For Immediate Release
Contact:  Marie Stone                                                                     
(949) 448-6232
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Schlegel to Assume Role as President of MarWest Commercial, a division of FirstService Residential in California

IRVINE, California  -- October 20, 2014 – Andrew Schlegel was appointed by FirstService Residential to assume the role of President, MarWest Commercial. As of September 2014, he assumed responsibilities for the operation and strategic business development of the commercial property management business. He will work with FirstService Residential executive leadership to ensure excellent client service and promote the growth of the company throughout the Western United States. He will also maintain regional responsibilities for residential management operations in Los Angeles and Santa Clarita.
Schlegel's career with FirstService Residential spans more than 10 years, and he has held a variety of operational and leadership roles.  His organizational knowledge and industry experience help bridge the objectives of MarWest Commercial and FirstService Residential. Additionally, with his business development and marketing background, as well as his finance and accounting expertise, he is positioned to achieve growth plans for MarWest Commercial throughout the Western United States.
Schlegel’s 30-year career in professional services includes public accounting, banking, real estate finance, sales and marketing, and property management. He holds the professional designation of Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) from Community Associations Institute (CAI) and is a member of the Building Industry Association (BIA).
The MarWest Mission
MarWest partners with commercial property owners associations to maximize their property values and provide a pleasant environment for their employees and customers. MarWest’s professionals ensure: proper maintenance of building exteriors, systems and common area, timely and accurate budgeting and financial reporting, polite administration of CC&R’s and other association rules, and compliance with the Commercial and Industrial CID Act. MarWest also assists with re-construction and other special projects.

In addition to providing traditional third party commercial property management, the company also specializes in asset management, distressed real estate asset support, construction/project management for new commercial real estate developments and consulting services.
About MarWest Commercial
MarWest Commercial manages more than 190 commercial office, industrial and medical parks (planned unit development/condominium/master associations) and property management assignments ranging in size from 2-95 buildings, parcels, and units.

The company’s management portfolio encompasses 50+ million square feet of office and industrial space, 3,500 separate buildings, parcels and units with owners and tenants within the managed business associations, along with thousands of acres of common area within the business parks. For more information, visit
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential 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 a leading property management company in North America, FirstService Residential oversees more than 6,500 residential and commercial associations including 1.5 million residential units and over 50 million square feet of commercial space across 21 U.S. states and three provinces in Canada. The company has more than 12,000 employees driving local market expertise and manages in excess of $6 billion in annual budgets. For more information, visit
Oct 19, 2014