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What We Do

Edrington and Associates is a real estate consulting firm serving Bay Area property owners and attorneys.

We are experts on landlord/tenant disputes including being an expert witness on wrongful eviction, warranty of habitability, standard of care, and damages. We help solve challenges with condo conversions, accessory dwelling units (ADUs), code enforcement, rent increases—and also offer strategic brokerage services with a focus on single and multi-family investment properties.

Our extensive history in real estate includes finance, appraisals, brokerage, construction and property management. We help people see different approaches and make informed decisions about their investment properties.

Our Team

Steve Edrington

President

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

Steven Edringon, CCIM, CPM
President

Chris Paizis

Director of Operations

Chris has over 12 years of experience in customer experience-focused operations roles, most recently within small-to-mid-sized, quickly growing companies. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Chapman University and his past work experience has included roles as a Business Analyst at Satmetrix, co-creators of the Net Promoter Score (NPS) and as a Customer Experience Coach at LinkedIn. In addition to overseeing our day-to-day operations, Chris helps plan and promote our various classes and webinars and also assists clients on rent board petitions including capital improvement passthroughs.

 

 

Chris Paizis
Director of Operations

Philip Barthman

Senior 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.

 

Philip Barthman
Senior Building Inspector

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