Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012
Merit Property Management, a FirstService Residential Management company, announces today hiring Tim Desmond as Regional Business Development Manager, Southern California. Mr. Desmond will oversee Merit's business development efforts throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Palm Desert, Santa Clarita and the Inland Empire. Additionally, he will be responsible for Merit's request for proposal process, the generation of business leads as well as the ongoing development of new clients.
"Tim brings passion and dedication to our team and is very knowledgeable about the management industry," states Isaiah Henry, CCAM®, Merit's Vice President, Business Development. "Our team is looking forward to coupling his proven sales track record with Merit's industry leading property management services."
Mr. Desmond graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Minor in History of Art and Architecture. He is a member of the Orange County, Los Angeles and Greater Inland Empire Regional Chapters of the Community Association Institution (CAI) and for the last two years has served as a member on CAI's "OCEC Awards Committee" and "Springtime Showcase Forum Committee." He is also very active with the California Association of Community Managers (CACM).
Mr. Desmond is active in a number of humanitarian causes throughout Southern California including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Habitat for Humanity, United Way, Men's Prostate Cancer Foundation, CACM's "Early Literacy Program" Book Drive and the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation.
Mr. Desmond previously worked as a Territory Manager for Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Inc. where he had oversight of new business development and the retention of existing clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles and San Bernardino.
Since 1980, Merit has grown to be one of the foremost providers of professional community association services in the Western States, with nine regional offices throughout California. Merit specializes in the forward planning and management of master planned, single family home/condominiums, active adult, and urban high- and mid-rise communities. http://www.meritpm.com
Voted "Best Companies to Work" 2009, 2010, 2011 as recognized by the OC Business Journal.
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 http://www.firstservice.com.
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