FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in Pennsylvania announces Timothy Snowden, ARM, CMCA, AMS, PCAM has qualified to join the National Faculty of the Community Associations Institute (CAI).  Snowden is currently Executive Director for FirstService Residential’s Philadelphia High Rise Division. In his new role with CAI, Snowden will be teaching the M-206 Financial Management course, providing community managers with the tools to understand and best manage a community association’s money. Topics include budgeting, financial planning, replacement reserves, basic investment principles, accrual and fund accounting, analyzing financial reports and using budgets/financial reports as management tools.

In order to qualify, Snowden applied for the CAI position and took part in the National Faculty training program which emphasizes skills in adult education techniques. “This has been a career goal of mine since initially taking CAI’s M-100 course 14 years ago,” said Timothy Snowden. “I always wanted ‘to give back’ by teaching and empowering new managers to develop into skilled professionals.”

“Tim’s leadership in the Philadelphia region has evolved through his desire and ability to coach and mentor his team,” said Arthur Bartikofsky, CPM, Senior Vice President, High Rise Division. “That leadership is evidenced by the success of the region and is highly reflective of FirstService Residential’s core values. We are very proud of Tim and we expect him to continue to demonstrate his commitment and passion for the community management industry as he assumes the role of a CAI educator.”

Timothy Snowden currently holds the Accredited Management Specialist (AMS®), Certified Manager of Community Association (CMCA®), and Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®) designations through CAI. He is also an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM®) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
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
Nov 19, 2014