Our Team

Who We Are

Governed by the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) and its Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice, S. Rayner & Associates Ltd. appraisers, as Institute members, are bound to a high level of professionalism and are fully insured by errors and omissions liability coverage.

The AIC grants two professional designations—the Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI™) and the Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA™).

AACI

Qualified to undertake any valuation and consulting assignment on residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, agricultural, land and special use property types.

CRA

Qualified to undertake any valuation and consulting assignment on dwellings containing not more than four self-contained family housing units or on individual undeveloped residential dwelling sites.

Each designation is a guarantee of quality, knowledge, and professionalism. Furthermore, AIC designations are recognized as experts within judicial and quasi-judicial settings.

PARTNERS

ANDREW GRACE

AACI, P.App., BA, Partner

Andrew has been working with S. Rayner & Associates since 2005. Andrew is involved primarily with Industrial Commercial Investment (ICI) properties and has his AACI designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

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DERRICK DUPUIS

CRA, P.App., MSc, BA, General Manager, Partner

Derrick has been working in the real estate appraisal field since 1993 and has been working with S. Rayner & Associates since 1998. He is acting General Manager and oversees the ongoing operations of the company in addition to the mentoring and co-signing for the residential division.

Derrick works primarily in the residential field, specializing in divorce, estate, executive class, unique island properties and student rental dwellings.
He has completed appraisals for most major financial institutions, law firms, accounting firms, and individual clients.

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CODY SCOTT

CRA, P.App., BA, Partner

Cody has been working with S. Rayner and Associates since 2011. Cody is a graduate of Queen’s University and has completed residential appraisal reports for all major lending institutions together with reports completed for private clients.

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COMMERCIAL APPRAISERS

STEPHEN RAYNER

AACI, P.App.

Founder and former owner of S. Rayner & Associates, Stephen has maintained his AACI designation for over 30 years and has extensive experience in appraising all types of properties and providing consulting services. He has extensive expert witness experience before various courts, boards, and tribunals. Stephen is currently an active mentor and co-signer for the commercial division.

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(RETIRED) JOHN RICHARDS

AACI, P.App., B. COMM

John has been working with S. Rayner and Associates since 2006. John is a graduate of UBC and has his AACI designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada. He has completed commercial appraisals in eastern Ontario from Trenton through Brockville.

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ALEXANDER CAMERON

AACI, P.App., B. COMM

Alexander has his AACI Designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada and specializes in Industrial Commercial Investment (ICI) properties. Alexander had been completing residential appraisals in the Wellington and Halton Counties since 2015 before joining S. Rayner and Associates in 2018. Alexander is a graduate of the University of Guelph with a degree in Real Estate and Housing.

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FREDERIC TOUPIN

AIC Candidate Member, B. COMM.

Frederic is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and had been completing residential appraisals in the Kingston, Belleville, and Brockville area since 2018 before joining S. Rayner and Associates in 2020. Frederic is a graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Entrepreneurship. Frederic has completed a certificate in Real Property Valuation with the University of British Columbia as part of the requirements for the AACI designation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Frederic primarily focuses on Industrial Commercial Investment (ICI) properties.

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LIZ BRASHAW

AIC Candidate Member, CPA, CMA

Liz is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada has been working with S. Rayner and Associates since 2020. Liz comes to S. Rayner & Associates Ltd. with a background in accounting having gained her CPA, CMA in 2011. Liz spent many years managing a Corporate Accounting team for a private sector company in Kingston. Liz is currently working towards her AACI designation with the University of British Columbia.

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JULIE BOWES

CRA (Retired), P.App.

Julie has been working with S. Rayner & Associates since 1989. Julie achieved her CRA designation in 2010 and is a member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Julie’s work area is primarily in the Industrial Commercial Investment (ICI) properties.

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RESIDENTIAL APPRAISERS

TANIA DUPUIS

AIC Candidate Member, BA, CEA

Tania is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada has been working with S. Rayner & Associates since January 2018. Tania is a graduate of Simon Fraser University and is currently working towards her CRA designation with the University of British Columbia. Tania has completed her Certified Executor Advisor designation and is a member of the Certified Executor Advisor Network (CEAN).

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JAMIE BRIDGER

AIC Candidate Member, BSc

Jamie is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been working with S. Rayner and Associates since 2019. Jamie is a graduate of Trent University and the Real Property Administration Program at Seneca College. Jamie has a background in property management and is currently working towards his CRA designation with the University of British Columbia.

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NICHOLAS VETTORAZO

AIC Candidate Member, B.Kin, B.Ed

Nick is a candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been with S. Rayner and Associates since 2020. Nick is born and raised in Kingston and has spent time living and working in Europe, Australia/New Zealand, Asia, Africa, and British Columbia. Nick holds degrees from the University of Western Ontario and Laurier University and has a background in Environmental Site Assessment. He is currently working towards his CRA designation with the University of British Columbia.

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BENJI PEROSIN

CRA, P. App., BA, Broker

Benji is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been working with S. Rayner & Associates since 2021. Benji is a graduate of Queen’s University and continues as a practicing real estate broker. Benji is currently working towards his CRA designation with the University of British Columbia.

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MITCHELL RAY

AIC Candidate Member, HBA, MSc.

Mitchell is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and joined S. Rayner and Associates in 2021. Mitchell is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Honor’s Economics Program and graduated first in class with distinction from ESC Rennes Masters International business. Mitchell is currently working towards his CRA designation with the University of British Columbia.

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PAUL STEVENS

AIC Candidate Member

Paul is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been completing residential appraisals in the Greater Toronto Area since 2014 before joining S. Rayner and Associates in June 2021. Paul is currently working towards his CRA designation and is a graduate of George Brown College with a 3-year diploma in Construction Engineering. Paul has completed residential appraisal reports for all major lending institutions and private clients.

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NATHAN SLIK

AIC Candidate Member, BBA

Nathan is a Candidate Member with the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has been working with S. Rayner and Associates since 2021. Nathan is a graduate of Trent University and has a knowledgeable family background within the real estate industry. Nathan is currently working towards his CRA designation with the University of British Columbia.

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ADMINISTRATION

DANIELLE LACKIE

Office Manager

With over 20 years of experience in the public sector and property management field, Danielle joined S. Rayner & Associates in 2019 supporting the planning, organizing, and maintaining of company related activities.

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JORDAN WILLIAMS

Administrative Assistant

With over 8 years progressive administrative support experience, Jordan joined S. Rayner and Associates in 2020 providing administrative support to both the Commercial and Residential teams.

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TINA HARPELL

Administrative Assistant

With extensive administrative support experience, Tina joined S. Rayner and Associates in 2013 providing administrative support to both the Commercial and Residential teams.

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CHRISTINA IRWIN

Administrative Assistant

As a graduate of St. Lawrence College, Christina brings 4 years of real estate administration experience to S. Rayner and Associates. Christina joined the team in 2021 and provides administrative support to both the Commercial & Residential Teams.

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