VIDEO: Why Pursue Appraisal Institute Designations?

Valuation professionals who want to set themselves apart from the crowd should pursue Appraisal Institute designations, say three AI Designated Members in a video released by the organization.

The video features Ivette Collins, MAI; Ron D. DeVries, MAI, SRA; and Reaves C. “Trip” Lukens, MAI, SRA, who discuss the many ways designations can benefit those with careers in valuation. These include:

  • Potentially accessing a wider client base;
  • Building relationships in classrooms that continue into professional life; and
  • Being recognized as one of the best in the valuation profession.

Watch the video and learn more about how Appraisal Institute designations can enhance a career.


Interested in receiving an AI designation? Get details on the AI website.



  1. Aaron Wood says

    That video production value is Circa 1982. Leave it to appraisers to use boilerplate video clips and boilerplate language for a promotional video. What an embarrassment to appraisers, I would never show this to friends/family or put this on Facebook.