Michael A. MendilloPresident, East
Srinath PereraExecutive Vice President Of Finance
Jack Boselli, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®Senior Vice President of Client Accounting
Scott BresnickSenior Vice President, Operations
Colette MontanaroVice President of Talent and Relationship Management
Jesse DiGiovanniVice President, Human Resources
Ilene JablonskiVice President, Marketing & Communications
Alan R. Trachtenberg, Esq.In-House Counsel and Regional Director of Risk Management
Arthur Bartikofsky, CPM®Senior Vice President, High-Rise Division
Kim GialanellaRegional Director, Condo/HOA
Donna M. Fiore, CMCA®Senior Vice President, Condo/HOA
Ted Gammon, CMCA®Senior Vice President, Lifestyle
Judy JulisonSenior Vice President, Lifestyle Programming
Raymond TateVice President, Lifestyle and Developer Services
David CallowayVice President, Business Development
Danielle CalcagnoVice President, High-Rise Division
Andrew Sytnik, CMCA®Regional Director, Philadelphia High-Rise
David ReadingerRegional Director, COA/HOA
Rebecca SarneseRegional Director, COA/HOA
Gina DonovanRegional Director, High-Rise Division
Marc GlassmanDirector of Facilities & Maintenance
Michael A. Mendillo
In 1997, Michael’s organization, The Wentworth Group partnered with FirstService Residential, becoming FirstService Residential’s East Region serving community associations across New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Tennessee. Prior to the Wentworth Group and FirstService Residential, Michael founded and served as CEO of Mandell Investment Inc., a real estate investment management firm, working with national and regional residential real estate developers.
Michael is responsible for creating two region-specific, associate-centric events aimed at education, development and motivation – L.E.A.D.S. in its 12th year and the company’s Annual Meeting in its 22nd year. L.E.A.D.S. attracts industry partners, clients and sponsors, giving them a unique opportunity to introduce their brand to all of the region’s associates, and features compelling motivational speakers, year-after-year. Both have evolved into two-day events that feature educational programming, a review of previous year accomplishments and goals and objectives for the current year, as well as allowing for associate interaction, networking and engagement.
Through a charismatic personality, a genuine connection with and passion for people, Michael has become a prolific public speaker on such topics as community association management, entrepreneurialism, leadership, vision, corporate culture and the relationship between service and business. He has appeared as a keynote speaker and panel member on such topics as customer service, leadership, human resources management, achieving and sustaining business success and growing your company in today’s climate. Michael’s speaking engagements have included Columbia University, New York University Stern School of Business, William Paterson University, The International Builders Show, Community Associations Institute (CAI) and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
Michael graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and currently sits on the University’s Advisory Board for the College of Business. Michael has taught on community association management at Monmouth University, highlighting industry principles community association management as a career path. Additionally, he sits on the board of Rutgers Customer Experience Program through Rutgers University Center for Innovation Education.
Srinath Perera is the executive vice president of finance. He is responsible for driving revenue enhancement and cost control initiatives, while leading corporate and client accounting teams in providing best-in-class accounting and financial services to the company and the community management associations it manages.
In addition, Perera oversees the entire accounting team. Perera has a proven track record of delivering success throughout his career with globally recognized Fortune 500 companies, keeping superior customer service, integrity, culture and technology innovation at the forefront.
Perera has a degree in technology and is currently studying for a Master’s in Arts and Theology at St. Vincent de Paul University in Miami, Florida.
Jack Boselli, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Boselli has been engaged in the association management industry for over 20 years and has 12 years of experience in financial planning.
He is a former owner of two management companies and spent over 10 years in the investment field as a financial consultant for a national investment firm. He is a graduate of Widener University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting. He has attained his CMCA®, AMS® and PCAM® designations and is an active member of CAI.
Scott Bresnick drives and supports a wide range of strategic and operational initiatives. He is also responsible for transferring best practices across the operations and business units to impact positive change throughout the organization.
