganulin dba Presidio Place Partnership
    1989

    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.

  • John Pellerin vs. Patrick Keogh
    1984

    Action No. 509-966
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Peter G. Stone
    1984: Sale of liquor license located in Pacifica, California.

  • Jim Khosh vs. Kevin Le; Quickturn Circuit Link, Inc.; Circuit Link, Inc.
    2002

    Action No.  CV 805958 and CV 80758
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Joseph Biafore Jr.
    2002: Receiver was appointed to wind up and dissolve QTCLI (Quickturn Circuit Link, Inc.); a manufacturer of high quality bare printed circuit boards with high-speed requirements.  The company was located in the Silicon Valley and served customers worldwide.

  • Jeff Delima and Kenneth Delima vs. Alfredo Botelho
    1993

    Action No. 430374-7
    Municipal Court, Alameda County - Judge John A. Burke
    1993: Collection of judgment from custom hardware and cabinet business.

  • JBD Property Holdings, Ltd.

    San Francisco, California
    Preparation of business evaluation of proposed multi-level self-storage facility in San Francisco, California.

  • James C. Gardner, et al. vs. Kenneth's Enterprises, Inc.
    1994

    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.

  • ITN Satellite Services, Inc.
    2003

    San Francisco, California
    2003: Assignee for company founded in 1986 for one of the largest independent full service providers specializing in the organization, capture and distribution of content from its in-house facilities or from its network of remote locations through its fully operational technical infra-structure for broadcast quality transmission. Sale of majority of assets to a third party purchaser for $435,000 with assumption of secured leases and other debt obligations in excess of $800,000.

  • Ion Implant Services
    2001

    Sunnyvale, California
    Austin, Texas
    2001: Assignee for market leader of outsource supplier of ion implementation for over 22 years. Sale of majority of assets to a third party purchaser, which included reduction of $2.85 million of secured debt. Review and compilation of creditor information.

  • Investments in Real Estate Growth Fund vs. Granada Associates, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Invest-Drive of Florida, Inc. vs. Broadway-Burlingame
    1994

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

  • Intanda, Inc.
    2001

    San Francisco, California
    2001: Developed IM Application Server, which enabled messaging clients to interact with existing enterprise web applications. Worked with equipment lessor on liquidation of assets for the benefit of general unsecured creditors.

  • Innovics Wireless
    2003

    Los Angeles, California
    2003: Innovics Wireless is the first company to offer system-on-a-chip and IP diversity processing solutions for baseband processing in mobile terminals. Liquidation of intellectual property, test equipment and FF&E.

  • Independent Press Association
    2006

    San Francisco, California
    2006: IPA was established as the premier trade association of the U.S. independent magazine industry. The non-profit had two locations with the main office in San Francisco and the other office in New York City. The assets of the New York City office and assumption of liabilities was completed by the Assignee in January 2006. Assets of the San Francisco office were liquidated to cash value for the creditors.

  • In the Matter of the Assumption of Jurisdiction Over the Law Practice of Susan M. St. Amour
    2004

    Action No. RG04161533
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Barbara T. Miller
    2004: Receiver appointed to determine to whom the funds in the Trust account belong.  Prepare a report for court approval recommending how the funds should be disbursed and oversee the distribution of funds held in St. Amour's Trust account.

  • In re: XNO Corporation, fdba NetExpress, Inc.
    1995

    Action No. 94-33316-DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1995: Extensive analysis of claims and disbursements of payments to creditors under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. Reconstruction of financial records, sale transactions and income data for tax reporting. The convenience class disbursement totaled $98,000 to 192 claimants. There were two disbursements to general unsecured creditors totaling $2.3 million that represented a $.50 on the dollar dividend.

  • In re: Winterland Concessions Company
    2000

    Action No. 97-33693-DM-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2000: Disbursing Agent for Winterland, the preeminent U.S. producer of licensed and private label apparel and related merchandise.

  • In re: William and Nancy Connolly
    1989

    Action No. 3-88-02226
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1989: Operation of a 5,000-acre exotic animal ranch and a 60-acre ranch located which sold for $350,000 in Klamath Falls and Jacksonville, Oregon. Other assets include oil and gas leases, farm equipment, a single-family residence which sold for $850,000 located in Marin County and two airplanes. Liquidation of all assets under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: William and Lisa Hawkins
    2007

    Action No. 06-308415
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent and Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2007: Appointed Disbursing Agent of estate with significant amounts due to the IRS. The estate was closed and per the Liquidating Plan of Reorganization specific assets were transferred to the Hawkins Trust including litigation settlement funds close to $1 million. The Liquidating Trustee is monitoring the remaining assets with distributions to the IRS.

  • In re: Western Asbestos Company
    2004

    Action No. 02-46284T
    Appointment: Expert Witness
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2004: Expert witness to official unsecured creditors' committee. The judge found as follows: "Conflicting evidence was presented as to how long it would take a Chapter 7 Trustee to resolve all claims and make a distribution. A witness called by Hartford - (witness-name deleted), a turnaround professional with a national reputation - testified that, if this case were converted to Chapter 7, it would likely be concluded in two years. A witness called by the Plan Proponents - Susan Uecker ("Uecker"), who frequently serves as a Chapter 11 Trustee and State Court Receiver locally - testified that it would take at least five years to conclude a Chapter 7 case of this type. The Court found Uecker's testimony more convincing than the Hartford witness (witness-name deleted)."

  • In re: West Contra Costa Healthcare District
    2008

    Action No. 06-41174-T
    Appointment: Trustee and Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie J. Tchaikovsky
    2008: Chapter 9 Plan of Liquidation with the Doctor's Medical Center Liquidating Trust and Uecker & Associates as the Trustee. Claims review and analysis with the majority of payments issued within four months of Plan confirmation. Extensive union employee wage and pension issues. Special counsel engaged in prior operator litigation.

  • In re: W. R. (Peggy) Walker
    2000

    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: VM Labs, Inc.
    2003

    Action No. 01-55899-MSJ
    Appointment: Distribution Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Marilyn Morgan
    2003: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Uniteq Application Systems, Inc.
    2000

    Action No. 00-44898J
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    2000: Uniteq designed, developed and licensed warehouse and labor management software for use in industrial and grocery establishments. Sale and liquidation of software and labor management systems. Extensive accounts receivable work through Chicago office of Uniteq.

  • In re: Trans-Action Commercial Mortgage Investors, Ltd.
    1998

    Action No. 97-46123-T-11
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1998: A limited partnership controlling 100% of another limited partnership interest in the Berkeley Land Company, which controls the ground lease on the Berkeley Center. The Center, located in Berkeley, California, includes the Shattuck Hotel, the Landmark theaters and five retail properties comprising 16,000 square feet, and office space comprising 52,000 square feet. Additionally, the partnership has an interest in the Berkeley Conference Center, 27,000 square feet of commercial space also located in Berkeley. The 174 room Shattuck Hotel was sold for $8.5 million.

  • In re: Tilia, Inc.
    1999

    Action No. 94-33075-TC
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1999: Successor Disbursing Agent to complete quarterly distributions to creditors.

  • In re: Theodore Connolly/Connolly Development, Inc.
    2002

    Action No. 95-1-1748 and 95-1-1749
    Appointment: Liquidation Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    2002: Liquidating Agent for the sale of miscellaneous assets including real estate in Siskiyou County.
    Distributions to creditors.

  • In re: The National Scrip Center, Inc.
    2005

    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: Taldan Investment Company, Inc.
    1993

    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: Susanna Shaw
    1998

    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: StreamLogic Corporation
    1998

    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.

  • In re: Storek & Storek/Environmental Center
    1991

    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: Stor Media, Inc.
    2000

    Action No. 98-58275-ASW
    Appointment: Estate Representative
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2000: Completion of the Plan of Reorganization. Settlement negotiations with administrative claimants. Supervision of preference actions and pending litigation.

  • In re: Stor Media, Inc.
    1999

    Action No. 98-58275-ASW
    Appointment: Claim Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    1999: Claims review and analysis for magnetic rigid disk manufacturing company. The Company had ten factories in the US, Singapore and Malaysia with over 2,500 employees. Distributions to 370creditors totaling approximately $2.4 million.

  • In re: Standard Media International
    2004

    Action No. 01-32214-TC
    Appointment: Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2004: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Complete claims analysis work on 200+ claims, supervision of preference and accounts receivable collection actions and tax compliance work with parent company.

  • In re: Sonoma Valley Corporation
    1989

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

  • In re: Seabreeze Yacht Center, Inc.
    1989

    Action No. 4-88-01370
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Edward Jellen
    1989: Operation of a 150-slip boat marina, boatyard, and subleased cafe located on the estuary in Oakland, California. Toxic remediation issues.

  • In re: San Jose Medical Management, Inc. and San Jose Medical Group, Inc.
    2004

    Action No. 02-55527 and 02-55528 JRG
    Appointment: Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge James R. Grube
    2004: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Completed claims review for approximately 1,400 claims totaling $40 million. An initial claim dispute letter was sent to claimants due to discrepancies in billed vs. contracted amounts due. Responses were received and many claim objections were resolved informally. The other claim objections were filed, negotiated, and settled. The claims were reduced by $15 million. The Trustee worked with a Trust Committee and monitored the debtor's payments to the Trust and financial reporting under the Plan. The Trustee coordinated claim reductions with preference settlements when possible.

