Orange County, November 25, 2013 — FirstService Residential, California’s leading property management company, today announces hiring Wade Watson as Regional Director, Information Technology.  In his role, Watson is responsible of overseeing and managing the voice and data infrastructure for the FirstService Residential West Region. Watson is also responsible for providing strategic direction for future initiatives and ensuring that national objectives are implemented regionally.
“Wade brings 21 years of information technology experience to this position. He has extensive project management experience and understands the technical aspects of the software suites we use,” states Scott Mehlberger, Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations, West Region. “We welcome Wade and look forward to his contributions.”
Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Watson was the lead project manager for Kaiser Permanente where he delivered information technology solutions for a wide variety of overlapping capital construction and infrastructure program projects. Watson is highly experienced, technically certified Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) with a record of developing and supporting successful projects and solutions incorporating a wide range of applications and technologies.
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 25, 2013