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Illinois – Community association managers must be licensed

Condo talk: Community association managers must be licensedThe Community Association Manager Licensing and Disciplinary Act requires managers of community associations to be licensed as of Oct. 1. The law is intended to ensure that those who say they possess professional qualifications to provide management services are, in fact, qualified professionals, and to provide for high standards of professional conduct by licensed community association managers.

Colorado – Horror stories prompt industry group to ask Colorado to regulate HOA managers

Horror stories prompt industry group to ask Colorado to regulate HOA managers – The Denver PostAsk Val Ford whether a homeowners association can do harm, and he will respond that his destroyed his health and wealth. Ford, 72, and his wife, Ann, are on the verge of losing their home after the Master HOA for the Southcreek Townhomes in Englewood foreclosed on them.

Connecticut – Condo manager charged with larceny after fire

Condo manager charged with larceny after fireSoot streaks the walls and a glance up the stairs to the condominium unit’s second-floor bedrooms is like looking into a black hole. A fire is any homeowner’s nightmare, but for Rajnish and Vandana Jain, the fire that raced through their Brentwood Avenue condominium last May has turned into a nightmare that just won’t end, thanks to what police say is a lapsed insurance policy.

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New Jersey – Former property manager facing seven-year jail term

Former property manager facing seven-year jail term | nt.gmnews.com | News TranscriptFormer property manager facing seven-year jail term Theresa Tierney, 60, of the Oakhurst section of Ocean Township, pleaded guilty on Dec. 15 to embezzling more than $400,000 from the Strickland Farms Homeowners Association, Monmouth County Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw Jr. announced. The plea was entered before Superior Court Judge Richard W.

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New Jersey – Property Manager Pleads Guilty to Stealing Condo Association Fees

Property Manager Pleads Guilty to Stealing Condo Association FeesTheresa Tierney embezzled over $400,000 in her capacity as property manager of Strickland Farms Condominiums. An Oakhurst woman pleaded to guilty to embezzling over $400,000 from a Freehold Township homeowners association, according to a press release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Theresa Tierney, 60, entered the guilty plea Thursday before Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Richard W.

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Virginia: CMS Services, Inc. and Sentry Management, Inc. Announce Merger

Alexandria, Virginia – CMS Services, Inc., a condominium and homeowner association management company based in Northern Virginia and Sentry Management, Inc., a national leader in community association management, recently announced their merger.

In the 27th year of operating, CMS Services will continue to serve their clientele with the same superior customer service and association management and expand Sentry’s national presence to the Washington DC metropolitan region.

Sentry Management, with local offices spanning across nine states and servicing thousands of unit owners, provides additional resources to expand the innovative and efficient services on which CMS Services’ customers rely. Sentry has one of the highest operating and financial standards in the industry.

Both CMS Services and Sentry Management understand that personal attention and a committed focus create a long-term relationship that builds better communities.

“Together we plan to continue providing consistent management, innovative services and expertise value to the owners in the communities that we serve,” stated Thomas S. Patti, President of CMS Services, and Regional Vice President of Sentry Management. “Please continue to call the same local number and deal with our local staff. With this merger, we look forward to the continued opportunity to serve you and to supply all of your management and accounting needs.”

The Sentry Management office is located at 6395 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA 22312. The phone number is 703-642-3246.

Sentry Management is a full-service community management company. Sentry’s business is the day-to-day operation of communities, homeowner associations and condominiums. Sentry is accredited as an AMO® (Accredited Management Organization) by the Institute of Real Estate Management, providing independent evaluation that Sentry has one of the highest operating and financial standards in the industry. Sentry operates in dozens of localities in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.