  • In re: Sacramento Greystone Condominiums
    1992

    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.

  • In re: Ruth Fairley Howard
    1989

    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: Ron McNiel, Sr.
    1999

    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.

  • In re: Ron McNiel, Sr.
    2001

    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: Richard D. Klinger and Peggy J. Klinger, Debtors
    1995

    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.

  • In re: Restaurant Concepts, LLC
    2009

    Action No. 08-44907EDJ
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Edward D. Jellen
    2009: Disbursing Agent with Plan Fund payments received twice each year for a period of five years with distribution to priority tax claims and general unsecured creditors.

  • In re: Restaurant 101
    1987

    Action No. 3-87-00389
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1987: First-class restaurant and bar located at 101 California Street, a Class A high rise office building, located in San Francisco, California.

  • In re: Regenerative Health Systems, Inc.
    1998

    Action No. 97-46633-N-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall Newsome
    1998: Disbursement of payments to general unsecured creditors and taxing authorities on a quarterly basis for a convalescent hospital and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Raymond W. Hrdlicka
    2001

    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: Po Ying Chern
    1993

    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: Phase II, Inc.
    1995

    Action No. 94-3-2388-TC
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1995: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Peter Bellucci
    1989

    Action No. 288-06613
    Appointment: Trustee
    Eastern District - Judge Christopher Klein
    1989: Real estate developer of numerous single-family homes located in the Sacramento area plus numerous notes receivable.

  • In re: Personal Cellular Services, Inc.
    2000

    Action No. 98-48307-N
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall J. Newsome
    2000: Manage and operate cellular phone company with 3,500 customers in the Bay Area. Sold the telecom company to a third party purchaser for $1.2 million. Negotiated and settled litigation with a large cellular phone service provider.

  • In re: Palomar Mountain Spring Water, Inc.
    2006

    Action No. 03-07604
    Appointment: Estate Representative
    Southern District of California - Judge Louise DeCarl Adler
    2006: Chapter 11 Plan of Liquidation. Estate Representative engaged special contingency counsel on anti-trust litigation, reviewed and reconciled administrative expense payment amounts issued and due, completed claims review with objections filed as to secured, priority wage and other actions and completed preference actions and enforcement of estates rights in litigation. Tax returns were not filed pre-Plan (2003-2006) and the Plan Administrator gathered information and completed the tax filings.

  • In re: OP Contract, Inc. and BB&T, Inc.
    2004

    Action No. 02-32725TC and 02-32726TC
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2004: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Extensive accounting work to convert monthly operating reports into financial statements for tax preparation pre and post Plan. Worked with counsel on large and complicated secured and unsecured claim issues as well as preparing support documentation for preference action default motions and pending litigation resolution.

  • In re: Omni Spectrum Communications, Inc.
    2002

    Action No. 01-51438-WSJ
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2002: Disbursing Agent until completion of creditor distributions.

  • In re: Monarch Village Partners
    1993

    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.

  • In re: Mobile Information Systems Finance Company, Inc.
    2000

    Action No. 000-53734 ASW
    Appointment: Estate Representative
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2000: Investigation and report filed with the Court re: Debtor's Operations, Financial Performance and Sale Prospects.

  • In re: Michael Muldoon Elder dba Vorpal Gallery
    2003

    Action No. 02-30677
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2003: Appointed Chapter 11 Trustee of Vorpal Gallery a 40 year old bi-coastal retail art gallery with more than 5,600 pieces of owned art appraised at $10 to $16 million. Negotiated insurance, storage and auction agreements, inventoried and created an inventory database, negotiated the San Francisco lease termination, marketed New York owned co-ops for sale at $1.5 and $2 million, negotiated judgment settlement agreement with largest creditor, researched large inventory of consigned works, reconstructed records to prepare tax returns for 2001 and 2002.

  • In re: Michael Muldoon Elder dba Vorpal Gallery
    2004

    Action No. 02-30677
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2004: Susan L. Uecker, Plan Administrator for the Vorpal estate. Sale of Hamaguchi block print artwork in excess of $1.7 million

  • In re: Merchant Land Fund I, LLC
    2003

    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.

  • In re: Media Group, Inc.
    2002

    Action No. 01-4 5324 T
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2002: An optical media replicator service for CDs and DVDs. As Trustee managed the business until jobs in process were completed. The case was converted to Chapter 7.

  • In re: Marin Advisors Investors VI d/b/a The Woodlands
    1995

    Action No. 94-12270
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1995: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting.

  • In re: Majestic Wine Corporation
    1991

    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.

  • In re: LTD Ceramics, Inc. and LCL International, Inc.
    2008

    Action No. 08-45864 and 08-45877
    Appointment: Claims Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall Newsome
    2008: Consultant and Claims Administrator to Chapter 11 debtor. Assist debtor in
    preparation of Statement of Financial Affairs and Summary of Schedules.
    2009: Appointed Disbursing Agent of the estate to resolve and pay Administrative Claims and Priority Claims.

  • In re: Los Medanos Health Care Corporation
    1998

    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: Kellar
    1994

    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.

  • In re: Jovial Test Equipment, Inc.
    2002

    Action No. 01-46746J11
    Appointment: Escrow Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    2002: Escrow Agent for sale of assets and transfer of funds.

  • In re: Jovial Test Equipment, Inc.
    2003

    Action No. 01-46746-J-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward D. Jellen
    2003: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.
    Extensive research regarding substantiation of claims.

  • In re: Joseph Mathews Winery
    1988

    Action No. 1-88-01201
    Appointment: Property Manager and Responsible Person
    Northern District - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1988: One 10-room bed and breakfast inn, one 90-seat restaurant, and one wholesale/retail winery located in Napa, California. Management of on-site staff and accounting responsibilities.

  • In re: ISO Restructuring Trust and PX Restructuring Trust
    1997


    Application No. 96-07-001
    Appointment: Trustee by Public Utilities Commission of the State of California
    1997: Trustee is financially responsible to pay ISO/PX corporations' expenses, trust administration expenses; hold notes and supervise draw down requests of corporations; administer loans totaling $250 million to the Trust; and wind down the Trust financial activities. Extensive interaction with the corporations' Chief Executive Officers and Chief Financial Officers.

  • In re: Interactive Network, Inc.
    1999

    Action No. 98-34055-DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1999: Disbursing Agent for a business that designed, developed and marketed subscription based interactive television entertainment systems. The business was based on a portfolio of intellectual property.

  • In re: Intelectron Incorporated
    1998

    Action No. 98-43509-N-11
    Appointment: Responsible Person
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall Newsome
    1998: Liquidation of wholesaler of lighting devices and other indoor/outdoor decorative lighting fixtures. Extensive accounting work to complete tax returns.

  • In re: IKnowMed, Inc.
    2005

    Action No. 04-43279 and 04-43281
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie J. Tchaikovsky
    2005: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Accounts receivable negotiations and collection, completion of pending litigation, priority claim review, a 34.26% payment to Class 3 secured claims on pro-rata basis, and preference review with negotiated settlements.

  • In re: H. David Choo
    1994

    Action No. 93-4-0277-N
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Randall J. Newsome
    1994: Collection and disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Golden Gate Heating
    1985

    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.

  • In re: Globalign, Inc.
    2008

    Action No. 08-31329DM
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2008: Chapter 11 Trustee for a technology enabled global services company offering business solutions in global resourcing and recruiting services. The Trustee operated the company for four months with Debtor in Possession funding. Marketed and sold the assets for $600,000 plus assumption of contracts before year end. Completed 2008 tax returns and converted the case to Chapter 7.

  • In re: Gensto, Inc. dba Headlines
    1992

    Action No. 92-3-0221 LK
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    1992: Payment of claims and review of accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Gazoontite
    2001

    Action No. 00-32405DM
    Appointment: Distribution Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2001: Following confirmation of the Plan, Uecker & Associates, Inc. was appointed Distribution Agent for the Gazoontite estate. The debtor provided a single source of providing quality products and information devoted to providing better breathing for people suffering from allergies and asthma. The debtor had a website and retail location(s) that were sold. Upon appointment the Distribution Agent found no tax returns completed for 2000 and worked to reconstruct the records to prepare returns for 2000 and 2001. The Plan estimated a 25% distribution to creditors while approximately 30% was disbursed on unsecured claims.

  • In re: Frost & Berman Capital, Inc.
    1999

    Action No. 997684
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Ronald Evans Quidachay
    1999: Court appointed representative in corporate dissolution & winding up.  The firm was a merger, acquisition and financial Advisory firm exclusively focused on digital content in the entertainment, educator and business software sectors.  Appointed to review and make recommendations on employee retention and compensation, lease valuation, sale of FF & E, compensation for collections of accounts receivable, disposition of pension plan, transfer or disposition of existing clients and contracts, ownership of company names, and timing and distribution of any other assets of the company.

