Tangible Assets Standards Board
Larry Dybvig

Larry Dybvig practices at Grover, Elliott & Co. Ltd., one of Canada’s larger independent commercial valuation firms. His work is multifaceted, with an emphasis on appraisal, appraisal review and consulting in matters of dispute or litigation.

Larry holds professional designations from the Canadian and US Appraisal Institutes and is a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, and is a CLIMB certified instructor for the International Right of Way Association. He has been active in the governance of professional organizations having been on National Governing Council of the Canadian Institute and several national committees, including Professional Standards. He has been executive editor of the AIC’s professional journal, and since 2000 has been on the Review Panel of The Appraisal Journal, the US Institute’s professional journal and a leading English journal in the appraisal field; he has served on its Editorial Board.

In addition to his appraisal practice, Larry enjoys professional research, writing and teaching. He has authored papers for the Research and Development Fund of the Appraisal Institute of Canada, along with numerous articles published in professional and trade journals. Since 1996, Larry has worked as a consultant with the University of British Columbia on the professional appraisal courses it delivers on behalf of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Larry contributed to the 11th to 14th Editions of the Appraisal of Real Estate, the leading English language appraisal text. Since 1992, he has edited the Canadian edition of this text, with the most recent third edition published in 2010.

Larry and his wife JoAnn have three grown daughters, and spend their time at homes in Vancouver, Canada and Sayulita, Mexico.