Bresnick brings over 20 years of strategic management and process development experience. He has hands-on experience with businesses ranging from start-up to enterprise with extensive knowledge of corporate operations and business management including business planning, strategic management, and project planning.
Bresnick received his Bachelors Degree in Business Management and his Masters in Business Administration, both from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Montanaro is often asked to visit our client sites to work with and advise our residential boards during the selection process of their sited managers. She also provides our clients with extensive associate evaluations ensuring their communities are properly staffed and managed accordingly.
Montanaro has over 18 years of experience in staffing services. Prior to joining FirstService in 2008 she was the President and Founder of an Executive Search Firm specializing in service related industries where she placed and coached Executive level management nationally. She worked closely with “C” level management to identify their associate needs and improve their selection processes.
Montanaro is an active member of Community Associations Institute (CAI) New Jersey including serving on the Beach Party Committee. She attended Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey where she majored in Communications with a concentration in Radio and Television.
Jesse DiGiovanni, vice president of human resources, is responsible for the oversight and direction of all human resources activities, including planning and development of initiatives to align with company policies, culture and best practices. She will also serve as a strategic business partner, working closely with market and operational leaders to help meet and exceed organizational goals.
DiGiovanni has vast experience working with leadership teams to advise on talent management, associate engagement, HR metrics analysis, workforce and succession planning, performance management and learning and development functions. Most recently she served as the HR Leader – East Coast for The RealReal. Jesse has an MBA in human resource management from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelor of Science in human resources management and industrial psychology from Ramapo College of New Jersey.
Ilene Jablonski, vice president of marketing and communications, is responsible for the marketing strategy and execution, internal and external communications and development of new business development initiatives for the East Region of FirstService Residential.
With many years of marketing leadership experience, llene has developed and implemented marketing, branding and communications programs for the real estate industry. Prior to joining FirstService Residential in 2018, Ilene spent over 17 years with Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and Roseland Residential Trust. With over 20 years of related experience, Ilene has a proven track record of building successful marketing teams, developing award-winning campaigns and increasing brand recognition.
Ilene remains active on the Hudson County landscape, serving on the board of the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce and the Jersey City Economic Development Association and member of the New Jersey City University School of Business Advisory Council. In addition, she is a member of Community Associations Institute of New Jersey (CAI-NJ) and IREM NJ.
Ilene graduated, with honors, from Kean University with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Science and Marketing.
Alan R. Trachtenberg, Esq.
Trachtenberg has over 20 years experience in the professional community association management having previously provided direct community management services, as well as providing oversight and guidance to community managers and board members. He also has served as Director of Human Resources for FirstService Residential, coordinating and overseeing personnel management and administration.
Trachtenberg graduated from Rutgers College with a B.A. in Economics and received his J.D. from New England School of Law. He is a member of the New Jersey and Massachusetts Bars and is an active member of Community Associations Institute.
Arthur Bartikofsky, CPM®
In 2004, Bartikofsky was promoted to Executive Vice President, where he became responsible for standardizing and implementing best practices, ancillary services, and client relations.
Bartikofsky is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), where he obtained the highly regarded CPM® (Certified Property Manager) designation, as well as a member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI).
Bartikofsky graduated Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and went on to attend the State University of New York at Buffalo where he majored in Sociology.
Kim Gialanella is a Regional Director, Condo/HOAf for FirstService Residential and has been with the company since 2012. In this role, Kim provides leadership and oversight to community managers and interfaces with strategic associations in Pennsylvania.
Kim has over 14 years of property management experience, including extensive experience in lifestyle, single family and condominium developments. Kim’s experience and success in managing associations has allowed her to become a resource and mentor to our community managers and board members. Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Moravian College.
Kim earned the Certified Manager of Community Association (CMCA®) and Association Management Specialist (AMS®) designations through Community Associations Institute (CAI) where she is an active member.
