Orell Anderson, MAI, FRICS, ASA

Orell Anderson, MAI, FRICS, ASA

Mr. Anderson is a qualified expert in real estate damages with over 29 years of experience. He has been qualified as an expert in various courts across the United States and internationally, including the Federal Court of Australia. He serves as the Co-chair of the ABA’s Environmental Litigation Sub-Committee on Damages and Eminent Domain and is a member of several committees, including the IRWA Valuation Community of Practice. Mr. Anderson is a contributor to the Appraisal Institute textbook "Real Estate Damages" and serves as a speaker, instructor, and writer on potential detrimental conditions and their impact on real estate.

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Steve Valdez

Steve Valdez

Mr. Valdez, a founding principal and testifying expert, has an advanced expertise in reviewing complex property value diminution claims. His extensive experience spans internationally, covering high-profile properties, disastrous events, and various detrimental conditions. Steve is a qualified expert and has served as an expert witness in many cases involving complex appraisal problems as a California Certified General Appraiser.

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Chris Yost-Bremm, PhD

Chris Yost-Bremm, PhD

Dr. Yost-Bremm is an Assistant Professor of Finance at San Francisco State University and holds a California Certified General Appraiser license. He has extensive expertise in analyzing the effects of environmental contamination on real estate values, specifically in class actions or mass tort claims, both during certification and merit phases. Dr. Yost-Bremm has provided testimony in federal court and has also offered statistical analysis services to international government agencies for non-litigation purposes related to environmental cleanups.

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Orell Anderson, MAI, FRICS, ASA

Orell Anderson, MAI, FRICS, ASA

Orell Anderson is a renowned expert in real estate damages with over 29 years of experience. He has been qualified as an expert witness in various courts across the United States and internationally, including the Federal Court of Australia. He currently serves as the Co-chair of the ABA’s Environmental Litigation Sub-Committee on Damages and Eminent Domain, and is a member of several committees, including the IRWA Valuation Community of Practice. Mr. Anderson is also a frequent speaker, instructor, and writer, and is the contributing author of the book Real Estate Damages.

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Steve Valdez

Steve Valdez

Mr. Valdez is a Founding Principal and Testifying Expert at Strategic Property Analytics. Steve has a specialty in complex property valuation and real estate damages. His practice is international, including iconic properties and highly publicized disasters and an array of detrimental conditions. He is a contribution author to many publications for the International Right of Way Association and the Appraisal Institute. Mr. Valdez is a designated expert and has been deposed and testified as an expert witness in many trials.

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Chris Yost-Bremm, Ph.D.

Chris Yost-Bremm, Ph.D.

Mr. Yost-Bremm is an Assistant Professor of Finance at San Francisco State University, and a licensed California state appraiser (Certified General). Dr. Yost-Bremm has been with Strategic Property Analytics, Inc. since 2018, developing and critiquing statistical methodologies involving real property on behalf of numerous firms and individuals. Dr. Yost-Bremm has significant experience in analyzing the impacts of environmental contamination, particularly under class action or mass tort claims (at both the certification and merit stages). He has testimony experience in federal court. In addition, he has also provided statistical analysis services under non-litigation circumstances, involving environmental cleanups by international government agencies.

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Jason Borras

Jason Borras

Mr. Borras is the Operations Director and Research Analyst at Strategic Property Analytics, providing consulting and analysis for real estate involved in litigation or negotiations globally. Jason, an econometrician with 6+ years' experience in analyzing property value claims, is also a contributing author and speaker on PFAS contamination and holds leadership roles in various professional bodies, including 3rd advisor for the Southern Branch of SCCAI and membership chair for Chapter 67 of the IRWA. He also co-chairs the SCCAI's LA & OC Market Trends Seminar and the Litigation Seminar.

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David Kader

David Kader

Mr. Kader, a Research Analyst at Strategic Property Analytics, Inc., has extensive experience working on complex valuation projects that involve detrimental conditions. David proves to be an invaluable asset as he consistently provides thoroughly reasoned research and appraisal assistance.