  • In re: Fan Asylum
    1994

    Action No. 93-3-0215-LK
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Dennis Montali
    1994: Collection and disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Excite @ Home
    2002

    Action No. 01-32495-TC
    Appointment: Lessor Distribution Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    Settlement Judge Randall Newsome
    2002: Uecker & Associates, Inc. was selected by a group of twenty-five equipment lessors to represent the group in dealing with the debtor and the retrieval agent, CompuCom. Disbursement of settlement funds of approximately $100 million, completed extensive claims analysis, prepared a true-up of costs between lessors and generally coordinated all equipment lessor activities.

  • In re: Evers Pacific Investments
    1989

    Action No. 588-00340
    Appointment: Examiner
    Northern District - Judge Moore
    1989: Investigation concerning pizza parlor operations located in Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Santa Ana, and two in Santa Maria, California. Investigation concerning six pieces of real estate, including two single-family homes, a triplex, a condominium unit, two office buildings (30,000 square feet), business entities, vacant land, and personal property located in Monterey, California.

  • In re: El Dorado Inn, Inc.
    1989

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

  • In re: Edward Estreito
    1987

    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.

  • In re: EDC Liquidating Trust
    2002

    Appointment: Liquidation Trustee appointed by Shareholders
    2002: Trustee for substantial Applied Material stocks; inventory and notes receivable.

  • In re: E.G. Craig
    1994

    Action No. 92-4-5387-T
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1994: Note collection, disbursement of payments to creditors, and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: E. Chad and Joan Dwyer
    1993

    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: Dick Bruhn, Inc.
    2007

    Action No. 07-51338RLE
    Appointment: Chief Restructuring Officer and Responsible Person
    Northern District of California - Judge Roger Efremsky
    2007: Susan Uecker was appointed Chief Restructuring Officer and Uecker & Associates, Inc. as the representative of the debtor estate. They prepared the Statement of Financial Affairs and Summary of Schedules for the three (3) Dick Bruhn, Inc. entities as follows:
            Butler's Uniforms
            Dick Bruhn Men's and Ladies' Stores
            Selix Formal Wear
    Uecker managed and operated Selix Formalwear at break even from May 2007 to sale date of January 28, 2008. Uecker completed the sale of two Butler's locations in Reno and Hayward and liquidated the remaining store in San Francisco. The men's and ladies' Bruhn Clothing stores were liquidated by a third party company in a going out of business sale held over 120 days and netting approximately $1 million to the estate. The CRO negotiated a Selix lease buy-out.  She provided the required WARN Act Notices and worked to resolve pension fund issues.

  • In re: Creative Communications
    2000

    Action No. 96-30178 DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2000: Successor Disbursing Agent for final reconciliation and disbursement of funds to creditors. Termination of pension plan, final accounting and tax returns.

  • In re: Clarent Corporation
    2004

    Action No. 02-33504 TC
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2003: Chapter 11 Trustee for Clarent Corporation a company in the business of developing software that enables users to receive voice, fax and data over the internet and other internet protocol ("IP") networks. The Trustee reduced claims from approximately $ 43.5 million to $ 19.5 million.
    2004: Uecker & Associates, Inc. as Liquidating Trustee for the Clarent Liquidating Trust
    settled malpractice litigation for $1,250,000, filed an action for return of $1 million retainer to the estate, and settled directors and officers litigation for $14 million plus. The first distribution to unsecured creditors was 91% of allowed claims. The second distribution paid the unsecured creditors in full with interest pending.

  • In re: City Electric Supply of California, Inc. et al.
    1993

    Action No. 92-1-1437
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1993: Collection and disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. First distribution totaled $1.2 million and over 550 disbursements.

  • In re: Choice Financial Services, Inc.
    1989

    Action No. 5-89-001472
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge James R. Grube
    1989: Management, operation, and sale of a 73-bed convalescent hospital located in Fremont, California. Real estate loan business and miscellaneous real property.

  • In re: California Orchards, Inc.
    1998

    Action No. 97-3-0096 DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Review and analysis of general unsecured claims. One first and final disbursement pursuant to the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization to 275 general unsecured creditors.

  • In re: Bradley Stark & Co. dba Hart's Cafe and dba California Copy Center
    1988

    Action No. 3-87-00705
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1988: Management and operation of a copy service center business. Business sold pursuant to court order.

  • In re: Big Words.com
    2000

    Action No. 00-32627-TC
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2000: Liquidation of the number one online textbook retailer as well as the fastest growing
    e-commerce provider for 18-24 year olds. The textbook physical inventory was sold for
    $1 million and other assets were liquidated.

  • In re: Belmont Gardens Associates, L.P.
    1998

    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: Bay Area Location Caterers dba The Boathouse
    1986

    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.

  • In re: Basic Living Products, Inc. (Whole Earth Access)
    1997

    Action No. 96-43353 J
    Appointment: Creditors-Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    1997: Analysis of claims and research to determine potential preference actions. Review and analysis of numerous factoring and reclamation claims. Ongoing interaction with Creditors' Committee and counsel. Collection of note payments and disbursements to creditors under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. First and final distribution of $375,000 to convenience class with 524 checks issued.  Two distributions to general unsecured creditors. Coordination of tax return analysis and preparation for the creditors' trust.

  • In re: Bair Island Marina
    1989

    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.

  • In re: American Basketball League, Inc.
    1999

    Action No. 98-6-0354-MM
    Appointment: Liquidation Officer
    Northern District of California - Judge Marilyn Morgan
    1999: Consolidation and liquidation of assets of the women's basketball team known as the American Basketball League with the following teams and locations:
    San Jose - Lasers Palo Alto - League Office
    Seattle - Reign Philadelphia - Rage
    Portland - Power New England - Blizzard
    Colorado - Xplosion Nashville - Noise
    Chicago - Condors Columbus - Quest
    Assets include team merchandise, furniture fixtures and equipment, game video's and preference actions.

  • In re: Amerian Bros., Inc.
    1995

    Action No. 95-54103 MM
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Marilyn Morgan
    1995: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Allen's Auto Body
    1999

    Action No. 96-33866-DM-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1999: Disbursing Agent for an auto body business. Monthly payments on administrative expense(s) and disbursements to general unsecured creditors.

  • In re: Affinicorp USA
    2000

    Action No. 99-49692-T-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2000: Disbursement of payments to general unsecured creditors under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.

  • In re: Advalloy, Inc.
    1990

    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.

  • Home Savings of America FSB vs. Richard J. Wanless, et al.
    1991

    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.

  • Heritage Bank of Commerce vs. Toan Cong Bui
    2009

    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.

  • Heller First Capital Corporation vs. Boss Auto Parts
    1997

    Action No. H197903-3
    Superior Court, Alameda County, Hayward Division - Judge John F. Kraetzer
    1997: Liquidation of retail auto parts store located in Fremont, California.

  • Heller First Capital Corp. vs. Stephen P. Fontenot
    1998

    Action No. 98AS05759
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - Judge John R. Lewis
    1998: Management and operation of pizza and pasta restaurant franchise located in Sacramento.  Supervision of manager, assistant manager, and staff of 25 employees.  Extensive negotiations with vendors.

  • Heller First Capital Corp. vs. Michael J. Mayfield
    1998

    Action No. 97AS05201
    Superior Court, Sacramento County - Judge John R. Lewis
    1998: Receiver appointed to manage and operate a franchise delicatessen business located in Sacramento.  After review of books and records, the operation was closed due to negative monthly cash flow and extensive accrued payables.

  • Heller Financial Inc. vs. Imani and Baranriz
    2009

    Action No. 108-CV-129721
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge William J. Elfving
    2009: Appointed Receiver to facilitate the inspection and testing of the property at 1465 Monterey Highway, San Jose, California by environmental consultants.

  • HD Interconnect Technology
    2002

    Azusa, California
    2002: HD Interconnect Technology Corporation was a company that focused on the development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of adhesiveless thin copper laminates (single and double sided with maximum copper thickness less than 10 micro inches) to the Flexible Circuit Industries. Products were initially comprised of adhesiveless thin Copper and Polyimide films (COP). The assets were sold for $400,000 along with an assumption of the leased premises. One hundred percent payment to creditors plus ten percent interest and a partial distribution to shareholders.

  • Hayes, Orly & Cundall, Inc.
    2004

    Sausalito, California
    2004: Assignee for an advertising firm . Liquidation of FF&E and collection of accounts receivable.

  • Hawaiian Distribution Systems, Inc. (HDS)
    2000

    San Leandro, California
    Los Angeles, California
    Seattle, Washington
    2000: Assignee for a shipping container company. Sale of all assets including leasehold interest in Los Angeles and sale of furniture, fixtures and equipment in San Leandro and Seattle. Worked with secured creditor until paid in full with balance of accounts receivable available to general unsecured creditors.

  • Growers Produce vs. Hoon Chul Chun, United Produce, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Greens.com
    2000

    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Beaverton, Oregon
    2000: Assignee for a golf reservations Internet company. Sale of all assets including website and domain name to third party purchaser for $2.1 million. Establishment of creditor listing for disbursement to creditors. An interim distribution of $.05 was issued to general unsecured creditors. Extensive income, sales and payroll tax preparation.

  • 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.

  • Great Northern Insured Annuity Corp. vs. Firouzbakht, et al.
    1997

    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.

