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San Francisco Corporate Owners
Landlord Thomas Aquilina and Property Manager German Maldonado colluded to evict over 20 tenants at 26th and Lucky in the Mission
Yat Pang Au's empire: Thousands of rental units in San Francisco (Veritas / GreenTree Properties)
Paul and Peter Berger have evicted 13 units in San Francisco.
Elba Borgen is a serial evictor and speculator.
HELENE DE BAUBIGNY & JOHN GOLOB - San Francisco Evictors
Antonio Castellucci evictions
Benny Chetcuti Jr. has gained notoriety for his rampant evictions.
Julie and Jason Chan, bypassing the law to Mission tenants a lifetime lease.
WB Coyle has gone to jail on account of his fraudulent schemes. Now is out, and possible back to it.
Martin Coyne - Evictor
Dattani is a speculator and evictor, who primarily targets Latino residents in the Mission.
Gujral gained notoriety for his foreclosure evictions. Now he and Rhodes are using the Ellis Act.
Starting in San Francisco as an illegal sublettor of a small apartment, Haber moved into Oakland with financial backing and has managed to displace hundreds of people in artist housing, small apartments and SRO hotels. Haber markets the properties he manages as “tech dorms” and has passed himself off as a developer through the Gutman app “OWow.”
JACK HALPRIN - Google Evictor
Serial evictor of multiple San Francisco tenants. Works for VANGUARD PROPERTIES.
David Brenkus is an artist living in the Duboce Triangle. He is also a cabinetmaker who lovingly cared for his home, investing thousands of hours repairing and renovating it over the 34 years he has lived there. When the previous owners went bankrupt in the Great Financial Crisis in 2008 and became tenants in their own property, the new owners, the Harshawats, bought the property in a foreclosure sale at a distressed price and forced them out. Now they are evicting David and his long time roommate David Raish. Emma Acker, the wife of Ish Harshawat and assistant curator of American Art at the De Young Museum, is also one of the evictors.
Ted Hulbush and Ron Jankov are San Francisco serial evictors.
Brian and Sam Hunt and their respective wives, Erica and Diana have made a fortune flipping San Francisco properties, converting multi-unit buildings into single unit luxury homes, and lately evicting tenants. After buying a massive home in Ross, they turned to the notoriously sleazy evictor attorney Andrew Zacks, to help them heighten their profiteering. With evictions at 306-308b Bartlett and 1964 Larkin Street, they add human suffering to their portfolio toolbox.
Sergio Iantorno has gained notoriety as a slumlord for over a decade. He is currently Ellis Act evicting numerous seniors with his son Paolo Iantorno
Notorious Mission District landlord Robert Imhoff of Landmark Realty has filed Ellis Act eviction notices at a 12-unit building on 3301-3311 Cesar Chavez Street (at South Van Ness). The mass evictions primarily target Latino families and include a tenant who has lived in their home since 1969.
Iveli and Sigmund were forced to give up being landlords in New York after being apprehended for egregious activity. Now they are terrorizing tenants in San Francisco.
Angel Investor and real estate "entrepreneur," Sarosh Kumana is the new owner of the Claridge Hotel, the largest SRO Hotel in Oakland. There have been a large number of evictions at the Claridge, and there seems to be some re-vamping of the hotel with the introduction of Pinecrest Apartments. He is the owner of SFRents, holding many multi-unit properties in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Lembi family - Veritas LLC. In it's previous incarnation as CitiApartments and Lembi properties, Veritas made headlines with “a stunning array of unlawful business and tenant harassment practices” during the lawsuit and subsequent injunction obtained by City Attorney Herrera.
David McCloskey, Tom McCloskey, Urban Green Investments, Cornerstone Holding - Evictor of multiple San Francisco tenants including Mary Elizabeth Phillips.
Matthew Miller, Evictor of the Lee family
Adam Phillips, Serial Evictor, San Francisco
Prana Investments is associated with close to 1000 evictions in Oakland
William J. Rosetti is associated with over one hundred companies, LLCs and real estate partnerships across the San Francisco Bay Area. Rosetti's companies are associated with over 4000 eviction notices in Alameda County over a five year period, and more than 500 Unlawful Detainers over ten years. Rosetti sits on Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s “Housing Cabinet”
Bonnie Spindler, Zephyr Real Estate serial evictor
The Sridhars own property all over the bay area, including one building in Alameda with 33 families, whom the Sridhars saw fit to evict en mass.
The list of Oakland properties in the hands of Neil Sullivan’s LLCs is staggering. According to Rent Board data, Sullivan served over 357 eviction notices in five years. Reo Homes acquired hundreds of Oakland single family homes in the foreclosure crisis.
Using a number of aliases and family members to do OMI (Owner Move In) evictions on multiple properties, she is also known to threaten, harass, turn of water, cut lines, create "House Rules", and violate building codes. OMI evictions at these properties: 3947 18th Street #5, 3947 18th Street #1, 195 Eureka #4, 650 Church. She is known in the Los Angeles area as well, and has a series of suspended LLCs.
The Taplins are associated with at least 555 Oakland evictions under numerous LLCs. The Taplins are also launching large market rate development projects in East Oakland.
Anthony Theophilos is a real estate attorney who sits on the Piedmont Planning Commission, acts as a court-appointed receiver for distressed properties, and advises and publishes on real estate matters for the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). Patricia Theophilos is a senior banking executive and consultant, having worked at Bank of the Orient, US Bank, Pacific National Bank and Citicorp Real Estate. Together and through their LLCs, they have served 217 eviction notices on their three Oakland properties.
Shelley Trew protesters accused real estate agent Shelley Trew of “fraud, elder abuse, and greed” for coercing the 76-year-old owner of the house at 117 Ripley St. into signing over the rights to her family home in 2013
KAREN WICKRE & GILLIAN GILLETT - Tech evictors of San Francisco
Kwok Chung Wong & Luk Har Kwan - Dirty Dozen serial evictors in San Francisco