Tuesday, January 13, 2015


Several members of the Pittsburgh Metro Chapter of the Appraisal Institute recently earned the MAI and AI-GRS designations. These achievements require rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience, and demonstration of knowledge, understanding, and ability.

MAI Designations:

Michele Allerton
Mickey Droney

  • Michele Allerton - Director, Integra Realty Resources
  • Mickey Droney - Director, Integra Realty Resources
  • John Dudash, SRA - Certified Pennsylvania General Appraiser, Howard Hanna Appraisal Services

The MAI designation is earned upon the successful completion of a graduate-level curriculum, which includes a written demonstration appraisal report and attaining 4,500 hours of qualifying experience beyond state certification requirements. Designees must abide by both the appraisal profession’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Appraisal Institute’s Standards of Professional Practice and Code of Ethics. 

AI-GRS (Appraisal Institute – General Review Specialist)

  • Sara M. Gaskill, MAI - Principal, Gaskill Review Services, LLC

The AI-GRS designation is for professionals who recognize the critically important role that appraisal review plays in risk management and mitigation for many clients/users of appraisal services. This designation is earned upon the successful completion of course work, examinations and specialized experience requirements.

Please congratulate these individuals on their spectacular achievements! 

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