Orange County, CA, October 10, 2013 —FirstService Residential, California’s leading property management company, today announces the promotion of Andy Larkin, CCAM, to General Manager of 3000 The Plaza.  In his role as general manager, Larkin works closely with the 3000 The Plaza Board of Directors with responsibilities for daily operations and also oversees a team of full and part-time staff.  The position includes budgeting, contracts, agreements, staff management, resident relations and other related duties. Larkin transitioned to the position on September 16, 2013.
“Andy has been instrumental in retaining the trust of previous board’s as they navigate through complex construction defect and reconstruction issues, and will make a great addition to the 3000 The Plaza team as their leader and primary resource to the board of directors,” stated Kevin Pennington, CCAM, FirstService Residential Vice President, Community Management.
Larkin has more than 10 years of HOA industry experience. Prior to his current role, Larkin worked as the General Manager for Avenue One in Irvine, CA, for more than four years where he had oversight of all on-site staff, worked directly with the board of directors on all Civil Code compliance issues and oversaw day-to-day operations.
Larkin holds the professional designation of Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM) from the California Association of Community Managers. He attended the University California at Santa Barbara and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology. He resides in Ladera Ranch, CA. He received a 2006 CACM Vision Award for Environmental Management and a 2010 CACM Vision Award for Physical Property Management.
3000 The Plaza is a luxury high rise community with a complete staff of on-site employees dedicated to providing top notch service to the residents and guests of the building.
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 19 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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Oct 10, 2013