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All Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates agree to abide by the Appraisal Institute’s Code of Professional Ethics and Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (which include the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice).


Members who hold the MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, and/or AI-RRS designations have met rigorous requirements relating to education, experience, and demonstration of knowledge, understanding, and ability.

Candidates for Designation include individuals who are actively pursuing Appraisal Institute designated membership, and who hold a state certification or equivalent (as approved by the Admissions Designation and Qualifications Committee).

Practicing Affiliates are individuals who are working towards entering the Candidate for Designation Program, and include individuals who provide services as defined by the Code of Professional Ethics (CPE). Services defined by the CPE include appraisal, appraisal review, appraisal consulting, and real property consulting.


To find a local real estate appraiser, go to Click the “Find an Appraiser” box on the home page. You can enter “California” in the State field, or enter a Zip Code in the Zip field, or enter what type of Business Services you are looking for from the dropdown menu, or the Property Class in that dropdown menu, and click “Search”.


To download a printable roster of the San Diego Chapter’s Designated Members, see 1Q2021 Designated Members.

To download a printable roster of the San Diego Chapter’s Candidates for Designation, see 1Q2021 Candidates for Designation.

To download a printable roster of the San Diego Chapter’s Practicing Affiliates, see 1Q2021 Practicing Affiliates.