Simon is the Managing Partner of Bourgeois Brooke Chin Associates – a recent partnership of Bourgeois Chin Associates Ltd. (formerly known as Bourgeois & Company Ltd.) and Brooke, Pirbhai & Associates. With offices in Calgary and Edmonton and a rich history dating back to 1978, Bourgeois Brooke Chin Associates is a full service firm offering various valuation and advisory services throughout Alberta as well as across the country through its affiliation with Verra Group.
A member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada since 2004, Simon obtained his AACI designation in 2012 and has worked both in the private and public sectors, gaining valuable insights and expertise in various real estate matters. Simon’s professional experience includes valuation and advisory services for office, retail, industrial, multi-residential, land development, special purpose real estate such as mobile home parks and hotels & motels, expropriation matters, replacement cost analysis, lease studies, Highest and Best Use analysis and market/feasibility studies. Simon is passionate in learning about the various aspects of real estate with special interests in sustainability, valuation, finance and investment. Simon’s acute attention to details as well as his ability to research, understand and provide solutions on complex issues allows him to serve as a trusted advisor to his clients.
Simon’s current and previous volunteer experience with AIC includes the Edmonton MLC, the National Marketing committee and his recent appointment to the Alberta Provincial Board as President. Additionally, he also serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Alberta School of Business Alumni Association and the Edmonton Petroleum Club.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA from the University of Alberta, and a Diploma of Urban Economics from the University of British Columbia.