The gsi team
Professional staff at gsi have combined expertise in appraisal, planning and consulting services.
Mr. Stroud is an accredited appraiser with over 40 years of experience, and is the President of gsi Real Estate & Planning Advisors Inc. He holds the AACI designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada, and is a Past National President of the Institute. Prior to forming gsi, Mr. Stroud was the Executive Administrator of the Planning, Property & Economic Development Departments for the Corporation of the City of North York. Ken has also held a number of senior positions in the private and public sectors including that of Chief Appraiser/Negotiator with the Realty Services Branch (Provincial Government of Ontario).
Mr. Stroud has appeared before the Ontario Municipal Board (now the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal “LPAT”), Superior Court of Canada, Ontario Divisional Court, Assessment Review Board, and Arbitration Hearings. He has a strong background in appraisals, market analysis, economic development and land use planning and has been appointed Arbitrator on several complex ground lease arbitrations.
Certifications & Professional Affiliations
Appraisal Institute of Canada – AACI, P. App., Fellow
Past National President (1990-1991)
Association of Ontario Land Economists – Professional Land Economist
Real Estate Institute of Canada – Past Designated Member FRI
International Right of Way Association – Designated Member SR/WA
Member of the Ontario Expropriation Association (OEA)
Lambda Alpha International – Honorary Land Economics Society
Fellowships & Awards
Award of Distinction — Ontario Association, Appraisal Institute of Canada
Bestowed Fellowship, Appraisal Institute of Canada