NEW YORK, March 6, 2023 –  FirstService Residential, the leading manager of residential properties in the New York region, has been named the 2023 Accredited Management Organization (AMO®) of the Year by the Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®). The firm was presented with the honor at the awards dinner at 230 Fifth Rooftop on March 2, 2023.
IREM’s Accredited Management Organization of the Year award acknowledges FirstService Residential New York for its dedication and efforts to advance the real estate management profession; outstanding service to clients, tenants, and residents; ethical business practices based on the AMO Code of Professional Ethics; support of employee professional development on industry-specific knowledge; and execution of leadership development and soft-skill training for its associates.
“We are so pleased to be recognized with this award by such a prestigious and respected industry organization,” said Dan Wurtzel, president of FirstService Residential New York. “It’s a testament to the hard work our team puts in each day for the buildings under our management, making them safe, comfortable, and efficient environments for residents.”
FirstService Residential’s New York office employs more than 700 property management professionals. This includes property managers as well as in-house experts in compliance, insurance, financial management, energy management, and legal matters.
Over the past year, the New York division of FirstService Residential saw significant growth across its management divisions, cementing its position as the largest residential manager in the five boroughs, Westchester County, Long Island, and Fairfield County, Connecticut.
IREM®, an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, is an international force of 20,000 individuals united to advance the profession of real estate management. Through training, professional development, and collaboration, IREM® supports members and others in the industry through every stage of their career.

FirstService Residential executives at the 2023 IREM Awards event at 230 Fifth in Manhattan - All photos courtesy of Van Stolatis Photography; IREM
From L-R: FirstService Residential associates Calynne Oyolokor, SVP, Multifamily Rental Division; David Valente, SVP, Manhattan Condo/Co-op Division; Mark Pepe, SVP, Manhattan Condo/Co-op Division; Maria Auletta, VP, New Development Group; Marc Kotler, President, New Development Group; Michael Torres, VP, Chapter Initiatives, IREM NYC; Michael Wolfe, President, Property Management; Dana Collins, VP, Marketing; Christina Forbes, President Manhattan Condo/Co-op Division; Tal Eyal, EVP
Mar 06, 2023