AKME Appraisals, Inc. Team
Kelly Best, CD, AACI, P. App. BBA, PGVC, DULE
Nominated 2010 Atlantic Business CEO of the year
AKME Appraisals, Inc.
Supreme Court Expert Witness Testimony - Sworn in and Recognized Supreme Court Expert Witness 2007
Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC)- AACI, P.APP (Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute - Professional Appraiser)
PGVC (Post Graduate Value Certification)
BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
DULE (Diploma Urban Land Economics)
Certified Advanced Appraisal Reviewer
Marshall & Swift Licensed User - Costing Expert
Retired in Good Standing -
CNAREA - DAC Designated Appraiser Commercial
NAIFA USA - IFAS Independent Fee Appraiser Senior
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I am a partner/owner of AKME Appraisals, Inc. My current Designation is Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI) with a degree in Business Administration, Diploma in Urban Economics (inclusive of 20+ Real Estate Appraisal course), background in both Real Estate Appraising, and prior experience in Property Management. I am also Retired - Pensioned Canadian Forces. During my military career I was awarded "Service Person of the Year"
William Best, CD, CRA - Partner
AIC - Canadian Residential Appraiser
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I am a partner of AKME Appraisals, Inc. I was awarded the CRA (Canadian Residential Appraiser) designation in 2007. I continue to update and stay current with Appraisal education, taking appraisal courses through UBC. I have extensive experience in the residential division. My work in our Valuation Division covers a wide range of property from single family housing to to multi-use investment projects. In addition to completing a full career - I am retired Canadian Armed Forces; Communications and have received my CD1. I also worked as a Communications Specialist with General Dynamics Canada. After returning from the USA, I became extensively involved in Real Property Appraising.
Shawna Best - CRA
Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) – Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA)
I officially joined AKME Appraisals, Inc. in 2007 – I have been involved with the Appraisal Industry for over 10 years. My current Designation is Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA). At present, I am studying towards my Commercial Appraisal Designation and a Bachelor Degree in Business of Real Estate. I have extensive experience in the Residential Sector: Single Family Dwellings, Multi Family Properties and Vacant Land. I also have experience with Small Commercial Component Properties.