CHICAGO, Ill. (November 11, 2016): FirstService Residential, Chicagoland’s leading property management company, will be a sponsor of The Cooperator Expo Chicagoland on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Navy Pier. This event provides a forum for board members and shareholders in condominiums, homeowners associations, co-operatives and property owners to connect with industry experts. FirstService Residential will be at booth 124, where attendees can pick up a copy of the company’s new white paper, The Ins and Outs of Short-term Vacation Rentals. The white paper is a comprehensive guide to a recent Chicago ordinance which impacts homeowners and associations alike. The report addresses pressing issues such as how associations can regulate rentals in their community or buildings, who is liable for renters, can homeowners rent their home, how do vacation rentals impact home values, and much more.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about association budgeting with a copy of the company’s checklist for building an actionable budget. Financial and property management leadership team members from FirstService Residential will also be available to answer questions.   
In attendance at the company’s booth will be Asa Sherwood, president; Patricia Bialek, vice president of property management; David Jandak, vice president finance; Robert Meyer, director of engineering services; Jessica Peterson, director of people development and operations; Randy Grimes, regional director and Janice Avery, property manager. 
“We are excited to sponsor this informative event and share our market insights with association board members and shareholders, as well as vendors,” said Asa Sherwood, president of FirstService Residential in Illinois. ”Supporting educational events such as this is one of the ways we make a difference in our community.”
The Cooperator Expo Chicagoland is free to attend, complete with educational seminars.
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 150 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
Nov 10, 2016