For detailed information on these NAA designations and how they are beneficial to our auctioneers and staff, please visit the NAA's website.
Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) - The professional designation awarded to practicing auctioneers who meet the experiential, educational and ethical standards set by the NAA Education Institute. In order to be granted the CAI designation, auctioneer scholars must have been practicing full-time auctioneers for at least two years (prior to attending the institute), attend all three years of CAI with more than 120 classroom hours, complete all special projects and complete 24 hours of continuing education every three years. Our auctioneer, Larry Atterberry, Jr., holds this designation.
Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) - The professional designation awarded by the NAA Education Institute to qualified real estate auctioneers who meet the educational and experiential requirements of the Institute and who adhere to a strict code of ethics and standards of practice. In order to be designated with the AARE, auctioneer-scholars are required to complete 32 classroom hours, a detailed written auction summary report, proof of at least 10 real estate auctions, and 24 hours of continuing education every three years. Larry Atterberry, Jr. and Marla Oglesby both hold this designation.