Property Management

Robert S. Griswold

5703 Oberlin Drive
Suite 300
San Diego

Currently active as a day-to-day hands-on, licensed property owner/property management practitioner, consultant and expert witness in all aspects of real estate (except valuation) for all types of residential, commercial, retail, industrial hospitality, manufactured housing, self-storage and other properties, including standards of care, standards of practice, best practices, industry standards, and custom and practice for all aspects of real estate real estate ownership/property management, and fiduciary duty issues such as ownership, management, operations, maintenance, health & safety, habitability, roaches, bed bugs, mold, water intrusion, personal injury, trip & fall, slip & fall, premises liability, balcony collapse, wrongful death, lack of security, failure to maintain, property inspection, due diligence, wage/hour, negligent hiring, security deposit issues, broker or agent failure to disclose; misrepresentation; negligence/fraud & association board duties, and real estate receiverships/BK custodian.

* Certified Property Manager (CPM), CRE, RPA, ACoM, CCIM, PCAM, CCAM, GRI, ARM - all current
* National  Instructor and Lecturer - Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) since 1988
* Chair of Workgroup for IREM 2020 Best Practices publication/Standard of Care for landlords & property managers nationally
* Author - Property Management Kit for Dummies and Property Management for Dummies (4 editions)
* Co-Author - Real Estate Investing for Dummies (4 editions); Landlord's Legal Kit for Dummies (2014 & 2022); and Mortgage Management for Dummies (2017); Real Estate Investing - Back to Basics (2018)
* Featured columnist - SF Chronicle/San Diego Union-Tribune/LA Times/Washington Post + 40 other major newspapers for 15 years
* On-Air "Real Estate Expert" for NBC News This Weekend (KNSD-TV NBC 7/39 San Diego) for 15 years taking live, impromptu calls
* Court-appointed receiver & bankruptcy custodian

A 3-time graduate of the distinguished Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California with a BS ('81), MBA ('86) and MSBA (2nd Masters) ('88) in real estate and related disciplines.

Also holds the top professional designations in the real estate industry, including Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®), Certified Property Manager (CPM®), Real Property Administrator (RPA®), Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM®), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM®), Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®), Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM®) and Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI®).