Hi I am currently work for a certified general appraiser doing both residential and commercial work for 3 years. I did not apply for the state certification because the experience could not be applied retroactively, but for the MAI it can be. So I was wondering if having a MAI is of any value without the state certification. I have no intention of becoming a independent appraiser but intend to go into corporate world how much weight does having a MAI hold mainly in the financial industry, the Big4 Accounting firms or real estate asset management firms. Also how well does having a MAI go with having a CPA license.