Charlie Ross, Partner
The founder of the firm and leader of our team is Charlie Ross, bringing over 20 years of experience in the Canadian real estate development market. Charlie has worked with the majority of real estate Lenders and Developers in the GTA and across the country, both as an independent consultant with other prominent Ontario quantity surveying fi rms and as the in-house cost consultant for a major developer. These positions provided valuable insight to the inner workings of a major development firm, allowed interaction with several of the premier residential trade contractors and provided a rounding of experience unmatched in the industry today.
Mr. Ross graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with B.Sc in Quantity Surveying and is a Fellow of the. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS); and a Member of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS), and the Ontario Institute of Quantity Surveyors (OIQS) and The Association of Ontario Land Economists.
Kirk Mawhinney, Partner
Kirk Mawhinney has a vast range of experience with all types of development in the residential, commercial, institutional and industrial sectors. He has over ten years of experience in consulting and the private sector. Kirk brings to our firm the technical details of traditional quantity surveying with cost estimating/planning, project monitoring and contract administration in addition to other construction matters. With his experience in both consulting and the private sector it gives the ability to see things from the Lenders and Developers perspective to ensure all needs are met.
Mr. Mawhinney graduated from The University of Ulster in Northern Ireland with a B.Sc in Quantity Surveying. He is member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) also a Professional Quantity Surveyor with the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS), and the Ontario Institute of Quantity Surveyors (OIQS).
Isabel Bercasio, Associate Director
Isabel Bercasio has a large range of experience with a variety of development in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Isabel brings over nine years of experience in cost consulting coupled with an additional three years of experience in project management. Working her way up from Cost Consultant to being part of a management team eventually running a portfolio of projects valued at close to $1 Billion dollars with a team of 12 staff. Isabel’s extensive experience includes a portfolio of commercial projects in a variety of markets with a focus on Southern Ontario however she has also consulted on projects in other major markets such as Quebec and British Columbia and has even consulted on projects in the USA, Latin America and the Caribbean. Isabel has worked on close to 100 projects throughout her professional career, servicing over 40 clients from developers to end-users, lenders and investors. Isabel has offered expertise at every stage of development helping clients make sound real-estate development and investment decisions. Along with a dedication to offering best-in-class consulting services to clients, she brings to our firm the technical skills of project monitoring, cost management and contract administration in addition to a host of other consulting activities.
Mrs. Bercasio graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario with a B.Arch.Sci. specializing in Project Management. She is also a member of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS), and the Ontario Institute of Quantity Surveyors (OIQS).