Leadership

Sandra Cawley

Principal and Regional Leader, Property Tax

British Columbia

Cawley_Sandra

PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal and Regional Leader, Valuation, Ryan, Vancouver office
    • Specializes in real estate business as a professional appraiser and development consultant.
    • Provides consultancy in all matters relating to real estate valuation such as GST self-assessment tax, bonus density and community amenity contribution negotiations, and development to landowners, government and financial institutions, and many of the largest companies in British Columbia and Canada.
    • Oversees growth and development of the Valuation and Consulting practice across Canada.
Previous
  • Senior Managing Partner, leading property tax consulting and real estate appraisal firm, British Columbia
    • Responsible for oversight of valuations of a wide cross-section of commercial, industrial, and residential developments with expertise in valuation services for apartment buildings, phased master-planned communities, condominium projects, mixed-use developments, office, shopping, seniors housing, hotels, and industrial park developments.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Ms. Cawley taught sessions for students enrolled in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and those taking courses through the Urban Development Institute’s School of Development Program. She has been an expert witness at the British Columbia Supreme Court. Additionally, she has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • British Columbia Real Estate Forum
  • Lambda Alpha International

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • Lambda Alpha International – Vancouver Chapter
  • Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Dispute Advisory Panel
    • Former Member
  • Real Estate Institute of British Columbia – Vancouver Chapter
    • Former Director
  • Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Economic Development Corporation
    • Former Director
  • The University of British Columbia
    • Vice Chair, Board of Governors
    • Chair, Property Committee
  • The University of British Columbia Property Trust
    • Board Member
  • Urban Development Institute – Vancouver Chapter
    • Former Director

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Urban Land Economics, The University of British Columbia
  • Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI, P. App), Appraisal Institute of Canada
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