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David Zoraster

Director

David Zoraster

Director
Valuation and Advisory Services
+1 213 6133658
+1 213 6133005

Los Angeles Downtown

400 S. Hope Street
25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
+1 213 613 3333

Professional Experience

David A. Zoraster, MAI, has almost 40 years appraising commercial and investment real estate in Southern California, with an emphasis on litigation support, arbitration, and expert witness work. His assignments have included both high profile and routine property tax appeals in several counties, eminent domain, bankruptcy, business litigation, and arbitrations.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI)
  • California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  • Advanced Appraiser for Property Tax Purposes, State Board of Equalization
  • California Community College Instructor’s Credential in Real Estate
  • UCLA Extension Certificate in Real Estate
  • California Real Estate Broker’s License

EDUCATION

  • University of California at Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts
  • Society of Governmental Appraisers, Seminars
  • American Society of Appraisers, Seminars
  • International Association of Assessment Officers, Seminars
  • Appraisal Institute, Seminars and Courses
  • University of California at Los Angeles, Extension Courses

Partial Client List

  • Allen Matkins
  • Oliver Sandifer & Murphy
  • California Eminent Domain Law Group
  • Transpacific Development
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP

Assignments

Recent Assignments

  • Pacific Design Center, Ad Valorem Taxes, West Hollywood
  • Redondo Beach/King Harbor, Rent Arbitration, Redondo Beach
  • California Mart, Income and Ad Valorem Taxes, Downtown Los Angeles Financial District
  • Sony Pictures Plaza, Lease Arbitration, 2003 and 2008, Culver City
  • Seventh Street Produce Market, Bankruptcy, Downtown Los Angeles
  • Santa Monica Business Park, Ground Rent Arbitration, 2008, Santa Monica
  • Federal Reserve Branches, Ad Valorem Taxes, Los Angeles and San Francisco
  • South Region H.S.#4, 7, & 12; Valley Region E.S. 13; Central Region E.S. 18, L.A.U.S.D., Eminent Domain, Los Angeles
  • Old Broadway Dept. Store, Bankruptcy, Los Angeles
  • The Concerto, Bankruptcy, Los Angeles
  • East Fifth Street Skid Row, Ad Valorem Taxes, Los Angeles
  • Million Dollar Theatre Building/Grand Central Market, Loan Appraisal, Ad Valorem Taxes, Downtown Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles Times Mirror Square, Ad Valorem Taxes, Downtown Los Angeles

David Zoraster

Director
Valuation and Advisory Services
+1 213 6133658
+1 213 6133005

Los Angeles Downtown

400 S. Hope Street
25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
+1 213 613 3333