GAR Associates Partner David M. Barnett, SRA, has received the prestigious designation MAI (Member of the Appraisal Institute) from the Appraisal Institute.
In a congratulatory message to Barnett, Appraisal Institute President Rodman Schley, MAI, SRA, said, “MAI designation differentiates you in a highly competitive marketplace. As a Designated member of the Appraisal Institute, you have made a commitment to advanced education, higher ethical requirements and elevated expectations for the appraisal profession as a whole.”
Brokers, bankers, lenders, buyers and sellers working with appraisers who are Appraisal Institute MAI Designated members know that Appraisal Institute MAI Designated members have demonstrated knowledge, experience, and commitment to the profession, and agree to adhere to the organization’s strict code of professional ethics and standards of professional appraisal practice
“As an MAI-designated member of the Appraisal Institute, Dave will further inspire confidence and trust among our clients,” said GAR Partner F. Cindy Baire. “The designation represents the best of the best in the commercial and general real estate valuation profession.”
The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 17,000 professionals in almost 50 countries throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.