our team

J.L. McDonaldJ.L. McDonald, AACI, SRPA  jmcdonald@nb.aibn.com

Former President and founder of the company, Jim has been with the firm since 1969.  He has completed real estate valuation assignments throughout the Atlantic Provinces and Northeastern United States and has extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines including commercial and industrial property types with emphasis on property expropriation and tax assessment appeals. 

Jim has held the accredited professional designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada since 1970 and since 1972 is a qualified member of the Appraisal Institute in the U.S.   Jim is also a member of the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers, International Right of Way Association and the Ontario Expropriation Association.  He is a past member of the National Recertification Committee established by the Appraisal Institute of Canada and a past member of the Complaints Investigating Committee for the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers.   In the past Jim has served as a lecturer for first and second year students of the Appraisal Institute and appraisal courses offered by the Saint John Real Estate Board, as well as guest lecturer for valuation courses offered by local lending institutions.

Jim is a qualified expert witness before the Court of Queens Bench, Province of New Brunswick; Federal Court of Canada; Assessment and Planning Appeal Board, Province of New Brunswick; Court of Revision, City of St. John’s, Newfoundland; and former Supreme Court of New Brunswick.

In addition to his appraisal work, Jim has authored a paper on “Injurious Affection – Impact of New Highway Development on Adjoining Lands” for the Province of New Brunswick.  He served two terms as a member of the Planning Advisory Committee for the City of Saint John and two terms as a member of the Dispute Advisory Panel established by the Federal Government pursuant to the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act.  An avid sailor, Jim is also past commodore of the Royal Kennebecasis Yacht Club.

 

Douglas J. RamierDouglas J. Ramier, CRA dramier@nb.aibn.com

Doug has been a fee appraiser with Appraisals (Fundy) Ltd. since 1982 and is presently Vice President and a Partner of the firm. A graduate of Miramichi Valley High School in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Doug Attended Holland College’s Property Appraisal Program and received his CRA designation in 1990. Doug is responsible for the firms residential operations and has vast experience in various residential and multi-residential properties related to financing and insurance matters. Doug also consults in matters of dispute and litigation and has been declared an expert witness before New Brunswick’s Regional Assessment Review Board and Court of Queens Bench.

Benefiting from his belief in principals, Doug is currently serving on the Appraisal Institute of Canada’s National Peer Review Committee, reviewing appraisal reports for compliance. Doug has also been a guest lecturer for local lending institutions related to the need for appraisal assignments and the identifying the pertinent data in the reports.

Michael A. ScichiloneMichael A. Scichilone, AACI  mscichilone@nb.aibn.com

Michael joined Appraisals (Fundy) Ltd in 1988 as a fee appraiser and is presently Vice President and Partner. His work is multifaceted with an emphasis on damage claims for fire insurance related matters, expropriation issues and the appraisal of residential, industrial, commercial and investment property. Michael also consults in matters of dispute and litigation and has been declared an expert witness before New Brunswick’s Regional Assessment Review Board and Court of Queens Bench.

Michael started his career with the Department of Municipal Affairs, Property Assessment Branch prior to working with Ocean Steel and Construction in the Construction Estimating Division. Prior to the above and between the years 1982-1986 Michael attended the University of New Brunswick - Business Administration Program and completed the Real Estate Appraisal, Assessment and Property Management Program at Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology in Belleville Ontario.

Since 2003 Michael has held the accredited professional designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been active in the Institutes National Committees, including serving multiple terms with the Insurance Advisory Committee and is currently serving with the Institutes Adjudicating Committee. He is certified as an instructor to present workshops to the members with respect to the “Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Practice” and the “Professional Liability Insurance Program”.

Michael C. FleuryMichael C. Fleury, AACI mfleury@nb.aibn.com

Michael received his accreditation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada in 1985. With his attention to detail originating from his diploma as an Architectural Drafting Technician in 1971 from the Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology in London Ontario, Michael began his appraisal experience with Canada Mortgage and Housing, eventually retiring after 26 years as Supervisor and Manager of Appraisal Discipline. Over the years he has implemented his multi-discipline background and appraisal experience in completing a wide range of assignments related to major industrial, retail and office developments. His involvement in social housing, semi-annual surveys of apartment rental and vacancies, expropriation and industrial property tax appeals has been called upon both in-house and externally as a Senior Appraiser with the firm. As an expert witness before the Court of Queens Bench, in the Province of New Brunswick he has participated in a number of successful arbitration and litigation matters since 1997.

Ronald J. MooreRonald J. Moore, BBA. rmoore@nb.aibn.com

Ron graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1989 with a major in Computer Science. Between the years 1990 and 2005 Ron pursued a career in the information technology sector including a management position with NB Publishing Company. Since 2006 Ron has been a member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and is enrolled in the Post-Graduate Certificate Program in Real Property Valuation from the University of British Columbia working towards obtaining his AACI accreditation. 

Since joining the firm, Ron has been a valuable resource in the development, organization and implementation of the firms files and databank dating back to the firm’s origin in 1969. During his years with Appraisals (Fundy) Ltd. Ron has been completing residential assignments related to financing, mortgage risk and determining  fair price for resale. Ron is also actively participating and assisting in such matters as market research, report drafting, and liaison with our clients.

 

 

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