Edmonton, AB

Edmonton, AB

John E. Farmer

Associate Director, Research, Valuation & Advisory

Altus Expert Services


John has provided real estate valuation services to a wide range of clients within the public and private property domain, including vendors and purchasers; landlords and tenants; expropriators and claimants; mortgagors and mortgagees; developers and other investment entities; litigants; insurers and the insured.

Assignments have involved providing expert evidence before tribunals, and other agencies and committees. He is dedicated to providing his clients with an independent consultancy service, as an expert with an unbiased opinion on issues under dispute. John is currently on the Altus Advisory Council.

John was originally trained in the United Kingdom to become a chartered surveyor. Having been based in Edmonton, Alberta since 1997 (initially with Keith Fraser & Co before amalgamating with Altus Group); consulting assignments have taken him throughout the province of Alberta and into British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and the Yukon. He has been accepted as an expert witness before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Alberta Surface Rights Board and in Arbitrations in the Northwest Territories.