MERIT Promotes Joe Price to Northern California Vice President of Community Management


Price leads MERIT’s Northern California division and is positioning for growth in the region

Sacramento, CA – October 12, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, promoted Joe Price to Northern California Vice President of Community Management. Price will be responsible for leading the Northern California division while positioning for growth in the East Bay, Central Valley, Stockton and San Francisco markets.

“Business has been very strong throughout the last few years and it continues to grow because of the dedicated team members in Northern California,” states MERIT Founder & CEO Melinda Masson. “The Northern California team is cohesive and works hard. Under Joe’s leadership we look forward to sustained growth in the Northern California region.”

Price has extensive experience with homeowners associations, having served on various boards of directors throughout the last 10 years. Price attended California State University, Sacramento and is active in local industry and community groups including the California Association of Community Managers, Community Associations Institute, Executive Council of Homeowners, Northern California Special Olympics Softball and is volunteers as coach to a non-profit girls club softball team in Carmichael. He currently works out of MERIT’s Folsom, Stockton and San Ramon offices and resides in Carmichael.

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 part of FirstService Residential Management which manages more then 3,700 communities, representing more than 1,000,000 homes/units in 18 states. FirstService Residential Management is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ:FSRV). For additional information on this topic or to schedule an interview, please contact Amy Sarti at asarti (at) meritpm (dot) com or visit

Contact: Amy Sarti
City: Sacramento
Phone #: 949-448-6168
Email: asarti (at) meritpm (dot) com

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