Our Appraisers


Appraisal Institute Of Canada Members

All appraisers at Macintosh are members in good standing with the Appraisal Institute of Canada, by far the largest appraiser governing and insuring body in Canada.  In addition, almost all appraisers at Macintosh have the designations AACI (Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute), P. App (Professional Appraiser), or CRA (Canadian Residential Appraiser) providing the best quality reports in the business.


Resources And Quality

Macintosh has the capability to enable its appraisers to complete assignments accurately, quickly, efficiently, and on time.  We are committed to supporting the appraisers and office staff with extensive online data services, industry publications, advanced technology, and impressive in-house resources.  Combine that with outstanding personnel, and you have a well researched Macintosh report that is our clients’ assurance of quality.


Experience

In addition to their vast expertise in the appraisal field, members of the firm also have related background knowledge including bank finance, assessment, construction, property management, insurance, taxation, accounting, real estate sales, and residential and commercial development.


List of Appraisers

Stan Mason, AACI, P. App, Ret’d 35 years of appraisal experience
35 years of appraisal experience plus several years of related experience in town planning; extensive knowledge in all aspects of commercial and industrial appraisal including partial takings and rights of way; long time review appraiser; appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, The Court of Revision and The Federal Court of Canada.
Stew Macintosh, AACI, P. App 32 years of appraisal experience
32 years of appraisal experience in the commercial, industrial and residential sectors plus several years in real estate sales and construction; member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver; member of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board; many years as a review appraiser and monthly guest speaker for several financial institutions; appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Revision.
James Herriot, AACI, P. App, B. Comm. 28 years of appraisal experience
28 years of appraisal experience in primarily residential real estate plus several years of related knowledge in underwriting commercial and residential mortgages; long time review appraiser; completed Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia; provided opinions of value before the City of Vancouver Council; appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Michael Reilly, AACI, P. App 37 years of appraisal experience
37 years of appraisal experience in primarily commercial, industrial and special use properties; experience includes highest and best use studies, development properties, offices, hotels, motels, auto dealerships, storage and manufacturing plants, vacant land, marine processing plants, ski developments and resorts, mobile home parks, feasibility studies, marinas, etc; appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Court of Revision, Arbitration Hearings and Assessment Appeal Board.
Bryan McPherson, AACI, P. App, BBA 15 years of appraisal experience
15 years of appraisal experience in primarily commercial, industrial, and residential real estate plus seven years in real estate sales; experienced review appraiser; completed Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University; completed Diploma in Real Estate Appraisal from Langara College; appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Melanie Jones, AACI, P. App, B.A. Econ. 19 years of appraisal experience
19 years of appraisal experience in commercial, industrial, and investment properties. Member of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia RI(BC) and completed Bachelor of Arts in Economics; International Trading and Risk Management, IMB Institute; Urban Land Economics Diploma, Appraisal Option, UBC. Previous employers include the City of North Vancouver and the City of Surrey in the capacity of Land Negotiator and Commercial Appraiser.
Richard Yoshida, CRA 35 years of appraisal experience
35 years of appraisal experience including commercial, industrial and residential appraisals plus several years of real estate sales, subdivision construction and property management; member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver; long time review appraiser and monthly guest speaker for several financial institutions; appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Revision.
Bruce Payne, CRA 31 years of appraisal experience
31 years of appraisal experience in all areas of residential real estate including acreage properties, relocations, unique properties, high end homes, renovation properties and new construction; some experience with commercial and industrial real estate properties.
Roy Soby, CRA 29 years of appraisal experience
29 years of appraisal experience in all aspects of residential real estate plus several years of related knowledge in real estate sales and construction; expertise in executive properties, acreages, unique properties, waterfront homes, relocations, renovation properties and new construction; provides appraisal reviews and has appeared as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
William Wan, CRA, Ret’d 20 years of appraisal experience
20 years of appraisal experience in mainly residential real estate plus several years of related experience in real estate sales; some proficiency with commercial and industrial real estate appraisal; expertise in high end properties, acreages, relocations, unique properties, waterfront homes, renovation properties and new construction.
James Ballard, CRA 21 years of appraisal experience
21 years of appraisal experience in all sectors of residential real estate including related experience in real estate sales; skilled in all types of residential appraisal including acreages, high end homes, relocations, unique properties, new construction, and renovation properties.
Berk Aktug, B.A. Econ. 12 years of appraisal experience
12 years of appraisal experience in residential real estate including single family homes, condominium apartments and townhouses, as well as new construction and renovation type properties.  Almost completed academic requirements for the designation CRA; completed Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of British Columbia.

Office Support Staff

Charmaine Soby, Office Manager
Susan Macintosh, Accounting & Office Support
Joy Hartley, Office Support