Steve has over 25 years of experience as a landlord, property manager, real estate broker, and developer. He formerly served as a lobbyist and Executive Director for the Rental Housing Association of Northern Alameda County (RHANAC), now East Bay Rental Housing Association (EBRHA). He specializes in expert witness testimony for wrongful eviction, warranty of habitability, standard of care, and damages. In addition, he helps property owners navigate their local jurisdictions on issues related to code enforcement, illegal units, notices of violation, condo conversions, and accessory dwelling units. Steve is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Property Manager (CPM), and an ICC Residential Building Code Inspector. CA DRE# 01129470
Sr. Building Inspector
Philip joined Edrington and Associates in February 2020 with over 20 years of experience as an Alameda County Building Inspector. He brings extensive experience in inspection of residential, commercial, and industrial projects to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and specifications. He specializes in evaluating illegal units, unsafe dwellings, and conversions of habitable and non-habitable spaces to provide property owners with guidelines for bringing their units into compliance. Philip is also a Professor at Oakland’s Laney College where he teaches courses including National Electric Code, residential wiring, and commercial wiring.
Director of Operations
Alexandra graduated from Las Positas Community College with an Associate in Psychology and a Bachelor in Sociology from Cal State East Bay. With over 10+ years of Real Estate experience, she has genuinely gained a passion for a multitude of sectors in the Real Estate field. Starting her career off in Title and Escrow, then transitioned to mortgages at which point she obtained her DRE and NMLS License, realizing a desire to learn more about the Real Estate field. In addition, Alexandra has personal experience being a housing provider in the Bay Area, building quite a real estate portfolio over the years. With her education, knowledge, experience, and licensing, Alexandra brings added value to our firm. She is organized, communicative, and a driven self-starter, making for the perfect Director of Operations.