Appraisal Institute Designations
MAI and SRA Designation MAI Designated members are held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of income producing properties. SRA Designated members are experienced in the valuation of residential property. These designations have been recognized by courts of law, government agencies, financial institutions and investors as marks of excellence in the field of real estate valuation and analysis. All designated members are required to complete 500 points (equivalent to approximately 100 classroom hours) of continuing education every 5 years which includes Uniform Standards of Professional Practice and Business Practice and Ethics classes.