Paul Doucet CRA: P.App  

Paul Doucet owner of South Okanagan Appraisals began his appraisal career with Schoenne Appraisals in 1995 after 5 successful years in real estate sales with Royal LePage and ReMax Realty. He received his CRA designation from the University of British Columbia in 1999.

Paul’s 28 years of residential appraisal experience in Penticton and the surrounding areas includes extensive work in rural areas near Penticton including, Summerland, Naramata, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos, Rock Creek and the Midway area. He believes in serving his clients with honest, quality work which has resulted in a strong client base that he has built throughout the years. Paul possesses a strong work ethic.

Paul has qualified as an expert witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia where he has provided testimony on residential property.


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Don Stasuik CRA .P.App

Don Stasuik .

Don Stasuik currently has 22 years experience in Residential Appraisals and has been appraising a wide range of residential properties within the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valley since 2002, specializeing in Penticton, Summerland and Naramata.  Don earned his CRA, P. App.,  Canadian Residential Appraisal, Professional Appraiser designations from the Appraisal Institute of Canada through courses offered by the University of British Columbia and Sauder School of Business in 2007. Don also earned his Certified Reserve Planner (CRP) designation through the Real Estate Institute of Canada in 2013, however is currently inactive. Don’s work includes: all major lending institutes, mortgage brokers and the public sector . Don grow up in Okanagan Falls and moved  to Penticton in 1979 graduating from Penticton High School in 1986. Don was involved with various community organizations with approximately 20 with Scouts Canada and 2 years with The Penticton Lions Club.  Don and his wife enjoy being part of the local community where they have raised their three children


David Steele (RETIRED)  received his AACI P. App designation in 2005. David has a broad based appraisal back ground with over 20 years of appraisal experience throughout southern BC including institutional and fee appraisal service; most recently 6 years on Vancouver Island with Baker&Osland Appraisals. David returned home to the Okanagan in April 2017.

Valuation expertise includes valuation of commercial, industrial, heavy industrial, development, and acreage properties along with 1st Nation properties. Other areas of expertise include estimating land rents for private, and government sectors, rental arbitration, replacement cost appraisals for insurance purposes, along with the valuation and analysis of farm properties including vineyards and wineries. David is available for property assessment consultation of non – residential properties. Along with valuation expertise David is an experienced expert witness before the Property Assessment Appeal Board and the Supreme Court of BC. David recognized by the majority lending institutions and can provide references or work product samples on request.

David is a certified member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada with the Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute, Professional Appraiser Designation (AACI, P. App)   When not at work David enjoys the outdoors in the southern Interior.


Brennan received is CRA designation in March 2024 . He also holds a diploma in Business Administration with Dean’s List standing and is on his way to completing his Bachelor degree in Business Administration. Brennan joined the team at South Okanagan Appraisals in the spring of 2018 .  Brennan serves mostly south of Penticton through Oliver and Osoyoos including rural properties. Born and raised in Penticton, “The Kid” holds a deep love for the Okanagan. He lives with his wife and three kids near Okanagan Beach


Jackie Brown

Jacqueline Brown joined the South Okanagan Appraisals in September of 2022. She is our newest team member and eager to be in this profession. Jackie is a Candidate of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has achieved a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance. She is currently working on her CRA designation through UBC Real Estate Division. Jackie has been working through all locations in South Okanagan from Summerland over to Naramata, through Penticton down to Kaleden and Oliver/Osoyoos area. She has taken a passion towards hobby farms and agricultural properties. Jackie has aslo worked on single family, duplex, and condominium/townhouse properties. Jackie was born and raised in Penticton who lived out in Calgary, AB in her 20’s and returned to Penticton in her 30’s. She is a mother to her only son and is passionate about fitness, health, and spending time as a family.


Bryce Witherspoon

Bryce is an AACI designated commercial real estate appraiser with 8 years of experience providing appraisals on an array of commercial buildings, including: Office, Industrial, Retail, Multi-Family, Hotels & Motels, Vacant Land & Agricultural.

He began his commercial real estate career at Cushman Wakefield Winnipeg before moving to Penticton 3 years ago. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Lakehead University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation from UBC.

His wealth of experience and hands-on approach provides clients with independent and well-supported opinions tailored to their specific needs and requirements.