Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC

Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC

Maurice Robinson

28 Dover Place Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

About the Expert

Expert testimony, consultation, and support for Hotel and Real Estate Industry business issues: Damage Calculations; Litigation Strategy; Appraisals; Workouts; Economic, Financial, and Investment Analysis; Market Demand Feasibility studies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Appraisal Real Estate
  • Hotel and Hospitality

Expert's Profile

Mr. Robinson is an expert in the field of real estate consulting. He has been providing litigation support services, development studies, and appraising real estate for 29 years. His expertise includes dispute resolution, expert witness testimony and advising clients on development planning, market feasibility, deal structuring and financial issues related to real property development and investment.


Mr. Robinson’s accomplishments include providing property valuation, market demand assessment, acquisition due diligence, market repositioning, investment analysis and other acquisition and development advisory services to hundreds of clients nationwide. He has also been involved in resolving disputes, restructuring loans and other agreements, and working out troubled real property assets.


Mr. Robinson has extensive trial experience, having testified as an expert witness on many occasions, in venues ranging from jury trials to AAA-sponsored arbitration panels to Federal Bankruptcy Court. His valuation qualifications and expertise have resulted in many unique assignments, such as a recent one involving appraising the Grand Canyon, for which he was awarded the coveted James Felt Creative Counseling Award. His case load as an expert witness in the past few years includes Superior Court cases, arbitrations, mediations and bankruptcies, involving over 100 properties and $2 billion of assets.


Additionally, Mr. Robinson has provided assistance to property owners in the areas of negotiating ground leases, loan documents, management contracts, franchise agreements, development agreements, financing arrangements and partnership agreements.


Mr. Robinson has conducted appraisals, workouts and/or market feasibility studies on dozens of California properties over the past 29 years, totaling over $10 billion in assets.


Mr. Robinson is President of Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC, providing advisory services to investors and developers in the Real Estate industries. Prior to 1999, Mr. Robinson was a Principal with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, leading their western region Real Estate consulting practice for twelve years (1986-1998). Prior to KPMG, Mr. Robinson was a Manager in the real estate consulting practice of Pannell Kerr Forster (now PKF Consulting) for five years (1982-1986). His previous work experience also includes three years as senior economist with the real estate consulting firm of Williams-Kuebelbeck and Associates (1979-1982).

Personal Achievements

Education

  • MPA, USC; BA Economics from Macalester College

Licenses

  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Cal.

Special Training

  • Commercial Arbitrator and Mediator

Organizations

  • Counselors of Real Estate; American Society of Appraisers;
  • International Society of Hospitality Consultants; Forensic Expert Witness Assn.

Honors

  • ISHC Member of the Year Award
  • CRE Most Creative Counselor Award

Publications

  • “How to Value Commercial Improvements in a National Park”
  • “Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Hospitality Industry”

Percentage of time spent as expert

  • 99%

Number of expert assignments / year

  • 15

Listed in the Following States

Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).