Crofton, MD (PRWEB) July 19, 2012
Sentry Management, Inc., the leader in homeowner association and condominium management concluded the merger on July 1 with Comanco, based in Crofton, Maryland. The new office has begun the changeover and will officially be renamed Sentry Management. Sentry is a national company and with this new office operates in ten states serving 1,600+ communities with over 300,000 homeowners.
Jim and Judie Faust, founders of Comanco, built the firm into a community association management powerhouse in Central Maryland since opening in 1972. “Merging with Sentry brings us technology, systems, continuing professional development and the financial controls of an Accredited Management Organization®,” says Jim Faust, leader of the Maryland Division and Sentry Vice President. “I am convinced that this marriage will allow us to offer local communities even greater service levels and professionalism. This is a real win-win for us.”
Howard Pomp, CEO of Sentry Management first learned of Comanco through its great reputation and positive standing in the industry. “Sentry is committed to putting clients first by empowering our offices to operate as strong local companies.” said Pomp. “While we provide state-of-art administrative support through our central services, communities and Board members maintain their relationship with the local Sentry office. Jim Faust will continue to manage all local operations and people. We will maintain the continuity and focus of our people on the long-term service to the associations we manage and the homeowner’s who reside in them.”
The service area for this Sentry office is all of Maryland with a concentration in Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, Calvert, Carroll, Howard, Talbot, Dorchester, Montgomery, Wicomico and Baltimore Counties. Major cities include Washington DC, Baltimore, Annapolis, Cambridge, Columbia, Easton, Salisbury and Ocean City. The Sentry Maryland operation employs 40 people and provides management services to nearly 170 accounts and 30 thousand families.
The main offices will remain at 2139 Defense Highway # 3, Crofton, MD 21114. The Eastern Shore office will continue at 602 Glasgow Street, Cambridge, MD 21613. The Crofton phone number is (301) 261-6400. The Cambridge number is (410) 221-0398. Learn more about Sentry Management at http://www.sentrymgt.com.
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 Florida, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.