Stephen J. Donell
About The Firm
Court Appointed Receivers
At FedReceiver®, Inc., an affiliate of Jalmar Properties, Inc., their team members include four full-time court-appointed receivers with extensive experience in both state and federal court. Since 1990, they have been appointed as receiver in hundreds of cases throughout the Los Angeles area, as well as the western United States. These receivership appointments include actions involving secured creditors of commercial and residential properties, judgment enforcement, business dissolution, and actions filed by city, state and national government agencies including the Federal Trade Commission and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
The FedReceiver® team holds multiple professional designations, including:
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
- Real Estate Broker
- Accredited Residential Manager (ARM)
- Certified Property Manager (CPM)
- Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE)
No matter the type of services you are seeking, FedReceiver’s team members possess the knowledge needed to successfully handle your receivership case. Belonging to professional organizations means their staff stays up-to-date on the latest industry news and best practices.
About Stephen J. Donell
Stephen J. Donell, CPM®, ARM®, CCIM is President of Jalmar Properties. Inc., a full-service real estate management/investment/brokerage firm, and is President of FedReceiver, Inc. both of which are based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Donell has been active in various fields of real estate and business operations since 1984. Since that time, Mr. Donell has been involved in the acquisition, development, marketing, receivership and/or management of properties and businesses located throughout the country.
Since 1990, Mr. Donell has administered and/or been appointed as a receiver in more than 700 cases in state /US District Court. Mr. Donell has decades of experience in receivership matters involving residential and commercial real estate, asset and business operations and liquidations, oil and gas partnerships, post judgment enforcement actions, hotel/motel, assisted living facilities, single family and condominium construction completion/entitlements, gas station/c-stores, marital dissolutions, sub-standard housing, complex partnership disputes, dissolution manager, provisional director as well as additional types of equity/specialty receivership appointments.
Mr. Donell has also administered and/or been appointed in federal court as receiver in numerous actions filed by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and other government enforcement actions.
Mr. Donell, who is a California licensed real estate broker, is also President of Donell Expert Service, Inc. where he serves as a property management standard of care expert witness. Jalmar Properties, Inc. is a licensed broker in California, Arizona and Nevada. He authors articles and lectures frequently on the topic of state/federal court receivership matters, in 2013 completed his third consecutive year as the Co-President Los Angeles/Orange County chapter of the California Receivers Forum (CRF) and is a Past President of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (N.A.F.E.R.).