As members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada, our appraisers have been educated with the necessary skills to present detailed and knowledgeable property appraisals. These reports are widely accepted by courts, real estate corporations, lending institutions, mortgage brokerages, all levels of government and private individuals.
Meet Our Team!
Mario MussoAACI, P.App
Mario is the owner of Trius Realty and is proud to be in the business for the past 31 years. Mario started his appraisal career in 1986 as a Candidate Appraiser and was awarded the CRA Designation in 1991 and in 1997 Designated as an AACI. Mario is also a member of the “Right of Way Association” undertaking assignments on behalf of local and federal agencies. From 1991 to the end of 2014 Mario has volunteered his time with the Waterloo-Wellington Appraisal Chapter under many capacities with the longest serving title as Treasurer. Mario is also the owner of Trius Realty Inc a local real estate brokerage which he started in 1999. He served as Director with the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Board from 2001 to 2008. Within this time frame served as President of the KW Board in 2006. In 2008 Mario trained and served as a Peer Reviewer on behalf of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and has taken over the responsibility as Chair of this Committee from 2012 to May of 2018. During this time period Mario also sat on Professional Standards and AAC representing Peer Review and in 2015 received the “Presidents Award” for outstanding contribution to the Appraisal Organization. Today Mario continues to undertake Peer Review and Professional Practice assignments. In 2017 Mario was appointed “Director” with Cambridge Rehabilitation Homes, a non-profit organization. He has been serving Southwest and Central Ontario undertaking appraisal assignments that include residential, non-residential properties on behalf of the general public, buyers, sellers, government agencies, solicitors, lenders, mortgage brokers and real estate brokers.
Since 1982, Christine has been serving the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph areas as a real estate broker. In that time, she has developed many lasting and continuous relationships with many of her clients. In 1992 she became a CRA (Canadian Real Estate Appraiser) and has since dedicated herself to specializing in appraisals for residential real estate. Given her years of experience in many different areas in her field, she believes conducting business in a professional way has not only been key to her success, but to those she has served throughout her career. Conducting professional transactions and maintaining 100% customer service is paramount to developing and maintaining a good relationship with her clients.
Manuela CosterusAIC Candidate Member
Manuela Costerus, is an AIC Candidate Member with Musso Appraisals, as well as, an agent for Trius Realty.
Martin CampbellOffice Administrator
Martin has been in the real estate industry spanning over 20 years. Having held a variety of responsibilities including relocation counselling, account management, and supply chain networking, Martin has accomplished the necessary customer service and administrative expertise to optimally assist clients with the appraisal process.
Jennifer SkinnAACI, P.App
Jennifer is the owner of Musso Appraisals, she received her Bachelor's of Management and Organizational Studies from the University of Western Ontario in 2007 and promptly dove head first into the world of residential real estate, listing and selling properties in London, as a real estate sales representative. Jennifer joined the Appraisal Institute of Canada as a Candidate Member in 2014, and was awarded her AACI, P.App designation in 2019. During this time she also earned a Certificate in Residential Valuation and Post Graduate Certificate in Valuation from UBC. Jennifer is also a licensed real estate sales representative with Trius Realty Inc.
Jim FarroughAACI, P.App
Jim attained the AACI designation in 1986 and has over 20 years appraisal experience with all types of income producing properties, including various government programs such as Assisted Housing, Non-Profit and Co-op Housing. Jim also has over seven years experience in asset management, which includes preparing the properties for sale, reviewing construction, management and maintenance contracts through public tender and invitational tender on properties to ensure all obligations are met. He administered projects in default from the initial default stage through to acquisition. He was also responsible for property management, contracting repairs, reducing vacancy and arrears prior to sale. He ensured obligations of all contracts were met such as, but not limited to, Offers to Purchase, Mortgages, Tender Contracts, Operating Agreements, Leases, Maintenance Contracts and Property Mangement Agreements.
Susan HunterAIC Candidate Member
Susan is an AIC Candidate working towards her CRA designation. She has been working as a Realtor in the area since 2001 and continues to serve her many past clients, friends and family. While loving her work, she enjoys her family and friends and all life has to offer!
Bayo OlanrewajuAIC Candidate Member
Bayo Olanrewaju is an AIC Candidate Member and a real estate sales representative. With vast knowledge of different real estate aspects, Bayo has created good relationships with both lenders and clients at different levels.
Ashita ChandraAIC Candidate Member
Ashita is a Candidate member of AIC working towards an AACI designation and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours). She has been a Realtor for 13 plus years with a wealth of experience negotiating contracts with a strong focus on customer service. She is energetic, detail oriented with strong analysis and a problem solving skills. Resourceful and diligent with varied experience of business administration she goes out of her way to make sure the task at hand is completed to the best of her abilities. She is adventurous and likes new challenges to tackle. She has a long history of volunteering with the local city library and her local refugee action forum as a steering committee member. An enthusiastic student she likes to learn new things. Family, food, books and outdoor adventures are her favorite things!