IRVINE, California FirstService Residential, North America's leading community management company, announces Amy Mathieson has been selected as the new president of their California market. As a planned succession, Mathieson succeeds Bob Cardoza, who served as California market president since 2011 and west region president since 2015. Cardoza, west region president, will focus 100% of his efforts on the growth, expansion, and operations of the western united states. 

“Amy Mathieson is a proven, established and respected leader in California and throughout our entire organization, having an incredible positive influence on our company in various operational and leadership roles, understands our market extremely well, and has built exceptional internal and external relationships with associates and customers,” said Bob Cardoza, west region president.  Cardoza continued, “Amy believes in and lives our culture, has absolutely earned the opportunity, and I could not be more excited to see the continued growth and success of our California operations under her leadership.”

Mathieson has held several leadership roles within FirstService Residential including west region vice president of human resources with responsibilities in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Most recently, she served as executive vice president of community management in Orange County as well as leading FirstService Association Consulting, providing planning and budgeting services to land developers and builders.

“My journey at FirstService Residential has been rewarding not only because of the tremendous success we have experienced over the years, but the culture and people that truly set us apart,” said Amy Mathieson. She continued, “I am passionate about growth through a service-leadership mindset whether that be in the number of associations we serve, clients we retain, and the development of our associates.”
About FirstService Residential

FirstService Residential is North America’s property management leader, partnering with more than 8,600 communities in neighborhoods across the U.S. and Canada. HOAs, community associations, coops, condos, and strata corporations rely on our extensive experience, resources, and local expertise to maximize their property values and enhance their residents’ lifestyles. Dedicated to making a difference, every day, we go above and beyond to deliver exceptional service. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. Find out how we can help your community thrive. Visit
Oct 12, 2022