FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in Maryland and Delaware, announces Robert Kirby as Regional Building Engineer. Kirby will serve as an additional layer of support and provide expertise for clients as well as FirstService Residential associates. His responsibilities include evaluating and troubleshooting community and building systems, components, and key assets. Kirby will be instrumental in ensuring buildings are being run efficiently and in accordance with FirstService Residential standards.
Kirby brings nearly 30 years of experience in facilities management and engineering including a strong background in mechanical systems. Prior to joining FirstService Residential, he was responsible for mechanical and facilities management at McCormick and Co. and the Baltimore Sun. He performed proactive preventative maintenance, repairs and upgrades on all facilities equipment including HVAC, boilers, pilot plant equipment, plumbing, electrical, and security devices. Kirby also brings extensive contractor management experience overseeing teams of contractors and employees responsible for various projects. Kirby holds several licenses including a Maryland Stationary Engineers Grade 2 License, OSHA 10 and 30 hour certified, and a universal refrigerant transition and recovery certification.
“Robert brings a tremendous amount of technical and mechanical expertise for the betterment of our clients as well as associates,” said Trent Harrison, President of FirstService Residential Maryland and Delaware. “In addition, Robert’s customer service skills and experience will further enhance our commitment to delivering service excellence and value to our clients.”
“I have spent my career protecting and improving all facets of buildings and components representing significant investments,” said Robert Kirby. “I am excited to join the FirstService Residential team and look forward to working with our clients and associates to ensure efficient operations, delivering real value.”
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 the largest residential property manager 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 managing in excess of $6 billion in annual budgets. For more information, visit
Sep 18, 2014