Our Team

Harvey Erickson – AACI, P. App

Email:  info@northcountry.ca

Phone: 250-868-4996

Harvey Erickson has 50 years of experience as a Real Estate Appraiser and Advisor. His time and experience in the market provides his clients with a competitive economic advantage in making decisions based on sound practical advice and professionally formulated opinions.

Harvey loves business of all kind and if he could, he would offer his well-earned knowledge and skills for another 50 years. He is presently mentoring Dierdrea Swinden in the art of residential appraisals, conducted from his Penticton Office Schoenne Appraisals & Consulting Ltd. He is supported by office Administrator, Tammy McKenzie, these three people offer a dynamic, knowledgeable, professional group of real estate analysts.
In his off-time Harvey can be found travelling the world, exploring, living life spending summer hours at his Mable Lake home and winter hours at Rancho El Mirage, Arizona.

Dierdrea Swinden, D. Bus. – AIC Candidate

Expertise: Residential and vacant land.

Previously Dierdrea was an accountant/bookkeeper for 25 years. In early 2019 Dierdrea joined the Appraisal Institute of Canada and is currently working towards her CRA (Canadian Residential Appraiser). She started her career in residential appraisals in Edmonton and surrounding arears. She specializes in residential and vacant land appraisals. When she completes her CRA designation, she plans to study Reserve/Depreciation Funds to expand her expertise.

When Dierdrea is not working on residential appraisals, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.


Tammy McKenzie – Office Admin

Tammy McKenzie is our Executive Administrator for our North Country Appraisals Group of Companies that includes Schoenne Appraisals & Consulting Ltd.

Tammy has over 20 years of administrative experience in real estate working with Realtors, mortgage brokers, strata managers and most importantly with the public.

Tammy joined our group 5 years ago and we have never looked back – developing our book of business in Schoenne Appraisals & Consulting Ltd. in Penticton, Cascade Valuation Group in the Fraser Valley and supporting the operations of Harvey’s Executive Business – North Country Appraisals Ltd. throughout British Columbia. We have also developed a specialty service – Guardian Insurance Appraisals Inc. which offers replacement cost insurance appraisals, depreciation/reserve fund studies and fire insurance loss estimates.

When not working Tammy can be found boating, riding her quad and just being a good friend in her very wide circle of friends. Tammy is born and raised in Kelowna and breathes and lives the Beautiful Okanagan.

We are pleased to have her as our quarterback on our team in the game of business.