The National Association of Real Estate Appraisers (NAREA), a
professional society based in Alexandria, MN, confers the
designation of Certified Commercial Real Estate Appraiser (CCRA) to
candidates who are state certified (not just licensed) or its
equivalent, pay annual dues and are accepted by the NAREA. NAREA
includes a rigorous code of ethics and represents more than 4,000
appraisers in the United States.