Ernie Paustian is the General Manager and founding principal of Delta Appraisal Corporation, a firm specializing in reserve fund studies and depreciation reports throughout Alberta and BC. Ernie has over 20 years of real estate experience including appraisal, mortgage financing and property management. He is a graduate of the Urban Land Economics diploma program at the University of British Columbia. Ernie first joined the Appraisal Institute of Canada in 2000 and achieved the AACI designation in 2006. His volunteer experience within the AIC includes a continuing role since 2011 as a Director for the AIC – AB and as Director / Treasurer for the Edmonton Chapter / Member Liaison Committee since 2009.