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Property Tax Division





Vice President - Giselle Kakamousias, B.Comm., DULE, MRICS, AACI, P. App.

Giselle joined Turner Drake in 1993 after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with a major in accounting) from Dalhousie University, Halifax. She was granted a Diploma in Urban Land Economics with first class standing, from the University of British Columbia in 1997, the first person to gain this distinction in Atlantic Canada. Giselle gained accreditation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada in 1999. She was admitted to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2005.

Giselle was appointed Manager of the Property Tax Division in 1999 and Vice President in 2006. She has negotiated reductions in assessments and conducted appeals in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia, on all types of property.

She has specialised expertise in Extended Care Homes, Golf Courses, Hospitality Properties, and Self-Storage, and is a seasoned and much sought after speaker and columnist by these Industry Associations. Giselle has appeared as an expert witness before the New Brunswick Assessment and Planning Appeal Board, the Nova Scotia Regional Assessment Appeal Court, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, and the British Columbia Property Assessment Appeal Board.

In addition, Giselle has substantial experience in our Valuation Division, valuing industrial, commercial and investment property. She has also worked in our Counselling Division conducting market surveys and providing rental advice to a range of business clients.

e-mail gkakamousias@turnerdrake.com

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Vice President, Property Tax Division - Giselle Kakamousias



Senior Manager - André Pouliot, B.Comm., DULE, MRICS, AACI, P. App.

André joined Turner Drake in 1998 after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary's University, Halifax. He was granted a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia in 2003. André gained accreditation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada in 2004 and with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2010.

He is a former Manager of our Lasercad® Space Measurement Division. 

André’s experience in our Property Tax Division dates back to 1999. He is an experienced expert witness and has provided advice and concluded assessment appeals in every province in Canada other than Nunavut. He has appeared as an expert witness before the New Brunswick Assessment and Planning Review Board, the Nova Scotia Public Utility and Review Board, the Nova Scotia Regional Assessment Appeal Court, the Newfoundland Assessment Review Commission, the New Brunswick Assessment and Planning Appeal Board, and the Calgary Assessment Review Board.

e-mail apouliot@turnerdrake.com

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Manager, Property Tax Division - André Pouliot

 




Manager - Gregory Kerry, B.Comm., DULE

Greg joined Turner Drake in 2011 upon graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, including three minors, from Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick. He is currently enrolled in the University of British Columbia's Bachelor of Business in Real Estate degree having been granted their Diploma in Urban Land Economics in 2015. He is a candidate member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

He has been involved in analyzing income and expense statements, building costings, comparable sales for investment properties and portfolios, for our Property Tax Division. He has helped formulate positions for tax abatement on a wide variety of properties including light industrial and manufacturing, retail outlets, offices, and apartments. Greg’s experience in our Property Tax Division has involved property inspections throughout Atlantic Canada. Greg has experience in our Valuation Division having been involved in a wide range of properties ranging from small commercial condo units to heavy industrial special use properties. He continues to aid in valuation projects on a semi-regular basis. He also has experience in our Counselling Division where he has worked on expropriation assignments for major infrastructure projects in Atlantic Canada.

Greg was formerly Manager of our Lasercad® Division and has extensive experience supervising the measurement of office, industrial, retail and residential space to the appropriate BOMA, BOMA/SIOR, ULI, and CREA standards, in buildings located throughout the Atlantic Provinces.

e-mail gkerry@turnerdrake.com

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Manager, Property Tax Division - Gregory Kerry

 

 

Manager - Christopher Jobe, BBA, DULE

Chris joined Turner Drake in 2012 upon graduating with a Bachelor of Business and Administration degree, with a Co-op Designation and a major in Accounting, from Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. He is currently enrolled in the University of British Columbia's Bachelor of Business in Real Estate program and received their Diploma in Urban Land Economics in the fall of 2015. Since joining Turner Drake Chris has conducted numerous property inspections throughout Atlantic Canada as a member of our Property Tax and Lasercad Divisions.

In our Property Tax Division, he has filed tax appeals on properties throughout Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. During this time, he has been involved with analysing financial statements, building costings, and comparable sales for investment properties and portfolios, for the purpose of formulating positions for tax abatement on a variety of properties including light industrial, manufacturing, retail outlets, offices, and apartments.

In our Lasercad Division, he has extensive experience in measuring office, industrial, retail and residential space to the appropriate BOMA, BOMA/SIOR, ULI, and CREA standards, in buildings located throughout the Atlantic Provinces.

e-mail cjobe@turnerdrake.com

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Manager, Property Tax Division - Christopher Jobe