Nirav Engineer is a true born and bred San Franciscan. He was raised by immigrant parents who instilled in him the importance of hard work and education. Nirav studied at San Francisco State University with a concentration in Computer Information Sciences. He began working at CPM in 1999 as an administrative assistant and when he finished school, was hired on as the Assistant Investigative Analyst. Nirav took over the reins as Chief Investigative Analyst in 2008 from Don Thornton. Before that, Nirav worked as Don’s assistant. This experience taught Nirav the wealth of knowledge and experience that has made the firm’s investigative team what it is today.

Nirav and his staff incorporate the latest technology, increasing the team’s ability to investigate and taking the firm to the next level. With the firm for over two decades, Nirav uses a wide range of software including a Bloomberg terminal, Lexis and intricate Boolean searches on various search engines. He has also worked on very important investigations in Silicon Valley.

In 2021, Nirav took over the role as Chief Technology Officer.

Nirav and his wife are avid world travelers and enjoy eating at new restaurants. 


Community Involvement

Rebuilding Together

Second Harvest Food Bank


San Francisco State University

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