About Us

Reliance Asset Consulting has been delivering detailed insurance appraisals and reserve fund studies in Western Canada since 2000. Our extensive experience and accredited advisors allow us to deliver impactful results that matter, and that can be confidently relied upon.

Our mission is to listen, and present clients with quality reports, prompt response times and unrivaled customer service while upholding the highest degree of professional business standards.

While we have conducted tens of thousands of reports for a variety of projects, we continue to evolve our practice to ensure that we consistently provide the best and most innovative solutions for our clients. As an expert service provider, our signature approach is to pay particular attention to personalized service, with immediate follow-up and after-service support. Our commitment to consistently meet and exceed client expectations is the very reason we are considered an industry leader, and are recommended by past clients, property management companies, insurance brokers and related industry associations.

As a highly specialized team, we are very active in our industry, and we love what we do! All Reliance insurance appraisal professionals operate under the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers standards, which adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Similarly, all Reliance reserve fund studies are conducted under the education requirements set out by the Real Estate Institute of Canada.

We enjoy playing a role in our community, and are proud members of the Calgary Real Estate Board, Canadian Condominium Institute (North and South Chapters), and the Association of the Condominium Managers.

Our Team

Cori West

Reserve Fund Study Manager

Cori has worked for Reliance Asset Consulting since 2007, starting as office manager and then progressing to the role of Reserve Fund Study Manager. An expert administrator who delivers efficient and friendly service, she maintains a client first approach and a very dedicated approach to her role. Cori’s education includes a Diploma of Business – […]

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Cori West

Reserve Fund Study Manager

Cori has worked for Reliance Asset Consulting since 2007, starting as office manager and then progressing to the role of Reserve Fund Study Manager. An expert administrator who delivers efficient and friendly service, she maintains a client first approach and a very dedicated approach to her role. Cori’s education includes a Diploma of Business – Management and Marketing which she completed in Australia while living there for 4 years.

Dan Jablonski

Senior Reserve Fund Planner

Dan is a consultant to Reliance since 2005 and has completed insurance appraisals as well as completing hundreds of Reserve Fund Studies across Alberta and British Columbia. Dan’s qualifications include the Certified Reserve Planner (CRP) from the Real Estate Institute of Canada.  Dan also has a successful I.T. company and employs much of this expertise […]

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Dan Jablonski

Senior Reserve Fund Planner

Dan is a consultant to Reliance since 2005 and has completed insurance appraisals as well as completing hundreds of Reserve Fund Studies across Alberta and British Columbia.

Dan’s qualifications include the Certified Reserve Planner (CRP) from the Real Estate Institute of Canada. 

Dan also has a successful I.T. company and employs much of this expertise into his Reserve Plans.

Kim Lozinski

Operations Manager

Kim is the operations manager with Reliance Asset Consulting and has been a member of the team since 2004. Kim started in an administrative capacity while working on her Business Administration degree at the University of Lethbridge. She completed her degree on an exchange in Germany and returned to our company in March 2009. Since […]

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Kim Lozinski

Operations Manager

Kim is the operations manager with Reliance Asset Consulting and has been a member of the team since 2004. Kim started in an administrative capacity while working on her Business Administration degree at the University of Lethbridge. She completed her degree on an exchange in Germany and returned to our company in March 2009. Since her return she has taken on all facets of the operations and has helped to foster growth within our dynamic company.

Kimberly Schnipper

Insurance Appraiser

Kimberly originally hails from Vancouver Island and spent 11 years in the residential appraisal and reserve fund study sectors. In 2013, she relocated to Calgary to advance her career and became a valuable member of our team in 2015. Kimberly has a broad range of appraisal expertise including residential appraisals, supervising and training new candidate […]

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Kimberly Schnipper

Insurance Appraiser

Kimberly originally hails from Vancouver Island and spent 11 years in the residential appraisal and reserve fund study sectors. In 2013, she relocated to Calgary to advance her career and became a valuable member of our team in 2015. Kimberly has a broad range of appraisal expertise including residential appraisals, supervising and training new candidate members, reserve fund studies, and insurance appraisals.

Kimberly is an active member of the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers (CNAREA) where she has been a member of the Education Committee, Marketing Committee, and Reserve Fund Planning Committee. She was an elected National Director for CNAREA in 2012 to 2013.

Kimberly’s education and certifications include a Bachelor of Science from the University of Victoria, the Designated Appraiser Residential (DAR), the Designated Appraiser Commercial (DAC), and the Certified Appraisal Reviewer. As well, she was recognized by the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers for her superior performance in completion of the Professional Standards of Practice Educational Course as well as her continued dedication towards the profession.

