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Real Estate Consulting

With decades of experience in property management, acquisition, development, leasing and brokerage, FedReceiver, Inc. can provide consulting regarding residential/commercial real estate in order to determine if our skillsets match the needs of the potential matter.

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Here’s how our team can help you:

With decades of experience handling matters filed in state/federal throughout the country, FedReceiver, Inc. has the knowledge, training and experience to efficiently and effectively manage real estate and administer the assets of the estate. As real estate brokers, Certified Property Managers (CPM), Accredited Residential Managers (ARM) , Commercial Certified Investment Members (CCIM) and Accredited Management Organization (AMO), we are experts at managing and consulting in cases involving real estate and businesses.

  • We manage real estate

    From CAM charge, budgeting, capital improvement, taxes and operation cost analysis, out team of experts can identify anomalies on both the income and expense side of the ledger.

  • Financial Statements

    Accrual and cash basis real estate financial statements are prepared in order to provide transparency, accuracy and vital information.

  • Market Analysis

    The real estate market within the trade area and broader marketplace is analyzed to verify that leases are structured in a competitive manner.

  • Vendors

    Licensed, bonded and insured vendors are utilized as needed.

  • Capital Gains/1031 Exchanges

    The sale of real property may have significant tax consequences. We utilize the services of world class tax professionals to minimize taxes.

  • Safety

    Property inspections and compliance with the applicable standard of care is of paramount importance.

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Clients Who Trusted Us

As an attorney representing secured creditors who provide C&I loans, I have needed to seek the appointment of a receiver due to loan defaults. Stephen Donell, Receiver, is a take-charge, dependable and results-oriented professional with whom we have a long-standing history. We highly recommend his services as receiver to other lenders and creditors.

Attorney, San Francisco CA
San Francisco, CA

As lenders’ counsel, our firm has worked with FedReceiver, Inc. for many years in connection with real property defaults and several cases involving the appointment of a Receiver. Mr. Donell and his team have distinguished themselves as knowledgeable and effective court appointed receivers.

Attorney, Los Angeles CA
Beverly Hills, CA

Our firm has had multiple opportunities to work with the professionals at FedReceiver and the results have been extremely positive in all of our partition referee and receivership matters.

Attorney, Los Angeles CA
Los Angeles, CA

I have worked with Stephen Donell in multiple cases where he was appointed as receiver over assets secured by loans originated from our lending institution. Mr. Donell’s expertise and experience have been invaluable in the protection of the bank’s loan security.

Lender, Orange County CA
Orange County, CA

Mr. Donell has served as court-appointed Receiver in multiple matters in connection with partnership litigation filed by our firm. Mr. Donell has demonstrated his knowledge regarding asset preservation, forensic investigations, and fiduciary duty violations, and his actions have resulted in positive results for my clients’ interests.

Attorney, Los Angeles CA
Los Angeles, CA

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Locations Served

With cases involving assets throughout the country and internationally, FedReceiver, Inc. provides nation-wide receivership services including international asset recovery.

Alameda, Butte, County of San Francisco, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Marin, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernadino, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara and Ventura County

Carson City, Clark, Douglas, Elko and Washoe County

Gila, Maricopa, Mohave and Pima County

States with cases/assets include Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

Who needs a court appointed receiver or partition referee with a specialty in real estate?

Lenders, secured creditors, defrauded investors, partners and members of LLC’s may all be in need of the services of a court appointed receiver with a focus on real estate management/consulting.

Real Estate Lenders

You are the beneficiary of a deed of trust. The borrower has defaulted and is not maintaining the insurance, landscaping, plumbing and other building systems. The loan collateral is subject to waste and diminution of value.


You have invested in a partnership. The managing partner has ceased providing monthly financial reports and there is evidence that funds from one entity are being used to pay expenses of other entities.

Breach of Contract

You are a partner/member of a entity that owns real property. The managing partner/member is disbursing funds in a manner that is inconsistent with the governing documents resulting in financial damage.

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How we work together

Our court-appointed experts are here to match your needs with their expertise, background, training and experience.

Reach out

Reach out to us via our contact page or call one of our offices.

Set an Appointment

An initial call will allow for an initial assessment of the proposed case.

Sample Pleadings & Orders

With approximately 800 cases, FedReceiver has a vast library of exemplars including motions seeking appointment of receiver, orders appointing receiver and memorandum of points & authorities.


We offer excellent references with local and national law firms, accounting firms and clients.

Court Experience

Given our decades of experience and hundreds of cases, we have appeared in state/federal court and have excellent relationships with numerous courts/judges.

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Decades of Experience and Industry Leaders

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The receivers and partition referees at FedReceiver, Inc. are leaders in the industry. With 800 + cases in cases across the United States in both state/federal court, we offer unappareled court-appointed services commensurate with our experience, knowledge, education, training, licensing and professional designations.


San Francisco

Sacramento, CA

Los Angeles

Wilshire Bundy Plaza 12121 Wilshire Boulevard, Subsuit 1120
Phone: 310.207.8481

Stephen J. Donell Los Angeles

President of FedReceiver, Inc., Jalmar Properties, Inc. and Donell Expert Services, Inc.

Todd D. Donell Los Angeles

Executive Vice President of FedReceiver, Inc. and Jalmar Properties, Inc.

James H. Donell Los Angeles

Founder and CEO of FedReceiver, Inc. and Jalmar Properties, Inc.

Sarah R. Bates Los Angeles

Vice President of FedReceiver, Inc. and Jalmar Properties, Inc.

Review the chapter authored by Mr. Donell

Reviving the financially distressed business book by written by Receiver Stephen Donell, CCIM, CPM

Reviving the Financially Distressed Business

Reviving The Financially Distressed Business is the essential guide for business owners and corporate leaders whose companies are under—or anticipating—financial difficulties. See Chapter 11, Receiverships, written by Court Receiver Stephen Donell, CCIM, CPM

Steve Donell’s contribution to the book “Reviving a Financially Distressed Business” reflects not only his expertise as a receiver, but his sound judgment on how receivership can be used to effectively advance a financially troubled business.” 

– Brian Davidoff, Esq. Author and Editor

Work With Licensed Brokers and Real Estate Experts

We’ve got you and your property covered in California, Nevada, and Arizona.

  • Stephen J. Donell, President

    California Real Estate Broker License: 01295754

  • Sarah Bates, Vice President

    California Real Estate Salesperson License: 01760824

  • Todd D. Donell, Executive Vice President

    California Real Estate Broker License: 01268695

    Arizona Real Estate Broker License: BR524578000

    Arizona Real Estate Broker License Jalmar Properties, Inc: CO633114000

  • James H. Donell, Chief Executive Officer

    California Real Estate Officer License, Jalmar Properties, Inc.: 00972442

    California Real Estate Broker License: 00346745

    Nevada Real Estate Broker License for Jalmar Properties, Inc: B.0041916.CORP

    Nevada Property Manager Permit for Jalmar Properties, Inc: PM.0141916.BKR

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