May 3, 2016, New York, NY - FirstService Residential, New York’s leading residential property management firm, was honored as Management Company of the Year by the New York Building Managers Association (NYBMA), the oldest and one of the largest organizations comprised of resident managers and superintendents in New York City. The award is the most recent recognition of FirstService Residential’s continued commitment to delivering exceptional service and solutions to the hundreds of condominiums, cooperatives and rental properties in its management portfolio.
The award was presented to FirstService Residential at NYMBA’s 96th Annual Grand Ball held on April 16, 2016 at Cipriani Wall Street. In addition to the company honor, five FirstService Residential property management professionals received Honorary Member Awards in recognition of the support they have contributed to NYBMA over the years. These include:
Maria Auletta, Senior Property Manager, Co-op and Condo Management Division
Marc Kotler, Senior Vice President, New Development Group
John MacGowan, Managing Director, Rental Management Division
Tom Padilla, Senior Vice President, Co-op and Condo Management Division
Keith Werny, President, CityLine Division
“FirstService Residential is honored to receive this award from the New York Building Managers Association,” said Dan Wurtzel, President, FirstService Residential New York. “From programs that expand skills and knowledge to networking events through which operational best practices are shared, we appreciate the tremendous contributions and support this organization provides to the employees in our managed properties, as well as the partnerships its members have formed with our property managers.
“Our resident managers and superintendents are the heart and soul of our buildings,” adds Wurtzel. “NYBMA’s programs, coupled with our client-first service philosophy, enable us to truly make a difference for the properties we serve.” 

FirstService Residential associates receive Honorary Member Awards from the New York Building Managers Association; (from left) Keith Werny, President, CityLine Division, FirstService Residential; Maria Auletta, Senior Property Manager, FirstService Residential; Tom Padilla, Senior Vice President, FirstService Residential; Tom Smajlaj, President, NYBMA, and his son Nicholas; John MacGowan, Managing Director, FirstService Residential; and Scott Casazza, past President, NYBMA.


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May 02, 2016