Community Associations Institute Honors Merit’s Inland Empire Manager Kristie Rose with Award


Kristie Rose, PCAM, CCAM, Wins CAI Manager of the Year Award for excellence in her field

Inland Empire, CA – December 15, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Merit Property Management, a FirstService Residential Management company, announces today that Kristie Rose, PCAM, CCAM, Merit’s Inland Empire Business Unit Leader, was honored with the industry coveted Manager of the Year Award from the Community Associations Institute (CAI). More than 250 attended the award ceremony which took place at the Riverside Convention Center on December 8, 2011.

The Manager of the Year Award is presented to a manager that has displayed exemplary conduct in ethics, displays good communication skills and shows loyalty to the industry in service and education.

“I am honored to be recognized by this incredible group of my industry peers,” states Kristie Rose, PCAM, CCAM. “There are so many managers within the industry that deserve recognition for their incredible efforts and yet very few that will ever receive this praise. I feel grateful just being nominated and humbled to be the recipient of this award.”

Rose has over eight years of community management experience with portfolio and master-planned communities. She is an active member in both the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). She earned professional designations from CAI as a Professional Community Association Manager and from CACM as a Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM®). Rose is a also a previous recipient of CAI’s Inland Empire Rookie Manager of the Year Award and currently serves as a board member for the CAI Greater Inland Empire Board of Directors working on the Monte Carlo Committee and the Manager Education Committee.

About Merit
Since 1980, Merit has grown to be one of the foremost providers of professional community association services in the Western States. Merit specializes in the forward planning and management of master planned, single family home/condominiums, active adult, and urban high- and mid-rise communities as well as rental property management for investors (

Merit is a subsidiary of FirstService Residential Management (FSR). FSR is the largest manager of residential communities in North America, overseeing more than 5,600 properties and over 1.3 million residential units.

FSR is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV, TSX: FSV), a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, providing a variety of services in commercial real estate, residential property management and property services. More information about FirstService is available at

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