  • Grand Central Communications, Inc.
    2005

    San Francisco, California
    2005: Grand Central had technology that included the software products of Swivel, Business Network Services (BSN) and Blue Spark. The Assignee operated the business and maintained the customer contracts until a sale of assets was completed. The purchaser assumed debt, converted unsecured debt to equity (subordinating to remaining unsecureds), and paid cash for a total estimated value of $1 million dollars.

  • Gilbert E. Brigham and Eunice Silva Taylor  vs. James A. Bobb, et al.
    1997

    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.

  • Gibraltar Savings vs. Markwest Corp.
    1986

    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.

  • Gibraltar Savings vs. Certified Builders
    1986

    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.

  • Gibraltar Savings and Loan Association

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

  • General Electrical Capital Corp. vs. Greenleaf Distribution, Inc.
    2002

    Action No. 02-039664
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Ronald Sabraw
    2002:  Receiver appointed to manage, operate or liquidate a computer component company located in Fremont and in City of Industry. The company was liquidated with extensive accounts receivable collection work resulting in collections in excess of $1.5 million.  The receiver was required to respond to discovery and to comply she had to complete an inventory of 900+ boxes of records to create an index.  Sale of assets through private sales and auction with proceeds in excess of $1 million.

  • General Electric Capital Corporation vs. Oakland Brokaw Partners
    1996

    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.

  • General Electric Capital Corporation vs R.B. Lake Amir Office, etc., et al
    2003

    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

  • GECC vs. Elk Grove & I5, LLC
    2008

    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.

  • GE Capital Asset Management Corporation vs. California Apartment Properties, Ltd., et al.
    1993

    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.

  • GE Capital Asset Management Corp. vs. Marconi Terrace Associates, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Fyad Daya vs Mateo P. Tosbath, et al
    2003

    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.

  • FSLIC in its Capacity as Receiver for Vernon Savings and Loan vs. Douglas L. Chamberlain
    1988

    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.

  • Friends of Photography
    2002

    San Francisco, California
    2002: Assignee for Friends of Photography, a California non-profit public benefit corporation founded by Ansel Adams promoted the growth and visibility of the art of photography for more than thirty years through exhibitions, publications and educational experiences. The largest asset of the Friends was the Legacy Collection, 138 photographs by Ansel Adams. It was sold by the Assignee for its appraised value of $1,820,000. One hundred percent payment to creditors plus ten percent interest. Any remaining funds will be contributed to other non-profit originations.

  • Fresh Latitudes World Café, Inc. previously known as World Wrapps, Inc.
    2000

    San Francisco, California
    2000: Assignee for an 18 store 'Pacific Rim' type fast food chain with locations throughout Northern and Southern California. Sale of assets for $400,000 plus lease assumptios to a third party purchaser. Landlord negotiations, review and compilation of creditor information.

  • Ford Motor Credit Company vs. Chong Kong Garment Corporation/ Security Pacific National Bank vs. Elegant Knits of California, Inc./ Century Bank vs. Yee Knitwear, Leetex Garment Manufacturing Corporation
    1991

    Action Nos. 934548/934621/934443
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Stuart R. Pollak
    1991: Fraudulent activity case with over 30 business entities located in San Francisco and Oakland, California, involving lessors/lenders with leases/loans in excess of $50 million for knitting/sewing equipment and accounts receivable.

  • Foothill Thrift and Loan vs. Zev Ben-Simon, et al.
    1992

    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.

  • Foodcomm International, Inc.
    2006

    Action No. 106 CV 058626
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Neil A. Cabrinha
    2006: Receiver appointed to wind up and dissolve the corporation through a proposed Plan of Dissolution.  The Plan required the preparation of a sale package and an auction procedure as a 'going concern'   and included all owned/leased equipment, corporate office building, leased Australia office, trademarks, goodwill, produce inventory, intellectual property, and corporate information including domain name, company name, website, copyrights, packaging and customer lists.  Just prior to going to the market for sale, the Receiver held several mediation sessions between the shareholders, which resulted in a buyout, and continuation of the business.

  • Food All the Time, Inc. vs. Jalhoa, Inc.; Sebastiao Uchoa
    2005

    Action No. CGC 04 436290
    Superior Court, County of  San Francisco - Judge Ronald Evans Quidachay
    2005:  The Receiver took control of a Pizza Man Restaurant located in San Francisco, California and entered into a management contract for the daily operations of the business.

  • Flying Packets, Inc. vs. A-S-1, Inc. et al
    2004

    Action No. CGC0404311553
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge James L. Warren
    2004: Receiver appointed to obtain control of the collateral including technology, software, patent applications and all other intellectual property.

  • Flycode, Inc.
    2001

    San Francisco, California
    2001: Assignee for a peer-to-peer venture with strategic focus on the funding, development and exploitation of a secure on-line video and image distribution technology. Flycode developed and released a beta version of its client software in 2001. Sale of patent application.

  • Fleming Companies

    San Francisco, California
    Preparation of business evaluation of retail grocery operation in Oakland, California.

  • First Republic Thrift & Loan vs. Elouise Duncan, Homayoun Naimi, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • First Republic Bank vs. Ira Lawson
    1998

    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.

  • First National Bank of Chicago as Trustee and agent AMRESCO/CPC Joint Venture vs. Richard O. Choy, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • First Interstate Mortgage Company vs. Edward W. Mattos, Maryann R. Mattos, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • First Interstate Bank of California vs. Amber Grove Investors, Alta Sunrise Partnership, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • First American Title Company of Marin vs. David A. Loss, Gina A. Loss, Shahnam Davani, et al
    2001

    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.

  • Finova Capital Corporation vs. RJW Lumber Company
    2000

    Action No. 224656
    Superior Court, Sonoma County - Judge Laurence K. Sawyer
    2000: Receiver for lumber company in Healdsburg that had closed prior to appointment. Employed auctioneer to liquidate remaining lumber, lumber equipment, vehicles and office equipment.

  • Fidelity Federal Bank, FSB, a Federal Savings Bank vs. David Perry, an individual
    1999

    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.

  • Fidelity Federal Bank vs. Leopold Reiter, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Federal National Mortgage Association vs. Vera Cruz Group, Village Green Group, et al.
    1998

    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.  

  • Federal National Mortgage Association vs. Farber, Evans, et al.
    1997

    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.

  • FDIC vs. Brill & Harrington Investments, et al.
    1992

    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.

  • FDIC vs. 3353 Bradshaw Road, et al.
    1991

    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.

  • Expert Witness for the Western Asbestos Company Litigation

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Oakland, California
    Consultant to official unsecured creditors' committee as Chapter 7 expert witness. The Honorable Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky noted the expert witness testimony of Susan Uecker as follows: "Conflicting evidence was testified that, if this case were converted to Chapter 7, it would likely be concluded in two years. A witness called by the Plan Proponents - Susan Uecker ("Uecker"), who frequently serves as a Chapter 11 Trustee and State Court Receiver locally - testified that it would take at least five years to conclude a Chapter 7 case of this type. The Court found Uecker's testimony more convincing than the (Hartford witness-name deleted)."

  • 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.

  • 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 Lia Triff Belli Litigation Against Melvin M. Belli

    San Francisco, California
    Review of extensive Receiver reports; preparation of report to parties regarding execution of Receiver's fiduciary duties.

  • Expert Witness for the Contra Loma Apartments Litigation

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Eva Roza dba Roza & Company vs. Richard A. McArdle, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Equitable Mortgage vs. John Papalardo
    1985

    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.

  • EndUp Corporation fka Imaginarium, Inc.
    1998

    Action No. 96-45071 T
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1998: Extensive review and analysis of personal property tax claims for a retail business. Winding down business operations and closing of main office. First distribution totaled $1.2 million with the second and final distribution of $3,630,513. Work on combining financial data received from the debtor and disbursing agent to allow for the coordination of annual tax return preparation.

  • Elemental Securities, Inc.
    2007

    San Mateo, California
    2007: The intellectual property of Elemental Securities, Inc., including source code and documentation, policy templates, patents, trademarks and logos, domain name and customer contacts, was sold along with the building equipment and demonstration equipment for $100,000. A non-exclusive IP license was also sold by the Assignee. A distribution of $.94 on the $1.00 was issued to unsecured creditors.

  • Ekona Architecture and Planning
    2003

    San Francisco, California
    2003: Assignee for an architecture firm that specialized in the design of Greek Orthodox churches, community centers and public service buildings in the United States and Canada. Negotiation of sale of fixed assets and assignment of contracts.Attempted collection of more than $500,000 in accounts receivable.

  • eBalance.com
    2001

    San Francisco, California
    2001: Assignee for an Internet company that created a data aggregation system. The software was designed to automate the collection and aggregation of financial information for a main account as well as other external accounts such as investment, banking, credit cards, corporate benefits to provide a total financial view of a customer's portfolio. Negotiation of royalty payment on intellectual property. Sale of hardware and establishment of creditor listing for disbursement to creditors.

  • Dubay vs. Simmons
    1988

    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.

