Appraisal Institute Designations

mai membership designation

The MAI membership designation is held by professionals who can provide a wide range of services relating to all types of real property, such as providing opinions of value, evaluations, review, consulting and advice regarding investment decisions, among others. Property types may include commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, vacant land and others. 

To become a MAI Designated member of the Appraisal Institute, an individual must:

  • Have good moral character;
  • Meet standards and ethics requirements;
  • Pass rigorous education requirements;
  • Pass a final comprehensive examination;
  • Submit specialized experience which must meet strict criteria; and
  • Receive credit for the demonstration of knowledge requirement.

These individuals have the necessary commercial property valuation experience and knowledge to produce a valuation that instills confidence. MAI Designated members agree to adhere tothe Appraisal Institute code of professional ethics and standards of professional appraisal practice, underscoring their commitment to sound and ethical professional practice.

Continuing education requirements help MAI Designated members stay informed of developments pertaining to real property valuation, enabling them to provide valuations reflecting the latest in professional practice.

The MAI designation has long been recognized by courts of law, government agencies, financial institutions and investors as a mark of excellence in the field of real estate valuation and analysis.


sra membership designation

The SRA membership designation is held by professionals who can provide a wide range of services relating to residential properties, including providing opinions of value, evaluations, reviews, consulting and advice regarding investment decisions, among others.

To become a SRA Designated member of the Appraisal Institute, an individual must:

  • Have good moral character;
  • Meet standards and ethics requirements;
  • Pass rigorous education requirements;
  • Submit residential experience which must meet strict criteria; and
  • Receive credit for the demonstration of knowledge requirement.

SRA Designated members agree to adhere to the Appraisal Institute code of professional ethics and standards of professional appraisal practice, underscoring their commitment to sound and ethical professional practice.

Continuing education requirements help SRA Designated members stay informed of developments pertaining to real property appraisals, enabling them to provide appraisals reflecting the latest in professional practice.

 

 

AI-GRS MEMBERSHIP DESINGATION

The AI-GRS membership designation is held by professionals who can provide reviews of appraisals of a wide range of property types, including commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, vacant land and others. 

To become an AI-GRS Designated member of the Appraisal Institute, an individual must:

  • Have good moral character;
  • Meet standards and ethics requirements;
  • Meet special education requirements;
  • Pass a comprehensive examination; and
  • Possess experience in general appraisal review that meets specific standards.

These individuals possess experience and knowledge that give them the tools to address the issues unique to general and commercial real property reviews. AI-GRS Designated members agree to adhere to the Appraisal Institute code of professional ethics and standards of professional appraisal practice, underscoring their commitment to sound and ethical professional practice.

Continuing education requirements help AI-GRS Designated members stay informed of developments pertaining to reviews, enabling them to provide reviews reflecting the latest in professional practice.