CHICAGO, IL (August 9, 2018): FirstService Residential, Illinois's leading property management company, is hosting a free educational seminar for condominium, cooperative and homeowner association board members on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 303 East Wacker Drive in Chicago. The seminar will be focused on “Budgets and Capital Improvement Project Planning” for homeowner associations and condominium communities.   

Guest speaker, Margaret Pinkous, senior architectural consultant at Waldman Engineering Consultants, will be joined by FirstService Residential experts Brian Butler, vice president of property management, and David Jandak, vice president of finance. The presentation and discussion will provide guidance to board members on how to effectively plan their 2019 budgets including proactively budgeting for capital improvement projects.
Space is limited and advance registration is required. To attend this free training, board members can sign up on the company’s website.

”Financial decisions are often the most important decisions any board of directors have to make” said Asa Sherwood, president, FirstService Residential in Illinois. “Our exclusive training sessions give our board members the opportunity to ask experts the questions that are most important to them and their communities. We work hard to assist our boards in making informed decisions, and setting their communities up for financial success."
FirstService Residential offers free training seminars for board members as a value-added service, whether they are current clients or not. Past events have included lectures on a variety of topics, including: Legal Updates for Communities, Active Shooter Response, and more.
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is recognized as Illinois’ leading and most experienced full-service community association management firm. For over 65 years, FirstService Residential has continued to provide the best-in-class community management solutions and genuinely helpful service to its more than 160 communities and 50,000 residents throughout Chicagoland.
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada. FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.
With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.  FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit
Aug 09, 2018