Luke Hannah

Reserve Fund Planner

Luke originally joined Reliance as a residential appraiser in 2009 and spent many years producing high quality appraisals that were renowned for their detail and precision. Luke has since transferred these qualities to the Reserve Fund Study division, where he is applying the same professionalism and accuracy that has served his clients so well throughout […]

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Luke Hannah

Reserve Fund Planner

Luke originally joined Reliance as a residential appraiser in 2009 and spent many years producing high quality appraisals that were renowned for their detail and precision. Luke has since transferred these qualities to the Reserve Fund Study division, where he is applying the same professionalism and accuracy that has served his clients so well throughout his career.

A member in good standing of the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers, the Real Estate Institute of Canada, and the Real Estate Council of Alberta, Luke was also a previous member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Luke obtained the Certified Reserve Planner (CRP) designation and is currently working towards the Designated Appraiser Residential (DAR) and the Designated Appraiser Commercial (DAC) designations in order to further his industry education.

Melisa Culpan

Office Manager

Melisa joined us in 2013 and comes to us from a strong background in office administration and management from the power generation and fast food industries. A highly efficient person, Melisa “quarterbacks” the team here at Reliance ensuring the smooth flow of work and processes within company. As the first point of contact for our […]

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Melisa Culpan

Office Manager

Melisa joined us in 2013 and comes to us from a strong background in office administration and management from the power generation and fast food industries. A highly efficient person, Melisa “quarterbacks” the team here at Reliance ensuring the smooth flow of work and processes within company. As the first point of contact for our clients, Melisa ultimately ensures the client’s needs are met and exceeded, time and time again.

Mike Van den Oever

Insurance Appraiser

Mike came to Reliance in 2013 from a strong background in construction and fabrication. A detail oriented appraiser, Mike has completed over a thousand appraisals in this time across Alberta and British Columbia. He has received his Designated Appraiser Residential (DAR) designation and is currently studying for his commercial appraisal designation (DAC) with the Canadian […]

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Mike Van den Oever

Insurance Appraiser

Mike came to Reliance in 2013 from a strong background in construction and fabrication. A detail oriented appraiser, Mike has completed over a thousand appraisals in this time across Alberta and British Columbia. He has received his Designated Appraiser Residential (DAR) designation and is currently studying for his commercial appraisal designation (DAC) with the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers. A licensed and qualified appraiser, Mike always has the client’s best interest in mind and is committed to providing reports with integrity and real value.

An active participant in the industry, Mike is a member of the Canadian Condominium Institute, Alberta Condominium Manager’s Association, and the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers.

Harold Weidman

Insurance Appraiser / Reserve Fund Planner

Harold Weidman is the founder of Reliance Asset Consulting Inc. and has been involved in the appraisal industry for over 43 years with assignments completed in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Ontario and the State of Arizona. Harold Weidman has been completing insurance appraisals since 1977 and reserve fund studies since 2000. The construction industry has […]

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Harold Weidman

Insurance Appraiser / Reserve Fund Planner

Harold Weidman is the founder of Reliance Asset Consulting Inc. and has been involved in the appraisal industry for over 43 years with assignments completed in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Ontario and the State of Arizona. Harold Weidman has been completing insurance appraisals since 1977 and reserve fund studies since 2000. The construction industry has been a part of his life since 1965 and he has worked in various residential and commercial positions within the business.

 

He has been a guest speaker and presenter regarding insurance issues and reserve fund studies for various industry related organizations, including insurance providers. Harold has appeared as an expert witness before the Municipal Government Board and the Calgary Assessment Review Board with regard to Condominium Reserve Fund studies on multi-family properties. Harold has been a guest lecturer on cost estimating and depreciation. He has also been a presenter and guest speaker to the Canadian Relocation Council, Calgary Apartment Association, Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Property Managers Association and Canadian Condominium Institute – South Alberta and Northern Alberta Chapters. As well he has provided information sessions and seminars to various property management companies, lending institutions and insurance brokerages. He has also been interviewed and written articles for condominium organizations on insurance appraisals and reserve fund study issues as well as being involved in insurance arbitration and preparation of appraisal reports related to insurance replacement cost disputes. He has appeared as an expert witness before The Tax Review Board, Court of Queen’s Bench and Alberta Surface Rights Board. He has also appeared before the Calgary Assessment Review Board and Municipal Government Board with regard to condominium reserve fund studies on comprehensive multi-family properties.

Harold was also a licensed real estate broker and a member of the Calgary Real Estate Board for over 32 years. He holds retired status from the Appraisal Institute of Canada after having been a member since 1973 and having held the AACI and P App. designation for 37 years. Harold has chaired several appraisal organization committees over the years and was a member of the Real Estate Council of Alberta – Real Estate Appraisal Advisory Committee. Harold is an active member of the Canadian National Association of Real Estate Appraisers (CNAREA) and holds the senior designation DAC (Designated Appraiser Commercial). As well he holds the Certified Reserve Planner (CRP) designation from the Real Estate Institute of Canada and is currently the Chairman of the Certified Reserve Fund Planner Standards Committee.

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