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John F. Bishop



Position: Real Estate Appraiser/Advisor

Academic Background

  • Applied Arts Diploma in Appraisal Assessment from Cabot Institute – 1979
  • Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA) – Appraisal Institute of Canada – 1983

Employment History

  • 1979 -1980 – Appraisal Services Limited
  • 1980 – Present – Kirkland, Balsom & Associates – Atlantic Realty Advisors

Professional Experience/Background

Upon graduation in 1979, John accepted a position with Appraisal Services Limited. In early 1980, he moved to the St. John’s School Tax Authority and later that year, he joined the appraisal staff at Kirkland, Balsom & Associates. John was awarded the Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA) designation in October 1983.

Corporate Memberships

  • Appraisal Institute of Canada


  • Supreme Court of Newfoundland
  • Assessment Review Court, City of St. John’s

Personal History

John resides in Mount Pearl with his wife Genevieve and they have four children.