Philadelphia, PA, April, 2014 – FirstService Residential, the leading property management company in Pennsylvania, announces Gina Donovan has been promoted to Executive Director, High Rise Division. In this role, her focus will be to provide leadership and operational oversight to FirstService Residential associates and high rise communities in Philadelphia.

Donovan has been with FirstService Residential for over a decade holding several management positions. She was recently promoted to Regional Director in July 2013 where she led a team of community management professionals serving Philadelphia high rise communities.

Donovan has extensive experience in condominium association management overseeing several multi-million dollar capital improvement projects including facade restoration, roof and drainage replacement. She has also successfully navigated difficult challenges particularly when a fire tragically destroyed eight homes in a community she managed. She provided professional guidance for the $1.5 million restoration efforts as well as emotional support and assistance to the affected residents. She is a member of the Community Associations Institute and pursuing her Professional Community Association Manager accreditation.

“Gina’s ability to lead, industry experience, and passion for delivering exceptional service has been key attributes in her continued growth within our organization,” said Arthur Bartikofsky, Senior Vice President, High Rise Division.  “We are confident she will continue to instill FirstService Residential’s customer focused culture in her entire team for the betterment of our clients.”

“I am very excited to begin my new role as an Executive Director, and very fortunate to work with an amazing team of professionals,” said Gina Donovan. “I look forward to the new opportunities that lie ahead as we continue to take our Philadelphia High Rise Team to new levels of client service and delivering real value to residents.”   
About FirstService Residential

FirstService Residential, previously known in Pennsylvania as Wentworth Property Management, 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 a leading property management company 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 manages in excess of $6 billion in annual budgets. For more information, visit
Apr 11, 2014