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Mark McManus
Partner, ICI Division
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Mark is a partner at Valco Consultants and has been with the company since 2006. Mark has finished his schooling through Athabasca University and University of British Columbia and obtained his AACI designation and Bachelor of Management. He works in the ICI division at Valco, focussing on Investment, Commercial and Industrial properties across Ontario. Mark has worked on a wide range of Real Estate appraisals and consulting services to serve his diverse client list. The properties that he has completed appraisals on include single and multi-tenant retail and commercial properties, multi-family, industrial buildings, office buildings, investment properties, as well as vacant development land. Some of the special use properties include mobile home communities, seasonal resort communities, campgrounds, automotive dealerships, medical and dental facilities, veterinary clinics, mini-storage warehousing, restaurants, schools, churches, car washes, gas stations, student housing, as well as retirement and long term care homes. Mark’s client base includes individual property owners, real estate investors, lawyers, accountants, national corporations, cities and municipalities, as well as all of the major commercial banks and credit unions. Mark is currently part of a leads group that consists of young professionals from around the City of London in various lines of work.

Email mark mmcmanus@valcoconsultants.com
Mark or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 234
Matt Telford
Partner, ICI Division
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Matt has been with Valco since 2005, obtaining his AACI designation in 2012 and becoming partner in 2015. He works in the ICI division, focussing on Investment, Commercial and Industrial properties across Ontario. Property types include single and multi-tenant retail and commercial properties, multi-family (converted houses to high rise apartment buildings), industrial buildings, office buildings, investment properties, condominium townhouses (insurance reports), as well as vacant development land. Special use properties include; co-op’s, golf courses, automotive dealerships, schools, churches, car washes, gas stations, student housing, as well as retirement and long term care homes. Contact Matt for any appraisal needs relating to purchase/sale, refinancing, expropriation, foreclosure, matrimonial, or estate planning. Matt has completed reports for a wide range of clients, including individual property owners, real estate investors, lawyers, accountants, national corporations, cities and municipalities, as well as all of the major commercial banks and credit unions.

Email Matt mtelford@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 241
Ryan Parker
Partner, Ag. Division
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Ryan, a partner at Valco, specializes in appraising agricultural and agri-business properties across Ontario. He has been with Valco since 2009, after completing his undergraduate degree in real estate at the University of Guelph. Ryan has a strong agricultural background, growing up on a beef farm in Grey County. Ryan’s agricultural and valuation expertise aid various clients, including farm families, banks and investment firms, in completing appraisals for financing, succession, estate, and various other purposes. The main property types that he focuses on include cash crop farms, dairy farms, poultry farms, swine farms, and beef farms. Ryan is also a specialist in appraising grain elevator and feed mill facilities. He also publishes an annual study on farmland values across Southwestern Ontario. Ryan is a proud member of various organizations, including CAFA as a Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor, OIA as a Professional Agrologist, and AIC as an AACI appraiser.

Email Ryan rparker@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 235
Dan Tapping
Appraiser, ICI Division
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Dan, is one of the founders of Valco Consultants Inc., and has over 40 years of professional appraisal experience. He has completed various appraisals relating to expropriation and contamination matters as well as provided expert testimony. In addition to appraising multi-family, commercial and industrial properties. Dan, specializes in valuing mobile home communities/seasonal parks, retirement/long term care facilities, as well as development land. He is active with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been involved both at provincial and federal levels. He is an active Board of Director member for the Lexus of London Prostate Golf Committee.

Email Dan dtapping@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 223
Jim Telford
Appraiser, ICI Division
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Jim has over 38 years of experience in the real estate appraisal field, as well as being a co-founder of Valco Consultants Inc. After majoring in finance and economics, he has obtained additional experience in taxation issues having taught tax law to government appraisers. Numerous assignments for retail properties, industrial buildings, apartment buildings and non-profit housing have also been completed. Specialty assignments include retirement homes, long term care homes, hotels/motels, investment properties and golf courses. Reports have been completed for expropriation, foreclosure, matrimonial, estate planning, financing and intercompany asset transfers. Jim has appeared as an expert witness before the Superior Court of Ontario and the Ontario Municipal Board on numerous occasions.

Email Jim jtelford@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 222
Leo Mirtitsch
Appraiser, Residential
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Leo is responsible for the Residential Appraisal Division at Valco. Leo has over 35 years of Real Estate experience and has been completing residential appraisal assignments since 2004, completing his course requirements and obtaining his Certified Appraisal Designation (CRA) in 2009. Leo has completed appraisal assignments including financing, matrimonial, estate, and “theoretical” property or “value in use” valuations. Leo has also assisted or completed rental surveys, construction appraisals, land assembly valuations and residential development consulting assignments.

Email Leo lmirtitsch@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 227
Rock Kouwenberg
Candidate Appraiser
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Rock has been with Valco since 2012 and has a background in business and agriculture. He completed his undergraduate degree in real estate at the University of Guelph and has a strong agriculture background, growing up on a swine farm in Middlesex County. He has assisted in a number of appraisal projects pertaining to agriculture, commercial and industrial properties, being completed for various purposes, including; financing, estate, land lease negotiations and conservation easements. Rock is currently working towards his accreditation through the Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation program via the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.

Email Rock rkouwenberg@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 231
Hillary Kerkvliet
Candidate Appraiser
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Hillary joined the Valco team in 2015 and has a background in business. She completed her undergraduate degree in real estate at the University of Guelph. She has assisted on appraisal projects pertaining to commercial and industrial properties being completed for various purposes. Hillary is currently working towards her accreditation through the Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation program via the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.

Rosa Villacob
Candidate Appraiser
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Rosa recently joined the Valco team in 2016 after completing her degree in Business-Finance & Administration (BMOS) at Western University. She is multilingual in English, Spanish & French. She has assisted on appraisal projects pertaining to residential, commercial and industrial properties.
Rosa is working toward her AACI designation, and its currently enrolled in the Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation program via the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs.

Brooke Nicholson
Executive Assistant
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Brooke, executive assistant to Ryan Parker, recently received her communications degree from Brock University and is a new member of our team. As a member of the agricultural team, her rural background and attention to detail are key assets that result in a great product for our clients. Brooke’s skills will continue to be heavily relied upon in the future as Valco continues to establish itself as the ‘go to’ for high quality agricultural appraisals.

Bill Weber
Office Manager
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Bill has been with Valco for 10 years. He manages our day to day operations and is responsible for Financial and Government Reporting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll. Bill’s educational background is a 3 year Business Accounting degree with Honours through Georgian College. While at Georgian College, Bill was a member of SAC, and various committees.

Email Bill accounting@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 232
Linda Thornton
Administration
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Linda has been with Valco for 10 years, being an integral part of the day to day operations. Linda has extensive experience in an administrative role, relating to real estate. Linda works closely with our appraisers, ensuring that our reports are professionally presented in a consistent format that our clients have come to know and value.

Email Linda valco@valcoconsultants.com
or call at 519.667.9050 ext. 0