Donna M. Fiore, CMCA®
Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Fiore was employed by Matzel & Mumford, a K. Hovnanian Division, as the Director of Land Acquisition where she managed a team of Land Managers and Analysts in evaluating development opportunities, analyzing financial worthiness, and assessing project feasibility. Her professionalism and energetic attitude combined with her experience and real estate savvy bring continued growth and success to the company.
Fiore graduated from Brookdale College with an Associate's Degree in Psychology. She is active with both the New Jersey Chapter of Community Associations Institute and the Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey. Fiore holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation from the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and is also a New Jersey licensed real estate agent.
Ted Gammon, CMCA®
Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Gammon was employed by Ryan Homes Inc. as a Project Manager of Land where he was responsible for identification and analysis of land opportunities in Northern New Jersey and Orange County New York. Gammon then joined Toll Brothers, Inc. as Land Acquisition Manager where he was responsible for the acquisition and disposition of land assets in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Long Island, New York. His dynamic management style and positive attitude combined with his experience and skills bring continued success to FirstService Residential.
Gammon is a graduate of West Virginia University. He also attended the Goethe Institute in Freiburg Germany and completed course work in the M.B.A. program at West Chester University.
Prior to making the decision to join the FirstService Residential team, Julison worked as the National Director of Lifestyle Operations for PulteGroup, working exclusively with the company’s Del Webb brand. Over her 14 year tenure with this homebuilder, Julison was responsible for supporting more than 50 Del Webb community teams in 21 markets across the country with planning, development and delivery of active adult lifestyle amenities, programs and Association management and governance operations. Ensuring quality, continuity and alignment with the ever changing consumer needs and interests were a primary emphasis.
Earlier in her career, Julison worked as the Vice President/Executive Director of the Homeowner's Association at Del Webb’s Sun City Huntley, a 5,750 home large-scale active-adult lifestyle community in the state of Illinois. Concurrently, she also supported smaller-scale Del Webb residential properties in the area with lifestyle programming and Association operations. Prior to employment at Sun City, Julison worked as the Superintendent of Recreation and in other management capacities in the leisure service/parks & recreation industry for over 15 years.
Julison completed undergraduate studies in Education at Northern Illinois University and holds a Master of Science in Management & Leadership from National Louis University. She is also certified as a National Parks & Recreation Industry professional and holds the CMCA and AMS professional designations through the Community Association Institute.
Raymond Tate is responsible for enhancing our portfolio of large-scale lifestyle communities, as well as developer relationships, and consulting and management services to new and developing communities. As an accomplished real estate executive, Raymond brings a wealth of industry experience and a deep knowledge of large-scale lifestyle communities and the unique needs of developers and developing communities.
He joined the FirstService Residential team in 2015 as vice president of sales, where he developed our sales team. Raymond works closely with our teams to identify lifestyle communities that could benefit from our unique lifestyle services, along with identifying services for developers seeking consulting and management for their new communities.
Raymond earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Hampton University.
David Calloway serves as a key member of the region’s executive team that sets our strategic direction, spearheading business development initiatives consistent with this strategy. In addition, he is responsible for building and managing the region’s business development team always leading by example in maintaining FirstService Residential’s mission and core values.
Calloway has over seven years of community association and business management experience and most recently held the position of Business Development Director for the company’s NJ/PA High-Rise Division. Previously, Calloway worked with DowntoEarth Landscaping where he opened their Virginia/DC Metro branch and worked on both the business development and operations ends of the business. He was also head coach for the Monmouth University Hawks basketball team for 13 years where he brought them to three of their four NCAA Tournament appearances. He was recently inducted to Monmouth University's Hall of Fame.
Calloway has worked with Special Olympics, Coaches vs Cancer, Autism Speaks, Boys to Men Conference in conjunction with 180 Turning Lives Around and the Monmouth County Mental Health Association State Grant for At Risk Youth. He received both his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and MBA from Monmouth University. He is currently a member of the NABC and the Community Associations Institute (CAI).
