Steven Rickard offers his services as a Chartered Arbitrator in real estate matters. Steve is semi – retired. During his career he was an accredited real estate appraiser, licensed realtor, multifamily property owner and business man in the area of property tax consulting. After graduating from McMaster University in 1974, with an Honours degree in Urban Geography he began his lifelong business interest in real estate.
During his career he has been an arbitration instructor, served on a panel of arbitrators at the Calgary Real Estate Board and worked with the Alberta New Home Warranty Program. He provides real estate consulting services to professionals such as lawyers, accountants and engineers. Steve also offers his services to laymen as an independent arbitrator in real estate, construction, lease renewals and insurance disputes. Steve has served as either arbitrator or mediator in over 50 disputes.
Mr. Rickard’s civic duties include serving as Board Chair for the Calgary based non-profit organization known as Motive Action (bringing the automotive trades to unemployed youth) and serving as the Calgary West Rotary Club’s president in 2000 and the Rotary District Governor in 2005.
Steve was a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (FRI), a Certified Land-Use Planner (CLP). a member of the Association of Ontario Land Economist (PLE), and is a retired member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AACI). He is actively engaged with the ADRIA (Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Alberta) and the ADR Institute of Canada as a Certified Arbitrator (C. Arb).
Rickard Realty Advisors Inc.
1420 Scotland St SW
Calgary, AB, T3C 2L4