FirstService Residential Announces Top-Level Reorganization

Fairfax, Va. (August 7, 2019) – FirstService Residential, the leading residential property management company in North America, announces a change in leadership in its Virginia market. Bernie Guthrie, MBA, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, will assume the position of general manager of the Montclair Property Owners Association, a 3,800-home community in Montclair, Virginia. In addition to assuming this new role, Guthrie will remain a key member of the FirstService Residential Virginia executive leadership team. 

“We continue to be impressed with Bernie’s commitment to excellence paired with her knowledge and ability to live the culture of FirstService Residential,” said Michael Mendillo, president, FirstService Residential. “Her passion lies in the specialty area of large-scale communities and this position will enable her to pursue this desire.” 

Guthrie started with FirstService Residential in 2017 as portfolio manager, then earned a promotion to a regional director, and most recently she was promoted to executive director. She brings over 17 years of experience in community association management. 

Established in 1969, Montclair is comprised of approximately 3,800 homes surrounding a 108-acre lake, with a broad central boulevard separated by beautiful flowering trees, attractive landscaping – perfect for walking, jogging or cycling. The community is within walking distance of several schools, a golf course, tennis courts, soccer fields, two swimming pools and shopping. 

About FirstService Residential FirstService Residential is North America’s property management leader, partnering with 8,000 communities across the U.S. and Canada, including low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives; single-family communities; master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities; and mixed-use and rental properties. HOAs, community associations and condos rely on their extensive experience, resources and local expertise to maximize property values and enhance their residents’ lifestyles. 

Dedicated to making a difference, every day, FirstService Residential goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional service. FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (FSV), a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com.