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Appraisal Institute (AI)

The Appraisal Institute (AI) is a global membership association of professional real estate appraisers with 22,000 members and 92 chapters throughout the world. Organized in 1932, its mission is to support and advance its members as the choice for real estate solutions and uphold professional credentials, standards of professional practice and ethics consistent with the public good. The Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged worldwide leader in residential and commercial real estate appraisal education, research, publishing and professional membership designation programs. AI provides support to meet the research needs of its members. It is committed to creating a progressive environment for minorities and women who are interested in pursuing a career as a professional real estate appraiser and analyst. It is the world’s largest publisher of real estate appraisal literature on subjects ranging from basic valuation theory and techniques to advanced applications.