We are not just another
company, we are a team.

Our team of partners, associates, appraisers and support staff commit to valuable client service with an assurance of quality, integrity and accountability. Working together, we focus on identifying the unique complexity of each project resulting in solutions for mutual success and valued business relationships.

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Join our team today and experience what it is like to work with one of Western Canada’s leading authorities in independent real estate valuation, consulting and advisory service.

LIVE AND WORK IN THE OKANAGAN VALLEY

We are located in the Landmark Professional Building in Kelowna, BC, the largest community in the Okanagan Valley. Surrounded by lakes, mountains and vineyards, Kelowna offers residents a perfect balance between work and lifestyle — it is no wonder this one of the most desirable places to live in Canada.

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OUR BENEFITS

In addition to what you’ve come to expect from company benefits like competitive wages, sick leave, etc. we offer flexible work options. Sure, we’d love for you to work from the office 5 days a week but that doesn’t work for everyone. Just send us your resume, we’ll talk.

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TYPES OF JOBS at Kent-Macpherson

Join our team and help shape the future of Kent-Machperson

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JOB TITLE: Appraiser

REPORT TO: Partner (or Senior Appraiser)

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will provide logical and well defended appraisals, recommendations, advice, and services to clients, partners and staff members to facilitate and help clients achieve real estate goals.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Prepare comprehensive reports
  • Review, research and analyze market, economic, land and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Perform field research and collect data
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Manage client relationships: consult about plans for development, subdivision, approvals, acquisition and/or disposition as well as property tax appeals; present results and recommendations
  • Quote, complete and manage real estate (non-appraisal) assignments including rezoning, ALR Applications, Site Selections, Negotiations, Local Government Advisory Services, Tax Appeals, Development Applications, Subdivisions, etc.
  • Represent clients and their interests in interactions with buyers, sellers, subcontractors, government agencies, political bodies, service providers, etc.
  • Maintain historical library and research archives
  • Supervise Appraiser Associates and Research Analysts

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • AACI designation
  • Knowledge of various government legislation, real estate development, development approval processes, and real estate and property jurisprudence and regulations
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient knowledge of office software
  • Ability to network and market services

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JOB TITLE: Appraiser Associate

REPORT TO: Partner (or Senior Appraiser)

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Working with a designated Appraiser, you will provide logical and well defended appraisals, recommendations, advice, and services to clients, partners and staff members to facilitate and help clients achieve real estate goals.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Prepare comprehensive reports under the supervision of an accredited Appraiser
  • Review, research and analyze market, economic, land and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Perform field research and collect data
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Manage client relationships: consult about plans for development, subdivision, approvals, acquisition and/or disposition as well as property tax appeals; present results and recommendations
  • Quote, complete and manage real estate (non-appraisal) assignments including rezoning, ALR Applications, Site Selections, Negotiations, Local Government Advisory Services, Tax Appeals, Development Applications, Subdivisions, etc.
  • Represent clients and their interests in interactions with buyers, sellers, subcontractors, government agencies, political bodies, service providers, etc.
  • Maintain historical library and research archives

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • University Degree or equivalent experience
  • Commitment to work toward AACI designation
  • Knowledge of various government legislation, real estate development, development approval processes, and real estate and property jurisprudence and regulations (preferred)
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient knowledge of office software
  • Ability to network and market services

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JOB TITLE: Research Analyst

REPORT TO: Partner or Senior Appraiser

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will assist in producing appraisal and consulting reports through research and analysis of market information, preparation of mapping, and collection of data for buildings, land, and leases.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Assist with market research and analysis
  • Draft reports on real estate, land, leases, economic impact and feasibility
  • Locate, compile and interpret cadastral, ortho, bathymetric and topographic maps
  • Format and edit reports and prepare presentations
  • Maintain a wide variety of information, reports, and databases for data comparison

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience conducting research and writing reports
  • Post-secondary education (preferred)
  • Experience in the real estate industry with knowledge of MLS, Landcor, land assessment values and methodology, Indigenous people and/or the Indian Land Registry, and plans and maps (preferred)
  • Knowledge of local market and geography (preferred)
  • Critical reading and research skills
  • Excellent communication skills with high attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of office software and hardware

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JOB TITLE: Reserve Planner Analyst

REPORT TO: Senior Certified Reserve Planner

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will assist in driving and expanding the Depreciation Reports business by providing strata reserve fund planning analysis and managing day-to-day operation of the Depreciation Report portfolio.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Maintain Depreciation Reports (DR) records on quotes & approvals
  • Manage component summary documentation in the Depreciation Report portfolio
  • Research new properties to assist with preparing a quote for DR or Insurance Appraisals by accessing external and internal data sources
  • Review, research, analyze and evaluate market, economic and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Maintain costing research archive
  • Prepare material and provide support for business development opportunities
  • Assist in performing on-site reviews of properties to establish common area and limited common area assets; learn how to calculate, quantify and establish replacement cost for all applicable assets

