FAIRFAX, Va. (July 23, 2018) – FirstService Residential, the Washington D.C. area’s leading residential property management company, announced the hiring of Airielle Hansford as vice president, high-rise in DC Metro. Hansford brings to the company 14 years of progressive property management experience for various community types including condominiums, cooperatives, HOAs and large-scale communities. Most recently, she served as condominium division director and member of the executive leadership team for a community management company in the DC area.
Airielle Hansford has been an active volunteer with the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations Institute (WMCCAI) since 2007, earning the Chapter’s Rising Star Award in 2011. She was elected to the Chapter Board of Directors in 2015 and currently serves as the vice president. Hansford also served as the Member Services Council Chair from 2014 through 2015, chaired the Annual Awards Dinner Committee from 2011 through 2013, sat on the Social Media Task Force, has written articles for the chapter’s publication, Quorum, and proctored the M100 test.
Hansford has earned the CMCA® and AMS® designations as well as the PCAM®, the industry’s highest designation, through Community Associations Institute (CAI.)
“We are so excited to welcome Airielle to the team. Her commitment to customer service excellence and associate development is greatly aligned with our values and goals as an organization. Airielle is a great addition to a growing team here in DC Metro and will further instill our brand promise to our clients and associates,” says Michael Mendillo, regional president, FirstService Residential.
“Airielle is a great leader and has a wealth of industry knowledge. She will be a fantastic addition and resource for our team and clients. I look forward to working with her and collectively taking our team to new heights,” says Trent Harrison, president, FirstService Residential.
The addition of Airielle Hansford comes approximately 10 months after FirstService Residential announced the acquisition of Zalco Realty, Inc. in Silver Spring, MD and approximately five months after announcing the acquisition of Main Street Property Management, Inc, based in Montgomery County. These two acquisitions collectively brought over 125 communities to the company’s rapidly expanding portfolio in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC.
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada.  FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.
With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.  FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit www.fsresidential.com.
Jul 23, 2018