The Appraisal Institute designated 31 members in September, including 24 who received the MAI designation and seven who received the SRA designation. Seven members who received their MAI were from Korea, one was from Japan and one was from China.
Members who received their MAI designation in September include:
• N. Quentin Arvin, MAI, San Diego
• Tulin Balkan, MAI, Fayetteville, N.Y.
• Elizabeth Beller, MAI, Chicago
• Fernando C. Benaventa, MAI, Honolulu
• Matthew Buxton, MAI, Las Vegas
• Clay D. Cassidy, MAI, Pittsburgh
• Adam R. Cowart, MAI, Tampa, Fla.
• Yuji Fukuyama, MAI, Tokyo
• David Hall, MAI, Carmel, Ind.
• Brian C. Harris, MAI, Boston
• Lauren E. Hickey Porcella, MAI, Santa Rosa, Calif.
• Kyung-Soo Hong, MAI, Seoul, Korea
• Dong-Jin Jung, MAI, Seoul, Korea
• Kim Ki Seon, MAI, Seoul, Korea
• Hak Kyou Kim, MAI, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
• Sang Woo Kim, MAI, Seoul, Korea
• Chunhong Mao, MAI, Nanchang, China
• Chris Mathews, MAI, Las Vegas
• Michael S. O’Connor, MAI, Houston
• Ned B. Palmer II, MAI, Ft. Myers, Fla.
• George T. Stronach IV, MAI, Wilson, N.C.
• Marcus S. Wilson, MAI, San Antonio
• Jeongsook Youn, MAI, Daegu, Korea
• Min Jae Yun, MAI, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Russel H. Babbitz of Los Angeles and Jason A. Vantell of Boardman, Ohio, who already were MAI members, received their SRA in September.
Other members who received their SRA designation in September include:
• Ashley Isbell, SRA, Wichita, Kan.
• Kristen King, SRA, Sheridan, Wyo.
• Kristi L. Rikard, SRA, Walls, Miss.
• C. Franklin Robinson, SRA, New Carlisle, Ind.
• Edward E. Woodruff, SRA, Houston
Designated members make a commitment to advanced education and defined ethical requirements. The MAI designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties, and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions. The SRA designation is held by appraisers who are experienced in the analysis and valuation of residential real property. Find more information on designations. See the full list of AI members who have received designations.