Charlotte, NC, August 26, 2014 – FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in North and South Carolina, announces Gregory Franks as Senior Vice President Lifestyle Division, Southeast. In this role, Franks will be responsible for the oversight of all operations, customer retention and business development within the Lifestyle Division in the Carolinas.

Over the past four years Franks has been serving as the Senior Vice President of Post Construction Association Management for ST Residential in Chicago, IL. He was responsible for overseeing all Association Management / Post Construction matters serving on 27 boards nationally.

Prior to ST Residential, he worked for WCI Communities, Inc. out of Florida as the Vice President of Quality Assurance for eight years.

Franks received his education from Atlantic Christian College and the College for Officers Training in Atlanta, GA.

“The Lifestyle team is very excited over the addition of Greg and all that he brings to the team.  From the first time I met him, it was easy to see that he is the perfect fit.” said Rick Perkins, Vice-President Lifestyle. “Greg is someone that is driven to perfection, holds himself and others accountable, and fully appreciates the impact that the Lifestyle team can make on enhancing the lives of our residents.”

“Our organization had the pleasure of previously working directly with Greg for years when he was with ST Residential,” said Michael Mendillo, Mid-Atlantic President of FirstService Residential. “Greg has always impressed us with his utmost professionalism, industry knowledge, and top notch leadership. We are absolutely thrilled that he has decided to join our Lifestyle executive team and play an intricate role in leading this division into the future.”

“First Service Residential has long been the leader in property management, providing their clients with the best in customer service, lifestyle programming, quality infrastructure, experienced staffing and  generational technology,” said Greg Franks. “After 10 years of working as their partner, I am excited to be joining their team.”
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
Aug 26, 2014