Bay Area, CA, November 22, 2013 —FirstService Residential, California’s leading property management company, announces today that Evette Pope and Jennifer Schlotthauer of the Bay Area regional office received awards for their hard work and dedication to the communities they serve.
Community Manager Evette Pope won a STAR Award for using creative thinking to reduce costs while improving the quality of life for her community. She also resolved a number of legal issues between the homeowner’s association board, an attorney and a contractor.
Community Manager Jennifer Schlotthauer received the Own It Award for demonstrating accountability, perseverance, integrity and open communication at her community. She helped a resident resolve a complex insurance claim for issues in a unit that was affecting surrounding units.
The company annual meeting 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 annual budgets. For more information, visit
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Nov 22, 2013