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530 Technology Drive, Suite 100  Irvine, CA 92694

(949) 294-6376



Salvatore Provenza is an independent court-appointed receiver specializing in real estate receiverships. With over 20 years of hands-on real estate management experience, Mr. Provenza has the experience and expertise to oversee a variety of property types including retail, office, industrial self-storage, mobile home / RV parks, multifamily, residential housing developments. While each assignment and asset require an asset-specific approach, he can implement strategies for asset recovery, leasing, sales and marketing, construction, finance, management, land use approvals and other real property affairs. Mr. Provenza leverages existing relationships within the real estate industry to execute the plan efficiently and effectively.  He has a hard-won reputation for honesty, integrity, intelligence and fairness.

Mr. Provenza founded of CWP Advisors in 2008, a real estate asset receivership and resolutions firm, and serves as Managing Director of WD Land, a highly specialized land advisory firm. Mr. Provenza started his long career as an Architectural Associate at two architecture and planning firms and a nine-year tenure working as an executive for a publicly held Fortune 500 real estate development firm.

Mr. Provenza is an active member is several non-profit organizations including the California Receivers Forum, the Urban Land Institute and Building Block Foundation Fund, a charity dedicated to at-risk youth and supported by the commercial real estate industry. The California Receivers Forum is dedicated to serving the receivership community and civil courts. He is a mentor to several young professionals in ULI’s Mentorship Program. He has led Building Block as its Chairman since 2009 helping to raise over $2 million for local at-risk youth. In addition, Mr. Provenza is a part-time lecturer teaching finance and real estate courses at California State University Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.

  • MBA, University of Southern California
  • BA in Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Licensed General Contractor in several western states
  • Licensed California Real Estate Broker




Head of Asset Management


530 Technology Drive, Suite 100  Irvine, CA 92694

(949) 275-6441



Mr. Crandall co-founded CWP Advisors and serves as Head of Asset Management supporting the receiver carry out the will of the court.  Mr. Crandall utilizes his training as a civil engineer and his real estate investment, development and management experience to provide advisory services to receivers, lenders, special servicers, owners, investors and developers.  In his role as Head of Asset Management, he is responsible for property-specific management including financial modeling, property management, approval processing, development and construction. 


Prior to CWP Advisors, Mr. Crandall was a Director at a large apartment private apartment developer and led acquisition efforts for a publicly traded real estate development company. Mr. Crandall began his career at one of the top international engineering contractors where he managed a special projects team throughout the United States and Asia.


  • MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California
  • BS in Engineering from Arizona State University
  • Licensed California Real Estate Salesperson






530 Technology Drive, Suite 100  Irvine, CA 92618

(949) 683-3382



Tom Doyle brings over 30 years of real estate brokerage and banking experience to best execute on plans to preserve the value of real estate assets and their ultimate disposition.  As Vice President with First Interstate Bank, Mr. Doyle managed the workout and disposition of over $200,000,000 of properties including land, multifamily, industrial and retail properties. Managing the bank’s largest real estate portfolio, Mr. Doyle gained valuable insight and experience working closely with legal teams and financial advisors to craft strategies to optimize the bank’s position and asset values.

Mr. Doyle is a founding partner of WD Land, a leading brokerage firm specializing in land sales.  WD Land was formed in 1996 to provide an unmatched level of service and expertise to the real estate industry. Mr. Doyle has been involved in the sale of over $1.5B of real estate assets including properties that were subject to bankruptcy proceedings and court directed sales.  Mr. Doyle has been a speaker at numerous industry events and panels while maintaining an extensive network of leading industry executives.      

Mr. Doyle is actively involved in community service.  Most recently he served as President of the Board of Directors for HomeAid Orange County and currently serves on the board of Tilly’s Life Center which is devoted to teen empowerment and suicide prevention. 

  • BA in Economics from University of California Irvine (“UCI”)
  • Completed Certificate Program (LCDM) from UCI
  • Member of the Dean’s Leadership Society at UCI
  • Licensed California Real Estate Broker






5703 Oberlin Drive, Suite 300  San Diego, California 92121 

(858) 597-6100



Robert Griswold has actively managed over 50,000 residential units and several million square feet of commercial, industrial, self-storage and retail properties nationally in the last 25 years.  Mr. Griswold has extensive experience as a court-appointed receiver (over 160 times) for private lenders and major financial institutions, he has served as an expert witness consultant on over 1,200 occasions for both Federal and Superior Court cases and acted as a court-appointed bankruptcy Custodian and Referee. Mr. Griswold is President of Griswold Real Estate Management, a Southern California and Southern Nevada-based Accredited Management Organization (AMO®).


  • MBA in International Finance, Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Southern California
  • MSBA in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California
  • BS in Finance and Business Economics / Real Estate Fiannce from the University of Southern California
  • Licensed California and Nevada Real Estate Broker




Asset Manager


530 Technology Drive, Suite 100  Irvine, CA 92694

(949) 275-6441



Ms. Osso is an experienced real estate expert and provides support to both the receiver and Head of Asset Management.  She has advised numerous lenders on bank-owned assets including non-performing acquisition, development and construction loans.  She has advised banks including Pacific Bank & Trust, California Bank & Trust and First Bank of Missouri. Before venturing into aset management and brokerage, she managed investment properties owned by American Pacific Holdings where she focused on self-storage, RV resorts, industrial, and airport hanger projects.


  • BA in Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara
  • UCI Certificate Program - Light Construction Development Management
  • Licensed California Real Estate Salesperson


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