About Us
Chapter Leadership
Chapter Roster
Past Chapter Presidents
Education & Events
Speaker Presentations
Photo Gallery
Find an Appraiser


Educating real estate appraisers for over 60 years, the Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged leader in residential and commercial appraisal education, research, publishing, and professional membership designation programs.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the Appraisal Institute and its predecessor organizations have been at the forefront of the real estate appraisal profession for more than 60 years. 

Appraisal Institute members are identified by their experience and knowledge of real estate valuation, and adhere to a strictly enforced Code of Professional Ethics and Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. The Appraisal Institute has more than 19,000 members and 112 chapters across the country. 

The Appraisal Institute remains faithful to the ideal of high appraisal standards. Its members are encouraged to adhere to these high standards through professional designation programs that recognize knowledge, training, and experience in residential and commercial real estate appraisal.



Upcoming Meetings and Events 

September 26, 2023
Great Lakes Chapter 2023 Fall Summit
10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
4 Hours CEC
Okemos, MI
Register Here

October 11, 2023
Rural Valuation Basics
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
7 Hours CEC
Flint, MI
Register Here

October 18, 2023
Inconsistency: It's Hiding in Plain Sight in Your (Commercial) Appraisal"
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
7 Hours CEC
Livonia, MI
Register Here

October 26, 2023
Complex Litigation Appraisal Case Studies
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
7 Hours CEC
Auburn Hills, MI
Register Here

November 30, 2023
Office Properties Valuation Issues "Know Your A, B and C's"
8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
6 Hours CEC
Novi, MI
Registration coming soon!

November 30, 2023
Dollar Stores -"David vs. Goliath"
3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
2 Hours CEC
Novi, MI
Registration coming soon!