is a Commercial Real Estate Expert Witness
with nationwide experience and a strong emphasis on California real estate. He has been advising clients on commercial real estate matters since 1993. Mr. Risberg is the founder of Advanced Appraisal International, Inc.
, based in San Francisco, California. Earlier in his career, he provided commercial real estate appraisal services to American Appraisal Associates, the world’s largest independent valuation firm. Mr. Risberg has appraised property for more than 400 clients, including over 20 Fortune 500 companies in over 30 states.
Noteworthy projects include participation in the valuation of more than 200 investment-grade properties for a major U.S. Life Insurance Company, more than 50 hotel valuations for Marriott International, nationwide retail property portfolio valuations for Copley Real Estate Advisors, and the appraisal of high-rise office buildings in Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.
Mr. Risberg has been hired as an Expert Witness
on many occasions and has testified at trials for a number of cases. His expertise is called upon to value complex properties and advise clients on real property matters. Consulting Services
are also provided in mediations, arbitrations or other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) settings such as JAMS or the American Arbitration Association to resolve matters that are not expected to go to trial.
Areas of Expertise
Changes in Market ConditionsConstruction Defect LitigationForensic ValuationsLand Value DisputesReal Estate Broker Standard of CareGround LeasesResidential PropertiesLandlord-Tenant DisputesPhysical Damage Claims to Real Estate Due to a Variety of Natural or Man-Made CausesLand Use and Zoning IssuesLease-Option ArbitrationsDivorce Cases