Aedis Appraisals Ltd. – The Team
Donn Alridch Villaruel – General Manager
Donn started as a Quality Technician with Aedis Appraisals in 2019. Before joining Aedis Appraisals, Donn had been with Operations & Maintenance program for almost 10 years and half of that experience was being with the management. He was responsible for operations of 15 sites and 26 locations for KELLOGG, BROWN & ROOT, LOGCAP III and FLUOR INTERCONTINENTAL, Gov’t Group, LOGCAP IV, reporting directly to Senior Leadership Team.
Donn has completed his college of Business Administration–Management degree and is currently in charge of the general operations of Aedis Appraisals Ltd.
Reignier Jules G. Demetillo – Quality Control Manager
Reignier was born in Polomolok South Cotabato, Philippines. He was raised in Agusan Del Sur at the age of 6 and he goes back to Polomolok at age 14 to start a new life as a High Schooler. Even though he is so young he already exposed to various work to be a carpenter and an engine mechanic like his father, a humble, resilient and silent man.
At the age of 18, he took a college course in BS Marine Engineering; he chooses this course to broaden his knowledge of big engines and help his family. While studying in college, every weekend he works as a mechanic or a carpenter to help his father. He graduated at age 21 and start his new carrier as an engine cadet, after one year as an engine cadet, he applies as a mechanic and a truck helper for 1 year but he is transferred to a position as a Document keeper and budgeting employee of the trucking service.
In May year 2019, he resigns and applied at Aedis Appraisals as a Quantity Technician and underwent etensive training for 3 months. After his hard work, he was promoted as a supervisor and in December 2019, he was promoted again as a Quality Control Manager, his role is to ensure and develop effective quality control processes s o that reports meet quality standards before submission to clients.
When the weekend approaches, he is spending his time with his family and friends to play some of his favorite games like basketball and travel to different locations on Mindanao to unwind or even to Luzon when he has time.
Garnet Klatt – Customer Service
Garnet has over 20 years of public and private sector experience ranging from Business Operations to Strategic Management, including operations and logistics, as well as analytics and strategic planning.
Garnet has been with Aedis Appraisals since 2019 and oversees customer service while also providing inspections and consulting work. Garnet is from Vancouver and continues to live here with his family.
Veronica Xue – Accounting
Veronica Xue, a trusted partner of Aedis Appraisals, owns and operates a boutique accounting firm in Vancouver which is our exclusive provider and supplier of all accounting, controlling and financial consulting services. Veronica’s team offers the highest level of service in regards to responsiveness, expert knowledge and communication and handles all of the companies payables.
Ian Steward, AACI, P.App – British Columbia
Ian has over 25 years’ experience in the local real estate market. A graduate of BCIT, he received his AACI, P.App designation in 2002 and has been teaching real estate courses for the Appraisal Institute of Canada since 2003.
From 1990 to present, Ian has been active in appraisal, sales, acquisition, disposal, leasing, administration and property management of municipal properties for local government. His work also includes real estate investment analysis, portfolio management, legal and environmental stewardship. Strengths from Ian include project management – budgeting, supervision and closure, public relations communications and management and control of changing budgets. Ian joined Aedis in 2008 and has actively been a manager since.
Jason Upton, CRA, RI(BC) – Ontario, Yukon & Northwest Territories
Jason has worked as an appraiser and supervisor throughout Canada for over 25 years, joining the Appraisal Institute in 1994 and receiving his CRA in 1998. His focus with the company now is supervising operations in Ontario and the North.
Other fields of study he has completed include commercial building construction, real estate development, trading services, property management, building envelope performance, mediation, home inspection and e-commerce. These studies all took place at Langara College, BCIT, Simon Fraser University and the UBC Sauder School of business.
Professional memberships include the Appraisal Institute of Canada, the Real Estate Institute of Canada, the Mortgage Investment Association of BC, the Mortgage Brokers Association of BC and the Real Estate Board of Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver Island, Victoria and Vancouver.
Aedis Internship Program
Are you a candidate member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada, now seeking to gain experience in the residential appraisal market? The Aedis Internship Program may be just the head start you’re looking for! We offer a three month internship program, where you’ll have the opportunity to apply your educational experience into practice. The program involves regular lessons and applications in:
- Property Inventory (how to measure homes, take note of value components, identify construction and design elements and more)
- Research (what and how to obtain from City Hall, BC Assessment and other regulatory bodies)
- Report Writing (how to create a report that the client/reader will appreciate, what is important to the reader and how to express it)
- Appraisal Concepts (how to gauge accurately effective age, economic life, condition ratings, neighbourhood analysis and other)
- Mathematical Derivations and Adjusting (how to support your adjustments with market based evidence quickly and accurately, how to establish land value, how to gauge and calculate depreciation and more)
- The Business End (why people need appraisals, how to interact and help them, what to say/what not to say, finding new opportunities)
If this sounds exciting and interesting – you are just the candidate we are looking for! (and you also may need a medical checkup!). But that’s ok because we get excited about appraising too – send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your desired start date. We will follow up with you, we promise.