Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Published February 2019

       Editor’s Note: Congratulations to these six outstanding Readers’ Choice Awards winners! (For a full list of RCA winners, please read the March 2018 issue or visit

FirstService Residential
Diamond Level Winner—Management
(Winner 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015)

     Founded in 1990, FirstService Residential is North America’s largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs and community associations in the U.S. and Canada. In Florida alone, FirstService Residential manages more than 2,000 community associations, consisting of low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives; single-family homes; master-planned, lifestyle, and active adult communities; and rental and commercial properties. The company also specializes in working with complex communities that have large budgets and offer numerous amenities to their residents.

     As a complement to property management services, the company offers banking and insurance, financial management, developer services, concierge services, energy management, value engineering, technology solutions, and a customer care center available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

     With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise, and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles, and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.

     “At FirstService Residential, our goal is to deliver exceptional service with a personal touch to the communities—and residents—in our care. To be recognized for those efforts by the Florida Community Association Journal’s readers is quite an honor,” said David Diestel, regional president, South, of FirstService Residential. 

     For more information on FirstService Residential, visit

Renovations Property Management
Platinum Level Winner—Management 
(Winner 2018) 

     Renovations Property Management is a full-service, state-licensed association management company that caters to all the needs of homeowner and condominium associations, cooperatives, high-rise/luxury condominiums, timeshares, and commercial properties throughout the state of Florida.

     We are dedicated to assisting each board of directors conduct business and handle community affairs within the guidelines of governance and ethics. Our guiding principles include conducting business through an open and honest relationship, bringing pride to our everyday projects, and delivering on what we promise. We realize our business is all about relationships, and our goal is to constantly enhance the client’s experience by mastering excellence throughout the quality of our services.

     Making sure your property gets the attention and care it needs is our highest priority!

     For more information on Renovations Property Management, call (855) 9CONDOHELP (26-6364), email, or visit

Towers Property Management
Platinum Level Winner—Management
(Winner 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014)

     Towers Property Management is owned by Benjamin Isip, CMCA, AMS, and President; and Emily Towers Isip, CMCA, AMS, and Vice President. They serve associations in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. Towers Property Management provides full-service management for homeowners associations, condominiums, and townhome communities. For the self-managed community, they offer consulting and bookkeeping services. Their mission is to provide association clients with professional, personal customer service; experience and access to resources; and the support needed to help them reach their strategic goals. Towers’ goal is to provide personal service beyond expectations in a climate of excellence and quality.

     For more information on Towers Property Management, call (407) 730-9872 or visit


LCM Engineering
Gold Level Winner—Construction & Engineering
(Winner 2018 & 2017) 

     LCM Engineering PLLC has provided consulting engineering services for more than 25 years. Our resume showcases our expertise in structural, architectural, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering services; inspections; reserve studies; transitions studies; expert and forensics testimony; and insurance claims. Our specialties include structural repairs and restoration, building envelope analysis, water intrusion, stucco, roofing, painting, door and window replacements, moisture control, waterproofing, corrosion control, storm damage and restoration, special inspections for high-rise buildings, and more. We work closely with property managers and boards to ensure that work is done to match specifications, to let our clients know what is expected, and to best achieve what they need or require. LCM constantly demonstrates the importance that “Experience Matters.”

     For more information on LCM Engineering, call (239) 590-0263, email, or visit

Pavement Technology Inc
Gold Level Winner—Asphalt & Paving Surfaces
(Winner 2018)

     It was 45 years ago that Colin Durante, understanding the long-term costs of pavement neglect and confident of the benefits of proactive road maintenance, founded Pavement Technology Inc. (PTI), now headquartered in Westlake, OH. The company’s flagship product is a maltene-based asphalt rejuvenator that restores flexibility and weather resistance to roads by returning to them the maltene compounds that naturally degrade over time. Today’s extensive suite of PTI preservation products are meticulously applied by road crews made up of trained and dedicated PTI employees. PTI’s roadway solutions contribute to the sustainability of neighborhoods across America by extending road life for optimum return on community investments.

     For more information on Pavement Technology, call (440) 892-1895 or visit

Best Roofing
Silver Level Winner—Roofing
(Winner 2018, 2017, 2015 & 2014)

     Best Roofing has been a full-service commercial roofing contractor servicing Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties since 1978. We specialize in roof replacement, waterproofing, maintenance, emergency repairs, roof cleaning, and inspections for commercial roofing projects.

     Our philosophy begins with our company name: “to do a job one way only, the best way.” We foster a positive work environment that recognizes all employees as mature, responsible adults who are committed to doing the best possible job.

     Our strength is primarily our people; the authenticity, passion, and precision of our work guarantees success. We develop lasting relationships with our clients, who consider Best Roofing their “go-to” company for all their roofing decisions. We make them intrinsically part of our process through education and transparency. You don’t just hire us; you partner with us.

     For more information on Best Roofing, call (888) 892-BEST (2378) or visit

Velocity Engineering Services LLC
Silver Level Winner—Construction and Engineering
(Winner 2018)

     Founded in 2013, Velocity Engineering Services is celebrating five years in business during 2018! Velocity provides concierge engineering services for clientele who value quality work. We would like to thank everyone for voting for us, and we appreciate the relationships we have built with all of you.

     Velocity offers a wide range of consulting services for HOA and condominium associations, including turnover & reserve studies, reroofing & repaving consulting, repair & restoration design, foundation & sinkhole consulting, and much more!

     Velocity’s founder and president, Mr. Christopher J. Pacitto, P.E., has served as a board member on both HOA and condominium associations. This experience gives Velocity an understanding of association operations that is unmatched by other engineering firms. Velocity is also proud to support youth kart racing throughout Florida.

For more information on Velocity Engineering, call (239) 689-1474 or visit