Clifford Smirl
Clifford SmirlPARTNER
AACI, P. App., MAI


Accredited Appraiser – Canadian Institute (AACI) – Appraisal Institute of Canada. American Institute (MAI) – Appraisal Institute (Chicago, USA)
Certificate in Wine Business Management – Sonoma State University, 2016
Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation – University of British Columbia, 2008.
Masters Degree in Business Administration – Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, 2006.
Bachelor of Arts – University of Victoria, 2004.


Fee Appraiser, Kent-Macpherson Appraisals, Kelowna, British Columbia. Valuation and consultation pertaining to all types of residential, commercial and industrial properties throughout the Okanagan Valley and British Columbia with a special focus on Reserve Lands, (Present).
Appraiser (IC&I) with BC Assessment, Kelowna, British Columbia. Valuation of commercial and industrial properties for assessment purposes throughout the Okanagan Valley, (2007-2008).


AACI, (Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute) – Appraisal Institute of Canada.
P. App., Professional Appraiser.
MAI, Appraisal Institute (Chicago, USA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Appraisal Institute of Canada – Member in Good Standing
  • Appraisal Institute (Chicago) – Member in Good Standing
  • BC Expropriation Association – Member in Good Standing


  • AIC Professional Competency Interview Panel Member (2012-Present)
  • Okanagan Chapter Chair – AIC-BC (2016)
  • Work Product Peer Reviewer

Professional Experience

  • Completed a wide variety of real estate valuation and consulting assignments throughout the Okanagan, including land development feasibility studies, land use evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, and commercial real estate and lease valuations
  • First Nations real property consultation and valuation assignments throughout British Columbia -including Specific Claims and complex retrospective/historical valuation assignments with effective dates in the late 1800s and early 1900s
  • Complex valuation and consultation assignments – including special use properties such as: marine terminals, airports, mills, an LNG plant site, high value wineries, and master-planned communities
  • Expert witness/litigation assignments – Mr. Smirl has been qualified as an expert witness (real estate valuation) in the Supreme Court of British Columbia and at the Specific Claims Tribunal Canada
  • Consultation pertaining to Highest & Best Use studies, Feasibility Studies, and Cost-Benefit Analysis reports for a wide variety of real estate assets located within the interior of British Columbia and on Vancouver Island

 Expert Qualifications

  • Qualified as expert witness (real estate valuation) – Supreme Court of British Columbia and Specific Claims Tribunal Canada.


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