  • Dorothy Daniels vs. KPlatinum Group, Inc.
    2007

    Action No. C07-00483
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge David Flinn
    2007: Appointed Receiver to investigate KPlatinum Group, Inc. and numerous subsidiaries that had a cash investment program with investors.  Efforts were hindered by a lack of books and records due to seizure by the U.S. Attorney prior to the appointment of the Receiver.  The Receiver reported to the Court approximately $7.2 million in potential investor claims.  The Court established a claims procedure and the Receiver analyzed, compiled and computed allowed claims information for final Court approval and distribution.

  • Donald Bruzzone, Mary A. Bruzzone, et al. vs. Russell Bruzzone, Milton Bruzzone, et al.
    1996

    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.

  • Dolores Magpantay vs. Adelaida C. Alejo
    1986

    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.

  • Dependable Acceptance Co. vs. Glacier Bottled Water Company, et al.
    1993

    Action No. H 161928-7
    Superior Court, Alameda County - Judge Ronald M. Sabraw
    1993: Management, operation and liquidation of a bottled water plant located in Hayward, California.

  • Dennis M. Carlin vs. Pine Street Properties, Joseph Gereghty, et al.
    1992

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

  • Demand Video, Inc.
    2001

    Sunnyvale, California
    Santa Monica, California
    2001: Assignee for a development stage company. The company devoted its efforts toward developing the technologies and methodologies to provide video-on-demand services to consumers using bi-directional broadband networks. Liquidation of assets, review and compile creditor information. Work with accountants to complete pre-assignment tax work.

  • David Frank Rios, Trustee, et al vs. Morro Road Homes, LLC, Kelly V. Gearhart, Hurst Financial Corporation, et al
    2008

    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.

  • Daiwa Finance Corp. vs. Robert A. Imhoff, et al.
    1997

    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.
    1997

    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.

  • Dafne Corporation

    San Francisco, California
    Consultant to corporation to determine financial status of the corporation after closure.

  • CSFB 2000-C1 Oakland Office Building Limited Partnership vs TCC Swan Way LLC
    2009

    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.

  • Crown Life Insurance Company vs. Seaboard Partners, et al.
    1993

    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.

  • Creditors' Committee for the Atherton Bankruptcy Case

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

  • Creditors Committee for the Bornemeier Bankruptcy Case

    San Jose, California
    Preparation of business evaluation of Elan Products, Inc., a wholesale kitchenware product company.

  • Creditland.com
    2001

    San Francisco, California
    2001: Assignee for an Internet company that was an e-finance enabler for lenders and consumers. Creditland centralized decision technology for a network of lenders who covered the entire credit spectrum. Review and compilation of creditor information. Extensive preference actions resulting in $181,325.91 to the estate as of 9/30/02.

  • Cooperatech fka Rome Corporation

    San Francisco, California
    Financial Consultant to Board of Directors of a company in the business of developing, marketing and selling credit risk software for the energy commodities industries. Engaged to assist in supervision and completion of the terms of the asset purchase agreement including lease assignments, note payments, earn-out accounting, and escrow provisions. Additional work to terminate 401(k) and FSA accounts, close accounts, and complete tax refund application and sales tax payments.

  • Consolidated Intercapital Corporation, et al. vs. Care Partners, Inc., et al.
    1994

    Action No. 161-642
    Superior Court, Marin County - Judge Beverly Bloch Savitt
    1994: Continuation of company operations involving health care billing and eventual sale of business.

  • Conformia Software, Inc
    2009

    Sunnyvale, California
    2009: Conformia Software, Inc. was a leading developer of enterprise product and process lifecycle management software solutions for highly regulated process industries such as drug development and technology transfer to commercial manufacturing with the life sciences industry. After extensive due diligence, the intellectual property, which included patents, trademarks, domain name and software, was sold for close to $1 million to a Fortune 500 company.

  • Concord Toyota Sales vs. Khalsa European Motors
    1988

    Action No. C88-00936
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Michael J. Phelan
    1988: Possession and sale of four custom automobiles located in Concord, California.

  • Comerica Bank, a Michigan Banking Corporation vs. Capitol Reprographics LLC
    2007

    Action No. 107CV-089892
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Neal A. Cabrinha
    2007: Appointed Receiver to collect accounts receivable totaling approximately $1.4 million.

  • Comerica Bank - California vs. usprint Corporation; Keith D. Hylton et al
    2002

    Action No. C02-00725
    Superior Court, County of Contra Costa - Judge Walter D. Rogers
    2002:  Receiver appointed to oversee financial aspects of business, large transactions and transactions outside the ordinary course of business.  Company operated a printing plant and CD manufacturing plant in Brentwood, California.

  • Columbus Savings and Loan Association

    San Rafael, California
    Consultation on and operation of 1,000-plus-unit self-storage facility in Santa Rosa, California.

  • Cogit Corporation
    2001

    San Francisco, California
    2001: Provided clients, primarily e-commerce sites, with consumer analysis and e-targeting products. The company enabled e-marketers to create a unique web environment for each visitor by leveraging anonymous demographic, lifestyle and behavioral profiles. It created an anonymous visitor profile that allowed web sites to customize products, services and content.

  • Cody's

    Berkeley, California
    Financial Consultant to book store company to bring books and records current for further evaluation of financial status.

  • Coast Federal Bank vs. Richard Hague, Linda Hague
    1994

    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. Gerald P. Gulseth, Mary Jane Gulseth, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Coast Federal Bank vs. F&M Limited No. 1 et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Coast Federal Bank vs. Dorotea Diaz, Paula Diaz, Jack D. Heath, et al.
    1995

    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.

  • Citicorp Real Estate, Inc., a Delaware corporation vs. Rincon Center Associates, et al
    1999

    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.

  • Citicorp Real Estate, Inc. vs. Chrysler MacNally Corporation, et al
    1999

    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.

  • Citibank, N.A. vs. Tay Sauveur and Hong Buu Sauveur
    2009

    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.

  • Citibank, Federal Savings Bank, a Federal Savings Bank vs. Shen Motor Company, et al
    1999

    Action No. 409557
    Superior Court, San Mateo County - Judge James H. Ellis
    1999: Manage and operate four car dealerships located in Burlingame and Redwood City, California as follows:
    Shen Motor Company - Infiniti - Redwood City
    Shen Lincoln-Mercury-Mitsubishi - Burlingame
    President Chevrolet-Geo, Inc. - Burlingame
    Extensive accounting and administrative issues.  Sale of two dealerships through negotiations with potential purchasers resulting in $500,000 to Estate.  Auction of remaining assets.  Coordination and closing of pension.

  • Chow vs. Chow
    2000

    Action No. D99-00881
    Superior Court, Contra Costa County - Judge Josanna Berkow
    2000: A divorce action involving the management and operation of the Oriental Market located in Oakland's Chinatown.  Acted as mediator in settlement conference which resulted in a settlement between the parties.

  • 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.

  • California Western States vs. Pacific Properties dba Woodbridge Corporate Center
    1991

    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.

  • California National Bank vs. Donald Goff
    1992

    Action No. V-004347-6
    Superior Court, Alameda County, Eastern Division - Judge Mark L. Eaton
    1992: Management and operation of gas station in Livermore, California offering both diesel and regular gasoline; underground storage tank compliance; extensive accounting and tax reporting responsibilities.

  • California Federal Bank vs. Ritchie-Alameda Associates
    1990

    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.

  • California Federal Bank vs. Iliabee Headrick
    1998

    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.

  • Cain vs. Jue
    2000

    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.

  • Bridge Bank vs. Blue Frog Mobile NV, Inc. et all
    2008

    Action No.108CV105297
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Neal A. Cabrinha
    2008: Appointed Limited Purpose Receiver to collect accounts receivable totaling approximately $600,000.

  • Black Pearl, Inc.
    2004

    San Francisco, California
    2004: Black Pearl, Inc. was engaged in the business of developing enterprise software solutions that proactively identify and prioritize hidden revenue opportunities and business risks, delivering actionable advise to the point of the decision eliminating costly manual processes. The company had ceased operations prior to the Assignment. The Assignee sold the intellectual property for $200,000 and liquidated the remaining personal property assets.

  • Black Hog, Inc.
    2001

    Sunnyvale, California
    2001: Assignee for a web-based application of a complete system created to make the procurement of custom direct materials in the semi-conductor capital equipment industry simpler and more efficient from a single source for both buyers and suppliers.

  • Beverly Hills Savings vs. Alcosta Mall Phase III
    1987

    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.

  • Berneking vs. Zweig
    1998

    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.

  • Berkeley Federal Bank & Trust FSB vs. Roger Huddlestone, Laura Huddlestone, et al.
    1996

    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.

  • Bent Severin

    San Francisco, California
    Consultant to Bank of the Orient in liquidation of an architectural firm. Review records, prepare accounts receivable listing and coordinate turnover of leased premises to landlord.

  • BeautyScene.com
    2000

    San Francisco, California
    2000: Assignee of an ebusiness cosmetic retailer. Sale of website and all assets to third party purchaser for $400,000 plus assumption of leases within an extremely limited time frame due to diminishing value of the assets. Establishment of creditor listing for disbursement to creditors. Extensive payroll reconciliation work for pre-assignment period to determine tax liability.

  • Bank of the Orient vs.Prospero Asen - Loo, Bette Asen-Loo, et al.
    1997

    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.

