San Diego, CA, November 22, 2013 — FirstService Residential, California’s leading property management company, today announces that their San Diego team received five awards at the company’s annual meeting.  Staff members were presented with awards for their hard work and dedication to the communities.
Alma Galindo received the STAR and Rookie of the Year Awards, Chelsey Chapman received the Be Genuinely Helpful Award; Deborah Shippy received a STAR Award; Laura Kendrick received a STAR Award; and the staff at the San Diego community of Eastlake III Debra Vaca, Gema Soto, Margo Bule, Adrianne  Dorantes, Debra Beltran and Hector Pelayo received the Team STAR Award.
Awards are given in categories ranging from 'Rookie of the Year' and 'Own It' to 'Be Genuinely Helpful.'  The STAR award represent the highest honor for staff because the nominations originate from clients critiquing work done every day and are given based on situations, traits, actions and results.
The FirstService Residential California annual meeting brings more than 650 staff from across the state to learn about the current state of the company along with the vision for the future.
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential, previously known in California as Merit Property Management, is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, one of the largest markets in the world. As the largest residential property manager in North America, FirstService Residential oversees more than 6,000 properties and 1.5 million residential units across 21 U.S. states and three provinces in Canada. The company has more than 12,000 employees driving local market expertise and managing in excess of $6 billion in budgets. For more information, visit
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Nov 22, 2013