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certified Reserve Planner designation (upon success application and completion)
  • Diploma, University Degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of building components, construction, and financial documents
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of office software
  • Ability to network and market services
  • Ability and interest in mentoring

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JOB TITLE: Reserve Planner Assistant

REPORTS TO: Senior Certified Reserve Planner

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will provide strata reserve fund and depreciation consultation, advice, and reports to clients.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Perform on-site reviews of properties to establish common area and limited common area assets; calculate, quantify and establish replacement cost for all applicable assets
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and present findings to clients
  • Review, research, analyze and evaluate market, economic and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Consult with clients about their reserve fund and depreciation requirements
  • Quote, complete and manage reserve fund, financial models, and depreciation assignments
  • Maintain costing research archive
  • Prepare material and provide support for business development opportunities

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certified Reserve Planner designation (in progress)
  • Diploma, University Degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of building components, construction, and financial documents
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of office software
  • Ability to network and market services
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JOB TITLE: Senior Appraiser

REPORT TO: Managing Partner

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will provide logical and well defended appraisals, recommendations, advice, and services to clients, partners and staff members to facilitate and help clients achieve real estate goals.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Prepare comprehensive reports
  • Review, research and analyze market, economic, land and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Perform field research and collect data
  • Help mentor candidates moving to their accreditation
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Present results and recommendations to clients
  • Manage client relationships
  • Consult with clients about their plans for development, subdivision, approvals, acquisition and/or disposition as well as property tax appeals
  • Quote, complete and manage real estate (non-appraisal) assignments including rezoning, ALR Applications, Site Selections, Negotiations, Local Government Advisory Services, Tax Appeals, Development Applications, Subdivisions, etc.
  • Represent clients and their interests in interactions with buyers, sellers, subcontractors, government agencies, political bodies, service providers, etc.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • AACI accreditation
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an accredited Appraiser
  • Knowledge of various government legislation
  • Extensive knowledge of real estate development, development approval processes and real estate and property jurisprudence and regulations
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to network and market services

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JOB TITLE: Senior Certified Reserve Planner

REPORT TO: Managing Partner

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will provide strata reserve fund and depreciation consultation, advice, and reports to clients, partners and staff members to facilitate and help clients achieve real estate goals.

SALARY:
Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Perform on-site reviews of properties to establish common area and limited common area assets; calculate, quantify and establish replacement cost for all applicable assets
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and present findings to clients
  • Manage client relationships
  • Review, research, analyze and evaluate market, economic and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Consult with clients about their reserve fund and depreciation requirements
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Quote, complete and manage reserve fund, financial model, and depreciation assignments
  • Maintain costing research archive
  • Prepare material and provide support for business development opportunities

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certified Reserve Planner designation
  • Real Estate Institute membership in good standing
  • AACI Designation is considered an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of building components, construction, and financial documents
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in reserve planning, depreciation report, and/or residential appraising
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
    Strong knowledge of office software
  • Ability to network and market services

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JOB TITLE: Senior Real Estate Advisor

REPORT TO: Managing Partner

JOB DESCRIPTION: You will provide logical and well defended reports, recommendations, advice, and services to clients, partners and staff members to facilitate and help clients achieve real estate goals. You will also serve as clients’ real estate portfolio and/or development manager.

SALARY: Highly competitive

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Prepare reports
  • Review, research and analyze market, economic, land and property data, documents and bylaws
  • Perform field research and collect data
  • Help mentor candidates moving to their accreditation
  • Remain current with processes, jurisprudence and regulations
  • Present results and recommendations to clients
  • Manage client relationships
  • Consult with clients about their plans for development, subdivision, approvals, acquisition and/or disposition as well as property tax appeals
  • Quote, complete and manage real estate (non-appraisal) assignments including rezoning, ALR Applications, Site Selections, Negotiations, Local Government Advisory Services, Tax Appeals, Development Applications, Subdivisions, R/W Acquisitions, etc.
  • Represent clients and their interests in interactions with buyers, sellers, subcontractors, government agencies, political bodies, service providers, etc.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience in the real estate industry
  • Knowledge of various government legislation
  • Extensive knowledge of real estate development, development approval processes and real estate and property jurisprudence and regulations
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills
  • Good communication skills with strong attention to details
  • Strong relationship building and client management skills
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to network and market services

“The people here have a wealth of knowledge and will mentor you to learn and grow professionally.”

“We’re one of the only firms that deals with First Nations claims. It’s both interesting and rewarding to know that we’re really accomplishing something positive in the reconciliation process.”

“I’m super excited to be here with KM. It’s a productive learning environment working towards higher quality of products and standards. I want to hold myself to that high standard of work.”

“Kent Macpherson has an outstanding reputation with projects that are interesting and meaningful.”

“I love the collaboration that comes from working with this great team.”

“There are lots of opportunities for career advancement.”