  • Bank of the Orient vs.Cane & Reed Imports, Inc., et al.
    1997

    Action No. 990578
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Raymond D. Williamson, Jr.
    1997: Liquidation of retail wicker furniture store and wholesale outlet located in South San Francisco, California.  Successful collection of accounts receivable and coordination and completion of tax returns.

  • Bank of the Orient vs. Gillian J. Hall, Stefanie A. Jackson, Ajay L. Jackson, et al.
    1997

    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.

  • Bank of San Pedro vs. Frank Schuette, Debora Schuette, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Bank of Contra Costa vs. NLS Investments
    1986

    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.

  • 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
    2009

    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.

  • Bank of America National Trust & Savings Association, et al. vs. Mathew F.C. Miau, et al.
    1996

    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.

  • Balcor Pension Investors - V vs. International Teleport Plaza Associates
    1992

    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.

  • Avitom, Inc.
    2003

    Danville, California
    2003: Avitom, Inc. fka Motiva, Inc., a provider of global enterprise incentive management (EIM) software and services, enabling companies to create and manage flexible, highly targeted incentive programs. Liquidation of FF&E and attempted collection of more than $500,000 in accounts receivable.

  • ATG Cygnet , Inc.

    San Jose, California
    Consultant to Responsible Person under Confirmed Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for disbursement of allowed claims.

  • Arcom Electronics, Inc.
    2001

    Milpitas, California
    2001: Assignee for a value added reseller of data communications equipment and systems integrator. Review and compile creditor information. Work with secured creditor until paid in full with balance of accounts receivable available to general unsecured creditors. Liquidation of fixed assets by auction. Disbursement of 88 cents on the dollar to unsecured creditors.

  • Arbitration Between Friedman Development and Farming Company and Eliott Cushman et al.
    2003

    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.

  • American General Life Insurance vs. India Basin Plaza, et al.
    1994

    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.

  • Amalgamated Bank vs. Windbridge, LLC
    2009

    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.

  • AdForce,Inc.
    2001

    Cupertino, California
    Costa Mesa, California
    2001: Assignee for a provider of centralized, outsourced advertising management and delivery services through the Internet. Design of software that enabled publishers and advertisers to schedule and manage campaigns, target customers, forecast ad inventory, deliver ads, and efficiently handle reporting and billing. Extensive negotiation for the sale of assets with two purchasers. Collection of accounts receivable in excess of $285,000 which exceeded offers to purchase all the assets. Review and compile creditor information as well as work with numerous equipment lessors and landlords at both locations.

  • Active Reasoning
    2007

    San Mateo, California
    2007: Active Reasoning assets included intellectual property of value. The IP was marketed and sold for $2 million to a Fortune 500 company with payment in full to the secured creditor with net proceeds available for unsecured creditors. The remaining equipment assets were liquidated for the benefit of the creditors.

  • 1801 Partnership, L.P., et al. vs. Bank of America, WHBA Real Estate Limited Partnership, et al.
    1996

    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.

  • SEC vs SFRC
    SEC vs SFRC
    February 21, 2017

    Securities and Exchange vs. San Francisco Regional Center, LLC, et al
    Action No. 3:17-CV-00223-rs
    United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco, Division
    Judge Richard Seeborg
    2017:   Appointed Receiver and Monitor for San Francisco Regional Court;
    California Gold Medal, LP; Call Socket Entities (Call Socket, LP; Call Socket II, LP;
    Call Socket III, LP; Call Socket, LLC; Call Socket II, LLC; Call Socket III, LLC);
    Comprehensive Care of Oakland, LP; NA3PL, LP; West Oakland Plaza, LP;
    Comprehensive Care of California, LLC; Immedia, LLC; and  North America 3PL, LLC
    as Defendants and Call Socket Holding Company, LLC; Call Socket III Holding Co., LLC;
    Berkeley Healthcare Dynamics, LLC; Central California Farms, LLC and
    JL Gateway, LLC.


    The Court Ordered the marketing and sale of Runway, a technology innovation hub for entre preneurs and corporate partners with co-working space, corporate partners, events and accelerators.  Runway was located at the Twitter Building at 1355 Market Street, San Francisco, California.  The lease was assumed and all assets sold for an initial bid of $525,000 and a final overbid of $1,550.000. 

    In June 2017 the Order Extending Scope of Receivership added Comprehensive Care of California, LLC; Comprehensive Care of Oakland, LP; North America 2 PL, LLC; and Berkeley Healthcare Dynamics, LLC (Monitor defendants) to the Receivership action.

    The Court Ordered the marketing and sale of the JL Gateway Shipping Center located at 800-900 Market Street in Oakland, California in October 2017.

    In October 2017 the Court Ordered the closing of the Call Socket II, LP Call Center.

    Pursuant to Order of the Court, the personal property of Central California Farms, LLC was sold for $45,000.

    Additionally, the Receiver worked with immigration counsel regarding the USCIS Notice of Intent to Terminate (NOIT) SFRC and other immigration related issues.

    The Court Ordered in February 2018 to close North America 3PL, LLC a logistics business.

  • Northwest Bank vs. Green Tillage, LLC
    Northwest Bank vs. Green Tillage, LLC
    Apr 2016

    Action No. 15-05816
    Court of Common Pleas, Lancaster County, PA, Judge David L. Ashworth
    2016:     Appointed Receiver to sell all trademarks, tradenames, trade dress and copy rights, "Intellectual Property".  The IP related to the packaging and marketing of seed in advance of the planting season which required the sale to be expedited.

  • JL Gateway
    JL Gateway
    Feb 22, 2017

    Thorofare Asset Based Lending Fund III, et al vs. JL Gateway LLC, et al
    Action No. RG17847232
    Superior Court, County of Alameda, Judge Robert McGuiness
    2017:     Receiver appointed to manage and operate JL Gateway, LLC a 58,000 square foot shopping center with a 7,000 square foot McDonald's franchise and a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise along with excess land of 58,000 square feet.

  • Viking Trading
    Viking Trading
    Nov 16, 2015

    Viking Trading Company dba Unicorn Books and Crafts
    Petaluma, California
    2015:     The business inventory, fixed assets along with website and toll free telephone number were sold.  Additionally, significant accounts receivable were billed and collected.  the office and equipment lease(s) were assumed by the buyer.

  • Rainbow Chefs
    Rainbow Chefs
    Nov 17, 2015

    Rainbow Chefs
    San Mateo, California
    2015:     Rainbow Chefs was an educationsl consulting firm.  The intellectual property, including rademarks, service marks and logos were sold along with customer lists and contracts and websit and domain names.

  • Whitman
    Whitman
    March 2017

    Expert Witness for Whitman
    2017:     Review of Receiver fiduciary duties.  Qualified as an Expert Witness and testified at trial.

  • HVCH, LP vs Pacific Institute, et al
    HVCh, LP vs Pacific Institute, et al
    August 2017

    Action No CGC-14-540216
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco, Judge Ernest Goldsmith
    2016     Sales Administrator appointed to coordinate sale of 52 Unit, 103 bed, Senior House Porfolio located in San Francisco, California, at 601-624 Laguna Street.  Selected broker team, charged with oversight of sale, worked with buyer, broker and parties to complete a sale for $25 million.

  • Allen Young vs Thomas Henderson, CallSocket, LC, et al
    Allen Young vs Thomas Henderson, CallSocket, LC, et al
    March 28, 2016

    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 3 office buildings, 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 the I. Magnin building 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.

  • MUFG Union Bank, N.A. vs. Chateau Julien, Inc.
    MUFG Union Bank, N.A. vs. Chateau Julien, Inc.
    July 2015

    Action No. M129403
    Superior Court, County of Monterey, Judge Susan J. Matcham
    2015:  Receiver appointed to take possession of wine inventory located at two wine storage facilities.  The Receiver will sell or liquidate subject to Court approval.

  • Rabbank vs. Gilroy Annex Holdings, LLC, fka The Garlic Farm Annex, LLC
    Rabobank vs. Gilroy Annex Holdings, LLC, fka The Garlic Farm Annex, LLC
    May 2015

    Action No. 1-14-CV-259720
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara, Judge Beth McGowen
    2015:  Appointed Receiver for Gilroy Annex located at 5758 Monterey Road in Gilroy, California.  It consists of a 44,103 sq .ft. truck maintenance facility and yard storage area on 8.21 acres.  The receiver listed the property for sale and/or lease.

  • Sharp Electronics Pte Ltd., Singapore,vs Treeview Company, Ltd, Somchai Chitpedakorn, KYO Computers, Inc. et al
    Sharp Electronics Pte Ltd., Singapore,vs Treeview Company, Ltd, Somchai Chitpedakorn, KYO Computers, Inc. et al
    October 2014

    Action No. RG13662945
    Superior Court,County of Alameda, Judge Robert McGuiness
    2014:  Appointed to provide reporting, disclosure, production of documents, notice and any other act, for defendants as required by a May 7, 2014 Preliminary Injunction with specific requirements relating to Treeview Company, Ltd., KYO Computers, Inc., Prisma Pro (America, Inc.) and SK International, Inc.  Uecker provided Compliance Reports #1, #2, and #3 with extensive financial information on the Defendant entities.

