Kari Benum
Kari BenumSenior Certified Reserve Planner
CRA, CRP, P. App.


Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA) – Appraisal Institute of Canada.
Certified Reserve Planner
(CRP) – Real Estate Institute of Canada.


Senior Certified Reserve Planner – Kent-Macpherson Appraisals, Kelowna, BC (2012 to present)
Mortgage Development Manager/Mortgage Specialist
– Bank of Montreal, BC, Interior, North, and Yukon (2010-2011)
Residential Appraiser
– Okanagan Appraisals, Kelowna, BC (2004 – 2009)


CRA, (Canadian Residential Appraiser) – Appraisal Institute of Canada.
CRP, (Certified Reserve Planner) – Real Estate Institute of Canada.
P. App., (Professional Appraiser) – Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member in Good Standing Appraisal Institute of Canada.
  • Member in Good Standing Real Estate Institute of Canada.
  • Okanagan Mortgage Lenders Association, Kelowna, BC. Director and Past President.

Practical Experience

  • Depreciation Report-Reserve Fund Study Consulting and Advisory team.
  • Develop working relationships with Strata Corporations and Strata Managers.
  • Research analysis and marketing.
  • Valuation and consulting services for a variety of assignments: residential dwellings, multi-family homes- up to four units, lakeshore properties, and undeveloped residential dwelling sites.
  • Specialized in new construction of residential properties.
  • Member of the 2015 National Conference Committee and Co-Presenter on Reserve Fund Studies.
  • Co-Presenter on Reserve Fund Studies and Panelist on Diversification Opportunities for CRA’s at the 2016 National Conference.


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