Daniel Adomian

Daniel Adomian

Daniel Adomian joined SPA in 2019 as a consultant for real estate damages. He focuses on complex matters including eminent domain, environmental contamination, natural resources, partnership disputes, and construction issues. He also has substantial experience in competition economics, including antitrust, regulatory review, and mergers and acquisitions. He is a co-founder and former COO of Vices.com, a curation of luxury products available as a subscription and as a business gifting solution. Daniel is an area representative for his local neighborhood council in Los Angeles and a graduate of Claremont McKenna.

David Krishan

Over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate. Experience in acquisitions, hotel, motel & land, market research, development & renovation, deal negotiation and land use issues including the entitlement process.

Dennis A. Webb, ASA, MAI, FRICS

Mr. Webb is an appraiser and business valuer with wide-ranging expertise in related fields. He is the owner of Primus Valuations, a multidisciplinary valuation firm with a general business valuation practice and an emphasis on real property-related and other specialty business interests. This emphasis is supported by experience with real estate appraisal, business valuation, and partnership syndication. His is an interdisciplinary fact-oriented practice area that demands an integrated approach to valuation.

Louis L. Wilde, Ph.D.

Louis L. Wilde, Ph.D.

Dr. Louis Wilde holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester, where his concentrations were Labor Economics and General Equilibrium Theory. From 1976 to 1992, he was a professor at the Cal Tech, where his research focused on consumer behavior, industrial organization, and law and economics. He has numerous academic publications and has been awarded a variety of research grants and fellowships including 11 National Science Foundation Grants, a Fellowship in Civil Liability from the Yale Law School, and a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. He became a full-time economic consultant in 1992.

Michael Kearns, MAI

Michael Kearns, MAI

Mr. Kearns is an appraiser with more than fifteen years of experience valuing residential, commercial, industrial, and special use properties. During his career, he has appraised over 1,000 properties throughout the United States, spanning at least 20 states and seven countries. While the majority of these assignments have been undertaken for lending clients, other clients include property/portfolio owners, attorneys, accountants, and other appraisal users. In addition, he has provided highest and best use analyses, market studies, feasibility studies, financial and statistical analyses, and has engaged in the development of real estate.

Mike Brunson, SRA

Michael Brunson is a partner at RPD Analytics, a private firm specializing in expert witness and consulting services in the areas of Real Estate Damages, USPAP Compliance, and complex valuation assignments. Mike consults with SPA on various assignments.

Tara Harder

Tara Harder

Tara Harder began her career mapping glacial velocities in Greenland before focusing full-time on providing research for litigation support. In 2018 she joined Strategic Property Analytics as a GIS Specialists and has been working on geospatial projects ever since. Tara holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from the University of California, Irvine, and a Professional GIS certificate from Michigan State University. She is a licensed real estate salesperson and has completed all education requirements for the trainee appraiser classification in the state of New York.

Franceskay Allebes

The one who holds us all accountable. Without her, we are nothing.

Bobbie Caraway

Mrs. Caraway has worked in Real Estate Damage Economics for 22 years. She spent 14 years with Bell Andeson & Sanders, LLC, 6 years with Landmark Research Group, and is currently with Strategic Property Analytics, Inc. She wears many hats, which involve running the business, gathering data for case research, and everything in between. Bobbie serves as an administrative assistant for Orell Anderson. She can be reached at bobbie@strategicpropertyanalytics.com

Shelley Bird

Mrs. Bird serves as Strategic Property Analytics' accountant. She has been with the firm since incorporation. She brings a tremendous expertise to the firm.

Alexander Wohl

With heavy hearts, we deeply regret to inform you of the passing of Alexander Wohl. Alex was a light in our lives and we will greatly miss you. Mr. Wohl was the senior research analyst at Strategic Property Analytics. Alex had been involved with SPA since incorporation. His efforts helped to establish SPA as a leading firm in the valuation of potentially impaired real estate. Mr. Wohl was a contributing author to many publications on real estate damages.