    Receiver appointed to take possession, custody and control of all assets of Defendants located in Hayward, California.  The Receiver had the authority to determine whether the businesses were a going concern or should be wound down and/or liquidated.  Based on the previously issued Compliance Reports #1, #2 and #3, the Receiver closed the business and liquidated the recycling.

  • Kearny SL1,LP vs. Mayhew Center, LLC
    Kearny SL1,LP vs. Mayhew Center, LLC
    June 2014

    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.

  • People of the State of California vs. Wenshi Ni
    People of the State of California vs. Wenshi Ni
    June 2014

    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.

  • People of the State of California vs. Minge Li
    People of the State of California vs. Minge Li
    June 2014

    Action No. WWM595749
    Superior Court, County of Alameda, Judge Tara M. Desautels
    2014:  Receiver appointed for 7560 Altura Place in Oakland, California which is a residential single family home under construction.  No insurance was in place upon appointment.  To obtain insurance coverage the Receiver had to complete several insurance requirements and coverage was placed.  This is a Penal Code Section 186.11 case.  The property was sold for $480,000 with net proceeds to the Alameda County District Attorney's office.

  • Evgeni Litvak, et zl vs. Yuri Galashov, et al
    Evgeni Litvak, et zl vs. Yuri Galashov, et al
    February 2013

    Action No. GCG 11-511609
    Superior Court, County of San Francisaco Unlimited Civil Jurisdiction, Judge Peter J. Busch
    2013:  Appointed Referee in a partition action to sell one condominium unit in a two condominium unit building located at 547 27th Avenue, San Francisco, California.  The property was listed and sold for $950,000.  The Referee worked with the other condominium owner to set up a temporary Home Owner’s Association account for common area charges and accounting per the CC&R’s.  An accounting report for the Court was also required.

  • Mehrdad Elie vs Kathleen Smith, et al
    Mehrdad Eli vs Kathleen Smith, et al
    December 2012

    Action No. 26-53342
    Superior Court, County of Napa, Judge Diane M. Price
    20012:  Supplemental Order regarding enforcement of payment obligations arising fromt he sale of Napa Smith Brewery and Winery, LLC assets.  Settlement with Napa Smith Holdings, LLC for $400,000.

  • Clovershield, Inc.
    Clovershield, Inc.
    April 2015

    San Diego, California
    2015:  Clovershield, dba Herbalizer, is a company responsible for creating the Herbalizer Smart Vape.  The Herbalizer was engineered to simplify and improve the perception of vaporization.  The patents, trademarks and miscellaneous equipment and contacts were sold/assigned.

  • Giga Omni Media
    Giga Omni Media
    March 2015

    SanFrancisco, California
    2015: Giga was a blog related media company located in San Frncisco, California.  The blog offered news analysis and opinions on startups, merging technologies and other technology related topics.  There were two secured creditors who foreclosed on their collateral and have not been paid in full to date.  The Assignee will be completing the tax returns and dissolution of the Delaware Company.

  • Sorbent Therapeutics, Inc.
    Sorbent Therapeutics, Inc.
    July 2014

    Sunnyvale, California
    2014:
      Therapeutics, Inc. was a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for cardiovascular and renal diseases.  The most recent 3rd Quarter 2014 STEPWISE clinical study results did not produce the anticipated results and the Company engaged Uecker & Associates, Inc. as Assignee.  We retained patent counsel to prepare a patent review and summary.  The IP patents were sold for $425,000.

  • Joseph Connelly vs Colleen Holland
    July 2014

    Action No. CGC 12-523731
    Superior Court, San Francisco County - Judge Lillian K. Sing
    2014:  Receiver appoionted to manage VegNews, an award winning Vegan Magazine and website located in San Francisco, California.

  • Gregory Finkelson, Trustee of the 2008 STVKA Trust vs Ludmila Romasenko, et al
    Gregory Finkelson, Trustee of the 2008 STVKA Trust vs Ludmila Romasenko, et al
    April 2012

    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.

  • 1700 California Holdings, LLC vs. Tania Trednnick Peggs, as Trustee of the Allibert Marital Trust et al
    June 2012

    Action No. CGC 10-5005764
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge James McBride
    2012:  Appointed Referee for a partition sale auction of the land at 1700 California Street, San Francisco, California.  The .54 acre parcel is ground leased to the owner of the Leasehold Improvements through December 31, 2035.  The Leasehold Improvements are owned by the ground tenant but upon expiration, the Leasehold Improvements revert to the land owner.  The Referee engaged the services of a real estate broker to market the property for sale to national and international buyers.  The sale consisted of multiple qualified buyers, 179 overbids and a sale price of $30.4 million.

  • Comerica Bank vs GFLIP III et al
    June 2012

    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.

  • Francis Vait vs. Lorenza Vait
    December 2011

    Action No. FF-009473741
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Commissioner Thomas J. Nixon
    2011:  Appointed Receiver for five properties including three single family homes, one condominium and an ownership share in a privately owned recreational facility.  Prepared and submitted a Receiver's Report on real estate with description, occupancy, mortgage, property taxes, income, opinion of value and condition comments.  Additionally reported on other Receivership assets including vehicles, stock, life insurance policies, CalPers retirement benefits and judgments.

  • Bank of Marin vs. Auto Care Mall of Fremont, Inc.
    May 2012

    Action No. 112CV219383
    Superior Court, County of Alameda - Judge Ronni B. Maclaren
    2012:  Receiver appointed for Auto Care Mall located at 40851 - 40967 Albrae Street, Fremont, California.  This property is a 2.98 acre multi tenant retail center consisting of approximately 38,226 square feet.  It is occupied exclusively by auto service related businesses.  The Receiver engaged the services of a leasing broker for the property.  The debtor filed for Chapter 11 and the Receiver was excused from turnover.

  • Chapman, Popik & White, LLP
    2012

    San Francisco, California
    2012:  Consultant to San Francisco law firm to assist in an orderly dissolution process.  A dissolution task list was created and specific timelines established.

  • In re: Mortgage Fund '08 LLC
    February 2012

    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.

  • Piercy Road Investors, LLC vs. Lieu and Shan, LLC
    March 2012

    Action No. 112CV219383
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Patricia M. Lucas
    2012:  Appointed receiver to manage and operate 312 Piercy Road in San Jose, California which is an industrial R&D flex condominum with 5,916 square feet.  The property is leased to a single tenant.

  • Blackburn & Sons Realty Capital Corporation vs. Olawummi Hassan (aka) Ola Hassan
    February 2012

    Action No. 112CV219216
    Superior Court, Santa Clara County - Judge Patricia M. Lucas
    2012: Receiver appointed for 167 and 187 South Main Street, Milpitas, California.  The property consists of two separate buildings with 3,000 square feet and 1,000 square feet respectively.  The properties are occupied by food service related tenants.  The debtor filed for Chapter 7 and the Receiver was excused from turnover.

  • Union Bank vs. Tunt Enterprises, et al, Tom Tunt and Darcy Tunt
    February 2012

    Action No. 26-57915
    Superior Court, County of Napa - Judge Francisca P.Toisher
    2012:  Appointed Receiver to manage and operate the White House Inn, a luxury Inn and spa, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, located in Napa, California.  The property consists of four separate buildings with an in ground pool and jacuzzi, 16 guest rooms, an owner's residence and a two car garage.  The property was non-operational upon appointment of the Receiver,  The Receiver obtained a broker opinion of value and prepared a pre-operating budget.

  • Ode Magazine USA, Inc
    Ode Magazine USA, Inc.
    February 2012

    San Francisco, California
    2012:  Ode Magazine specialized in "the only community for intelligent optimists".  The Assignee had a business vlauation opinion report completed in order to value the Ode assets.  The sale of the Ode assets was completed in February 2012 for $900,000.00 of which the majority was assumed subscription liabilities.

  • Rabobank National Assoc. vs Acacia Real Estate LLC
    November 2011

    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
    October 2011

    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.

  • Point & Ship Software
    Point & Ship Software, Inc,
    December 2011

    Walnut Creek, California
    2011: 
    Point & Ship offered full service Shipping Expense Management Software™ (SEMS™) that gives businesses unrivaled control over their shipping, tracking, billing and reporting capabilities.  The Assignee sold the assets to a third party purchaser for $1.8 million.  There is tax work required and preference review.

  • Fuel Oil Systems vs. Robert Cook
    June 2011

    Action No. RG10-545518
    Appointment:  Provisional Director
    Northern District of California - Judge David Hunter
    2011:  Susan L. Uecker appointed Third Provisional Directory by the Honorable David Hunter for a company that provides turn-key installations of reliable diesel fuel support systems for emergency generator and bailers.

  • Evergreen Data Systems, Inc.

    Action No. 110-CV-164001
    Appointment:  Provisional Director
    Northern District of California - Judge Franklin E. Bondonno
    2011:  Susan L. Uecker appointed Provisional Director by the Honorable Franklin E. Bondonno for Evergreen Data Systems, Inc. with all the rights and powers of a Director until the deadlock of the Board of Directors or among shareholders of the corporation is broken or until the Provisional Directors are removed by Order of the Court or by approval of the outstanding shares.

