S. Guy Puccio, Curriculum Vitae

S. Guy Puccio
Curriculum Vitae

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRESIDENT: PARKWAY LAND, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION
dba S. Guy Puccio & Associates – Consultation, Support Litigation Services; Educational and Lecturing Services; Specialized Residential, Land, and Commercial Real Estate Brokerage; atypical Mortgage Brokerage; and Review Appraisals;
dba Wallace, Puccio & Garrett – State and Local Government Consulting and Legislative Advocacy

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR EXPERIENCE

PAST INSTRUCTOR: Chabot College, Hayward; California State University, Hayward; Merritt and Laney Colleges, Oakland; California Mortgage Association; Anthony Schools, San Francisco

SEMINAR LEADER: For various institutions, societies, colleges, corporations, associations and clubs

SPEAKING EXPERIENCE: SEMINARS AND LECTURES

SUBJECTS:
Real Estate Law, Secured Transactions, Appraisals, Real Property Investments, Property Taxation and Exchange, Titles and Escrows, Securities, Public Policy and Political Science at various institutions, including:

The California Department of Real Estate
KCBS “Real Estate News” and KABL “Close-Up”
Appearances on Bay Area TV Channels 2, 4, and 7
Various California Boards or Association of Realtors
The Mortgage Institute of California (now CMA)
National Home Equity Mortgage Association
Boalt Hall University of California Law School
Ohlone College, Fremont
Contra Costa College, El Cerrito
Society of Government Appraisers
International Right of Way Association
United Trustee’s Association
Cable Network Financial News
American Financial Services Association
Various other associations, investor groups, etc.

APPRAISER EXPERIENCE

ASSIGNMENTS:
Conducted for individuals, partnerships, corporations, governments, attorneys, courts, mortgage brokers/bankers, savings and loan associations, and banks–assignments to value residential subdivisions, schools, industrial buildings, apartments, commercial buildings, mobile home facilities, land and acreage, service stations, assessment appeals, and condemnations

PAST MEMBER:
Panel of Approved Appraisers: VA, FNMA, HUD/FHA, City of Hayward, Bank of California, and Lloyds Bank
(FNMA no longer has an approved Panel of Appraisers)

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

TESTIFIED:
Before various legislative committees, including the California State Senate Committee on Banking; Commerce and the Assembly Committee on Finance; and Insurance and participated in the drafting of legislation.

QUALIFIED:
As an expert witness in the State Superior Courts, Federal District Courts, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts

SERVED AS:
Court-appointed Commissioner, Administrator, Receiver & Special Master
Trustee with power of sale under deeds of trust
Personal representative in probate estates
Arbitrator and mediator in real property, real property secured transactions, securities, and for construction and subdivision matters
Legislative Advocate for the real estate, mortgage, and title industries
Past member of the Alameda County Assessment Appeals Board

CREDENTIALS

DESIGNATIONS:
Senior Member, National Association of Review Appraisers, Mortgage Underwriters Certified Trustee Sale Officer – Level II

LICENSE:
California Real Estate Broker, No. 00234426

TEACHING:
Standard-Designated Subjects, Calif. No. 3398 (Lifetime)

APPOINTMENTS:
Current member of the Calaveras County Assessment Appeals Board

EDUCATION

(Colleges, Universities and Institutes – area of study)

Chabot College – Real Estate
University of California, Berkeley Extension – History of Architecture
California State University of Hayward – Political Science
San Jose State University – Music
St. Regis University – Finance and Public Policy[i]
State Bar of California – Continuing Education
Mortgage Institute of California – Real Property Secured Transactions
American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers – Appraisal Methodology
California Association of Realtors®/Realtor Institute – Brokerage

Degrees

Associate of Arts Degree in Real Estate
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance (partial independent study with 186 quarter units in residency)
Master of Arts Degree in Public Policy (independent study supported by manuscripts and academic work product)

PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERSHIPS

The Mortgage Institute (merged with the California Mortgage Association)
Past President, Legislative Chair, and Education Chair
California Association of Realtors®
Past Member of the Board of Directors
Past Vice Legislative Chair, North
Formerly Served on The Real Estate Finance, Legislative, and Environmental Hazards Committees, among others.
Past Chair, Special Studies Group for Mortgage Brokers/Bankers
Southern Alameda County Association of Realtors (Bay East Association)
Past Director and Executive Committee Member
Past Chair of the By-Laws and Finance Committees
Member of the Education Committee
United Trustee’s Association
Member and past Board Member
Past State Legislative Chair and Capital Region Chair
National Association of Realtors®
Calaveras Association of Realtors®
Chabot College Real Estate Advisory Board
California Association of Real Estate Teachers
Commonwealth Club of California
American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO
City of Hayward Housing Committee

THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE

Past Advisory Commissioner and chair or member for numerous commissions, committees, and task forces, including, among others:
Real Estate Finance Advisory Commission (REFAC)
Solicitation Task Force
Ethics and Standards of Conduct of Real Estate Licensees
Licensing and Certification of Real Estate Appraisers
Revisions – Lender/Purchaser Disclosure Statement and Mortgage Loan Disclosure Statement/Good Faith Estimate
Contracting Consultant in enforcement actions including expert testimony
Consumer brochures entitled, “Trust Deed Investments, What You Should Know;” “Disclosures in Real Property Transactions;” “A Homeowner’s Guide To Foreclosure in California;” and “Reverse Mortgages – Is One Right For You?”
Chapters 5, 8, 10, and 12 of the Real Estate Reference Book
Conducted training sessions for DRE investigators/examiners and auditors, as well as other related federal, state, and local agencies on mortgage brokerage and lending, securities, and licensing

PUBLICATIONS

Miscellaneous articles appearing in the Alameda Newspapers
Articles, bulletins, newsletters, and magazines of
Various Boards of Realtors®
The Mortgage Institute (now CMA)
The California Association of Realtors®
The United Trustee’s Association
The National Home Equity Mortgage Association
The California Association of Residential Lenders/Mortgage Brokers (now CAMP)
Classroom syllabi for California Community Colleges and California State University – Hayward
Seminar/workshop outlines approved by the Department Of Real Estate
Editing of the books entitled, Supplement – Complete Text Of The Mortgage Loan Business (U. S. Financial Education) and California Real Estate Law (McGraw-Hill) – no longer in publication

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[i] To complete the academic degrees, the university selected was based upon an inquiry indicating accreditation as a correspondence and an on-line educational institution. Later, the university was discredited for academic misrepresentations and for engaging in other unacceptable conduct. It is no longer an active educational institution questioning the continuing efficacy of the degrees.