Jerry R. Webber, owner-broker of Webber Real Estate Co. of Salt Lake City, has been awarded the member, appraisal institute designation by the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.

MAI designees are professionals who have proved their ability to appraise various types of real property, must have a minimum of five years experience in commercial real estate appraisal, have a college degree and take several examinations, including two four-hour exams.Webber graduated from the University of Utah in 1971 with a degree in management, received his real estate salesman's license in 1970 and became a member of the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers in 1974. He obtained senior status in the group in 1978, became president of the Salt Lake Chapter in 1978 and Utah director in 1979.