Holding highly-regarded designations, constantly committed to excellence professional development
The mission of the Appraisal Institute® is “to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.”
All three Principals of our firm hold the highly-regarded MAI designation. The MAI membership designation is held by professionals who can provide a wide range of services relating to all types of real property, such as providing opinions of value, evaluations, review, consulting and advice regarding investment decisions, among others. Property types may include commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, vacant land and others. There are rigorous requirements to obtain this designation including a comprehensive exam, general demonstration report, over 350 hours of coursework and 4,500 hours of specialized experience. The MAI designation has long been recognized by courts of law, government agencies, financial institutions and investors as a mark of excellence in the field of real estate valuation and analysis.
The SRA membership designation is held by professionals who can provide a wide range of services relating to residential properties, including providing opinions of value, reviews, consulting and advice regarding investment decisions, among others. Nicholas Pilz, MAI, SRA, AI-RRS has significant experience appraising high-end residences. There are rigorous requirements to obtain this designation including a comprehensive exam, general demonstration report, over 200 hours of coursework and 3,000 hours of specialized experience.
Ira Bellinkoff, MAI and Thomas Martucci, MAI both hold the ARGUS Software Certification (ASC) for Version 15. All income-producing assets are appraised using Argus DCF. The rigorous curriculum enables the users to understand how to properly model various property and lease types with detailed recovery structures. As well, the advanced training includes advanced topics including items such as Excel import, partnership analysis, tiered percentage rent, and techniques for auditing files that are inherited by the user.