  • Contractors Wire & Cable
    Sept 2011

    Livermore, California
    2011:  Assignee for Contractors Wire & Cable (CWC) with corporate offices in Livermore, California and warehouse locations in Texas, Georgia and Southern California.  The Assignee engaged a liquidator to assist with the sale of the wire, hardware, warehouse racking and vehicles.  The secured lender has been paid approximately $560,000 of its secured debt.  The accounts receivable collection continues.

  • Goodmail Systems, Inc.

    Mountain View, California
    2011:  Goodmail Sysems, Inc. assets included intellectual property that the Assignee packaged for sale.  The patents, trademarks, domain names and source codes were sold over a period of time.  Additionally accounts receivable were collected. Unsecured creditors were paid in full with interest.

  • Union Bank, N.A. vs Derek M. Archer, Roxann M. Archer, La Belle Epoque Suites
    LBE
    July 2011

    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.

  • Mehrdad Elie vs. Kathleen Smith, et al
    May 2011

    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.

  • Clark Family Cases
    April 2011

    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.

  • MPC Antelope Valley, LLC vs GFT Properties, LLC; Dima, LLC: MCK Properties, LLC
    June 2011

    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 Gilmour LLC
    Jun 2011

    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.

  • William Kaut vs. Judy L. Kelsey
    May 2011

    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.

  • Central Valley 1206, LLC vs Del Valle Capital Corporation, Inc.
    May 2011

    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.

  • GE Commercial Finance Business Property Corp. vs. Shasta Lassen LLC
    April 2011

    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
    April 2011

    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.

     

  • Valley Community Bank vs. Thomas A. Felardo, individually and doing business as Felardo Construction
    January 2011

    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

  • Deutche Bank National Trust Company vs. Ung
    February 2011

    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.

  • Georgia Ann Michell, Esq., dba Michell-Langsam vs. Diddo Clark
    November 1, 2010

    Action No. CIVMSC06-00418
    Superior Court, County of Contra Costa - Judge Judith Craddick
    2010: Receiver appointed to sell partnership or limited partnership interests in three apartment complex properties located in Pleasant Hill and Lafayette, California pursuant to a Charging Order.  The transferable interests” were sold by private sale and grossed $321,000.00.

  • Amersham, Inc.
    2010

    Louisville, Colorado
    2010:  Assignee of merged Intrex Global Solutions Corp. and Amersham, Inc.  The Company assets were sold in April 2010 with the Assignee engaged to monitor the sale earn-out for calendar years 2011, 2012 and 2013.  There is additional work for tax reporting and secured creditor distribution(s) each year.

  • Cuil, Inc.
    2010

    Menlo Park, California
    2010:  Cuil, Inc. was a search engine company located in Menlo Park, California.  The intellectual property included source code along with patent applications pending and trademarks.  The Assignee negotiated with several parties and sold the IP for $3.5 million to the highest bidder.

  • In re: Mount Diablo Young Men's Christian Association
    2010

    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.

  • Commercial Bank vs. Pappas Radio of California
    2010

    Action No. 1-10-CV-181577
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Peter H. Kirwan
    2010:  Receiver appointed to operate a 50,000KW radio station.  KTRB 860 AM (sports
    radio), located in San Francisco, California with a daytime tower in Hayward and a nighttime tower in Sunol.  KTRB broadcasted during 2010 the A's and Stanford football and basketball.  The FCC license was assigned to the Receiver.  The Receiver reduced staff, prepared operating budgets, worked with lessors and took steps necessary to maintain the radio station assets.  She prepared a request for Local Marketing Agreement (LMA) and solicited offers.  An ofer was accepted and approved by the Court.

  • Wells Fargo Bank vs. Clair Robison, etc., et al.
    2010

    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.

  • Mobile Ware, Inc. fka LimeLife
    2010

    Menlo Park, California
    Consultant to Board of Directors to assist in wind-down and dissolution of a digital media group.  Engaged to coordinate all activity including sale escrow oversight, liquidation of remaining assets, tax preparation, accounts receiveable collection, negotiation of payables and completion of the dissolution.

  • GECC vs. Walker
    2010

    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
    2010

    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.

  • Monterey Market, Inc.
    2010

    Action No. RG09459497
    Appointment:  Provisional Director
    Northern District of California - Judge Patrick J. Zika
    2010:  Susan L. Uecker appointed Provisional Director by the Honorable Patrick J. Zika for Monterey Market, Inc. with all  the rights and powers of a director pursuant to the bylaws of Monterey Market.  A settlement was reached by the parties in the case.

  • Interpacific Sales Co., Inc.
    Interpacific Sales Co., Inc.
    2010

    Citrus Heights, California
    2010:  Assignee of a U.S. subsidiary, ISC, a leading distributor of wooden doors and joinery products.  Assignee handled creditor notificaiton, claims review, accounts receivable negotiation and closure of the U.S. office.

  • MolliCoolz, LLC
    2010

    Stockton, California
    2010:  MolliCoolz, LL C specialized as an innoator in cryogenically frozen ice cream and frozen desserts with a production facility in Stockton, Califorhia.  They use patented technology to produce small beads of frozen ice cream, fruit juice, yogurt and sherbet that is free flowing at normal ice cream temperaturs.  A sale was negotiated for inventory, equipment, trademarks, intellectual property, general intangibles, and domain names to Dole Packaged Foods, LLC.

  • Helpstream, Inc.
    2010

    Mountain View, California
    2010:  The Assignee transitioned "Business Continuity Agreement" services including non-exclusive licenses, to ten existing customers for a fee before terminating online services.  The intellectual property included software and service products, object and source codes, copy rights and patents and were sold with the secured creditor paid down from the proceeds of sale.

  • Exopolis
    2010

    Los Angeles, California
    New York, New York
    2010:  Exopolis, an integrated creative studio with web, broadcase, mobile experimental and print capabilities, effected an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors in March 2010.  The Assignee negotiated an asset sale for $1.2 million with a third party which retired the secured debt and provided for potential earn-out(s) which may be available for unsecured debt.

  • Kitchenworks, Inc.
    2009

    San Rafael, California
    2009:  Assignee of a construction/kitchen refacing company.  Assignee handling creditor notification and preservation of tax refunds until determination of priority interest therein as between the Internal Revenue Service and secured creditor claims.

  • Just Countertops
    2009

    San Rafael, California
    2009:  Assignee of a construction/countertop replacement company.  Assignee handled creditor notification and claims review.

  • Security National Life Insurance Company vs. John Dean Tran, Tu Chi Chau, Dung Hoai Nguyen
    2010

    Action No. 1-10-CV-168600
    Superior Court, County of Santa Clara - Judge Kevin J. Murphy
    2010:  Appointed Receiver to manage and operate six out of twenty indusrial condominium units in one building located at 1850 10th Street in San Jose, California.

  • Ilya Sarkisyan vs. Jacob Kurnovskiy
    2010

    Action No. CGC-09-494782
    Superior Court, County of San Francisco - Judge Charlotte W. Woolard
    2010:  Receiver appointed in BAMX USA Motorcycles, Inc. to take possession of the property and business, perform a full accounting of the books and records regarding funding and net worth and cause a valuation to be conducted of the assets of BAMX.

  • Mehrdad Elie vs. Kathleen Smith, et al
    2009

    Action No. CIV 471364
    Superior Court, County of San Mateo - Judge John L. Grandsaert
    2009:  Receivership Order(s) charging interests in 1.) Napa Smith Restaurant Operations, LLC. 2.) Napa Smith Brewery & Winery, LLC, 3.) One Executive Way, LLC, 4.) Albion Castle, LLC, and 5.) 1225 San Raymundo Road, LLC.

  • Michelle Kaufmann Entities
    2009

    Oakland, California
    2009:  The Michelle  Kaufmann entities include MK Designs, MK Elements, MK Constructs and MK Homes.  These entities reflected a full service architectual firm that specialized in sustainable, innovative and high quality design using modular technology to create eco-friendly pre-designed homes.  The Assignee marketed and sold the assets including the CAD and production drawings, design materials, mechanical and structural engineering information for modular homes for $150,000.00.

  • Gene Ed, Inc.
    2009

    San Francisco, California
    2009:  Gene Ed developed and delivered e-learning solutions for life sciences organizations.  The intellectual property assets which included online course ware, user interface and viewing engine software, source code and learning objects, learning management sytem, distribution agreements, URL domain name and SSL certificates were marketed and sold for $200,000.00 to a third party purchaser.

  • Adiri, Inc.
    2009

    Palo Alto, California
    2009:  Assignee for baby bottle company with unique patent and trademark rights.  The intellectual property sale was negotiated and closed in March 2010 at $1,437,500.00.

  • Cathay Bank vs. Cecil Cheng, Tsau Y. Ho, Mei Y. Ho, Edmund G. Chen
    2010

    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.

  • Boral Private Bank vs. Burt Hamrol, Customer Service General Contracting, Inc. Hamrol Development, Inc.
    2010

    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.

  • Istar FM Loans LLC vs OPT Golden Hills VAC LLC
    2009

    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.
    2009

    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
    2009

    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.

     



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