Our Team

With our team, you receive a full, in-house representation for all of your real property needs. Bushore Church Real Estate takes pride in working with vendors who have the same high standards of customer service who will provide our clients with the best possible results.

Gerald R. Bushore
Licensed Real Estate Broker ~ California Bureau of Real Estate Licenses 00656083/00490637
Certified General Appraiser ~ California Real Estate Appraiser’s License 009418

Gerald has been the head of our team since he obtained his real estate license in 1974.  For the past 40+ years, the vast majority of his clients have been nonprofit organizations. These include clients all over the State, with many headquartered outside of the State of California. The vast majority of his 400+  clients have been churches and religious organizations.

He is one of the few Certified General Appraisers in the State meeting the competency requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), especially for cemeteries and mortuaries. He focuses on the appraisal of special use properties, such as churches, schools, mortuaries, and cemeteries. In addition, he has been a contractual City Real Estate Acquisition Agent, City Planning Commissioner, Land Developer, Appraiser, Real Estate Mortgage Loan Broker, Bank Founder and Director/Banker, Real Estate Broker, Developer, Superior Court Expert Witness assignments and testimony, and as a private Planning and Zoning Entitlement Consultant.  These positions have involved many and varied clients, foundations, charities, charter schools, and municipalities. Gerald has gained an extremely broad debt of experience, understanding, and knowledge.

Currently, Gerald is also Chairman of the County of Nevada, California, for the real property Tax Assessment Appeals Board judicatory, and appointed Trustee of the largest public Cemetery District in the State with 27 cemeteries.

Ryan C. BushoreRyan Bushore - Bushore Church Real Estate
Attorney at Law ~ California State Bar License 296685
Attorney at Law ~ United States District Court – Central District
Attorney at Law ~ United States Court of Appeals – 9th Circuit
Licensed Real Estate Broker ~ California Bureau of Real Estate License 01407656

General Contractor and Electrician ~ California Contractors State License Board 936343

Ryan has worked nearly exclusively with church and nonprofit organizations, including charter schools. He helps in locating and making location’s availability to other groups on a shared or exclusive basis. Ryan has also assisted in site evaluations, building permits, code and land variances. Zoning matters including entitlements and violations, Conditional, Special and Administrative Use Permits, and the always unpleasant Unlawful Detainer, (eviction).

He has negotiated, authored, and reviewed numerous contracts regarding the sale, rental, leasing or licensing of facilities (often in today’s economy on a shared basis). These include cell towers, property tax assessments/exemptions, corporate entity formation, nonprofit designation, wills/trust, indemnifications, and mechanic’s liens. His contracts are not fill-in-the-blank, or easily available standard catch-all or forms. They are well thought out and customized to the specific situation.

Ryan assists corporations in the many aspects of forming and maintaining the legal status of nonprofit and religious organizations.  Including the establishment of state and federal tax-exempt status and resolving their contract and real property disputes. He offers legal guidance and educates board members and officers. He has authored numerous Articles of Incorporation, Statements of Faith, Constitutions, and By-Laws.

With a keen eye for health and safety violations and liabilities he regularly supervises repairs maintenance, and construction projects. This often includes acquiring bids, the necessary insurance, indemnification, legal Notice of Non Responsibility, and pro-active mechanic/property lien releases. "If I can’t fix it myself, I likely know someone who can."

Phillip E. Silverman
Attorney at Law ~ California State Bar License 045955

Of Counsel

Phil has been a civil litigator and business attorney for over 40 years including, but not limited to Debt Collection, American Disability Act (ADA), and Labor Code Violations/Defense.

Mohammad Mahpar
Civil Engineer ~ Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists 42522

Mahpar Engineering

Erin P. Brady
General Contractor ~ Contract State License Board – 953156

Brady Construction and Design, Inc is a licensed General Construction Company, located in Huntington Beach, California.  They specialize in Commercial properties and General Construction. Erin has over 18 years’ experience in the field offering his clients the highest levels of service, workmanship, and satisfaction.  From “Start to Finish” Erin personally manages every aspect of your project, closely monitoring your budget and schedule, all to ensure the quality results and your satisfaction.

Over the past several years, Erin has completed both large and small projects for churches.  These project range from adding lighting fixtures and replacing broken windows to replacing supporting structural components and constructing entirely new buildings. His crew has been known for removing all of the pews from a sanctuary in order to use a lift just to replace light bulbs in a 40-foot ceiling. They work with church clients in detailing and managing the entire project, making sure the job site is clean and orderly.

They are bonded and insured with worker’s compensation adequate to protect both your organization and their employees.