Lee-promotion-headshot.jpgSAN DIEGO (May 25, 2021) --- FirstService Residential, North America’s leading community management company, announced that Regional Director Lee Newman was promoted to vice president of community management for the Urban and High-Rise Division San Diego. His new role will oversee general managers and staff for the San Diego Urban market.
Lee began his career with FirstService Residential in 2007 as part of the management team for The Residences at 2211, an established high-rise in Phoenix, Arizona. He earned two promotions, including a promotion to general manager in 2008, and he became vice president for Arizona’s first high-rise division in 2011. Lee and his family relocated to San Diego in 2013, where he became the on-site general manager for Discovery at Cortez Hill, a 200-unit luxury high-rise.
“I’m excited to announce the promotion of Lee Newman to vice president of the Urban and High-Rise Division in San Diego,” said Andrew Schlegel, executive vice president at FirstService Residential. “Lee delivers expert, responsive service to our clients by building and supporting strong teams of high-performing, on-site associates. He understands the San Diego market and is always looking for opportunities to partner with boards of directors to enhance property values and resident lifestyles.”
For over a decade, Lee has been a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) and Association Management Specialist (AMS®). He has maintained 100% client retention in both states he served and achieved increases in both client and associate NPS scores.
“As I close in on 15 years with FirstService Residential, I’m extremely proud of our company’s success and the fantastic people I’ve had the opportunity to work with,” said Lee Newman. “I look forward to our future growth and being part of a leadership team that continues to strengthen our brand every day.”
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is North America’s property management leader, partnering with 8,500 communities across the U.S. and Canada, including low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives; single-family communities; master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities; and mixed-use and rental properties.  HOAs, community associations, condos and strata corporations rely on their extensive experience, resources and local expertise to maximize property values and enhance their residents’ lifestyles. Dedicated to making a difference, every day, FirstService Residential goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional service. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (FSV), a North American leader in the property services sector.
For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com/california.

May 25, 2021