Testimonials

“Mike knows the real estate business inside and out and he performs well under fire. He is extremely hard working, credible and diligent. I would highly recommend Mike to anyone needing a top notch real estate expert.”
Layne H. Melzer, Esq.
Rutan & Tucker, LLP
Costa Mesa, CA


“Mr. Ryan withstood grueling cross examination and walked away without a scratch. He was extremely well prepared and his Summary Of Opinions Report submitted to the Court was on-point. Mr. Ryan is a well qualified and seasoned real estate expert. His expertise and testimony was an integral component of our favorable ruling. ”
Rod de Llano
Attorney At Law
Houston, TX


“Mike’s work product (Summary Of Opinions and Damage Claim Rebuttal) was excellent and meticulously presented. His tenacious review and analysis of the extensive case documents was incredibly valuable in preparing for trial. Mike’s 45-year diverse career in the real estate Industry helped me gain a deeper understanding of the case and added a great deal of credibility to his testimony.”
Geoffrey T. Macbride
Attorney At Law
Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney

San Francisco, CA


“Mr. Ryan’s real estate expertise greatly assisted our litigation team in clarifying (from an Industry standpoint) the dynamics of the various case issues and in formulating a reasonable and acceptable settlement resolution.”
Louis A. Gonzalez, Jr.
Attorney At Law
Sacramento, CA


“Mike’s vast real estate experience, case preparation, Summary of Opinions and his testimony at Arbitration overshadowed that of the opposing expert and was a key component to the favorable ruling on our case. I would definitely use him on my next real estate case requiring an expert.”
Mark C. Hargan
Attorney At Law
Irvine, CA


“Mike’s ‘real world experience’, given his 40-plus years in the real estate Industry, proved most beneficial in deposition and at trial. His credibility and working knowledge of his profession became apparent early on, especially when compared to that of the opposing experts. He quickly understood the various case issues and was responsive to my timing needs. I look forward to working with Mike in the future.”
Michael W. Wright
Attorney At Law
San Diego, CA


“Mike’s extensive experience as an entitlement specialist, developer and homebuilder proved most valuable in defending the case. His knowledge and insights about the real estate Industry and entitlement processes helped us in the development of a discovery plan and in discussions with city personnel. He responded well to our time constraints. Mike was extremely credible and a strong team member.”
Gregg A. Rapoport
Attorney At Law
Pasadena, CA


Mr. Ryan, a recognized real estate expert witness, has been serving the real estate Industry for over 45-years as a realty advisor, entitlement specialist, developer, builder, broker and a general contractor.  Contact Mr. Ryan, real estate expert witness, at m.k.ryan@castlelyons.net or 619.787.5988.

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