In her role, Danielle is responsible for the oversight and direction of high-rise communities in New Jersey and Philadelphia, including planning and development of initiatives aligned with company policies, culture and best practices. She also serves as a strategic business partner, working closely with the board members in the communities we serve. In addition, Calcagno is responsible for new manager onboarding and board member education within the markets she serves.
Calcagno has been with FirstService Residential since 2009. Previously, she managed a 900-unit, 76-story luxury skyscraper designed by Frank Gehry. At the time of completion, it was the largest residential building in the Western hemisphere. She has extensive management experience and has worked very closely with developers and board members. She is a resource for operational management, amenity design and programming, budgeting, labor and vendor relations.
Calcagno received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Master’s Degree in Corporate and Public Communication from Monmouth University.
Andrew Sytnik, CMCA®
As Regional Director, Andrew Sytnik provides leadership, operational oversight and serves as a resource to our managers and community board member in the Philadelphia, Atlantic City and Southern New Jersey area. Andrew’s prior experience includes managing large communities, high-rise condominiums and single-family homeowner associations for FirstService Residential. Before joining FirstService Residential in 2010, Andrew managed residential and commercial properties, including a mid-rise condominium for a small development company in Philadelphia. This is where he grew to love the community management industry.
Andrew’s variety of experience makes him a valued resource to our managers and board members by providing creative solutions to a variety of client needs. His experience as an accountant and his financial acumen has also proven to be a benefit to clients
Andrew earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 2003 from Rider University, where he majored in accounting. In addition, he earned the accreditation of Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) with the Community Associations Institute (CAI®). He currently serves on the Manager’s Committee and the Political Action Committee (PAC) for the Keystone Chapter of CAI® serving Pennsylvania.
Readinger began his career with FirstService Residential in 2004 and was quickly promoted to Regional Director where he supported the Senior Vice President in the management of a 90-client Region for three years before being promoted to his current role. Readinger came to FirstService Residential with nine years of leadership experience. He served on the Emerging Leadership Council, was a proud member of the President’s Breakfast Club and the recipient of the 2005 Leadership Council Award.
Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Readinger was employed by Connaught Incorporated as a Regional Director responsible for the overall performance of three luxury apartment communicates including a high rise in Chestnut Hill. Prior to Connaught, Readinger was the Operations Director for the Reading Parking Authority where he was responsible for all aspects of the Authority’s on-street Parking Enforcement as well as seven garages and six surface parking lots.
Readinger is a graduate of Kutztown University and is a native of Berks County, Pennsylvania. He has volunteered for the past 15 years raising money annually for his local Fire Department. Readinger served on the Reading Downtown Improvement District Committee during his tenure with the Parking Authority. He has also won numerous awards for his photography and is a Member of the Historic Vehicle Association chapter of Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens and the North American MGB Register.
Sarnese joined FirstService Residential in 1997 as manager of our Resale Department. In 2006 she transitioned to community management, advancing through several positions of increasing responsibility.
Prior to joining FirstService Residential, Sarnese was in retail management, where her ability to build relationships with clients and fellow team members was paramount to her success. She earned her BS in Business Management from Kutztown University.
Donovan has been with FirstService Residential for over a decade, holding several management positions. Most recently, she was a Regional Director where she led a team of community management professionals serving Philadelphia high-rise communities.
She has extensive experience in condominium association management overseeing several multi-million dollar capital improvement projects including facade restoration, and roof and drainage replacement. She has also successfully navigated difficult challenges particularly when a fire tragically destroyed eight homes in a community she managed. She provided professional guidance for the $1.5 million restoration efforts as well as emotional support and assistance to the affected residents.
Donovan is a member of the Community Associations Institute and is pursuing her Professional Community Association Manager accreditation.
Glassman brings to FirstService Residential over 30 years of high rise and facilities management experience where he has been responsible for all aspects of the facilities. Previous to this position, Glassman served as Chief Engineer from the pre-opening stage to occupied stage at a FirstService Residential property. Throughout his tenure at this property, Glassman interfaced with all levels of construction and governmental agencies. He is currently Treasurer of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Engineer Association.