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 Sales and Marketing
Warren has been involved in California real estate since 2001 and has a deep understanding of residential, commercial and multi-family projects, along with extensive property management experience. He loves people and solving problems, which makes him a great fit for our team and our clients. Warren graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a BA in Urban Studies and a BS in Recreation Planning. His integrated and customer-centric background in real estate represents yet another reason to choose Edrington & Associates to be your residential property specialists in the Bay Area.
Bonnie joined Edrington and Associates in 2022 bringing 25+ years’ administrative background, a can-do attitude and a smile that comes across, even on the phone. She manages team calendars, communication, day-to-day operations and bookkeeping and juggles the ever-changing priorities of our staff and clients.
Having grown up in Berkely and Oakland, Bonnie earned a BA degree and teaching credential at San Francisco State University. Her unique background includes experience in government, non-profit and private business. She has served in diverse capacities as Director of Children’ Services at Davis Street Family Resource Center, Northern California Manager of the Business Enterprises Program at the CA Department of Rehabilitation, and Educational Director at University of California at Berkeley. She was director of Smiles Day School in the Oakland Hills and an award-winning private business owner in San Leandro. She currently holds a Director level permit through the CA Department of Education, a Benefits Planner Credential though Cornell University, and a Food Services Manager certification through ServeSafe.