Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Published May 2024

Editor’s Note: FLCAJ would like to congratulate these four outstanding 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards winners! (For a full list of 2024 RCA winners, please read the March 2024 issue or visit

Access Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management Companies
(Winner 2024 and three previous RCA wins)

     Access Management is honored to receive the Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award from FLCAJ! As a recognized leader in the property management industry, Access Management specializes in full-service community association management and has proudly served premier communities throughout Florida since 2008.

     At Access, “Hospitality Is Our Foundation, Your Happiness Is Our Focus,” is not just our slogan but our way of life. Our experienced and dedicated team of industry professionals are centered on demonstrating the award-winning “Access Difference” by providing unsurpassed service to our valued communities and boards through effective communication, strong attention to detailed financials and recordkeeping, and a proactive management approach.

     Coupled with the utilization of industry-leading technology, our foundation in the hospitality industry allows us to administer a friendly, customer service-centric approach to association management. We believe it is important to be involved within the community and active in organizations that provide valuable resources in this rapidly changing industry. This involvement provides our team with practical knowledge and insights from leaders in this field, best practices, research, and tools we use every day.

     Access Management serves community associations throughout the state of Florida, with convenient office locations in Celebration, Naples, Tampa, Sarasota, and South Carolina. We are also excited to announce that Access will soon expand into Georgia in 2024! Contact us today and feel the Access Difference in community management.

     For more information on Access Management, call 888-813-3435, email, or visit

ADT Community Association Program

Diamond Level Winner—Safety and Security 
(Winner 2024  and ten previous RCA wins)

     ADT Community Association Program is the first choice in security for community associations and is the nation’s premier provider of security system monitoring, services, and smart home technology, providing world-class customer care and service to communities through customized    bulk agreements. This includes 24/7 monitoring by our own state-of-the-art monitoring centers and “concierge-level” customer care and service provided by our exclusive community association service center. Our employee technicians are highly trained and vetted security professionals.

     The ADT brand is among the most well-known and trusted brands in the security industry today. With 149 years of experience, ADT is a leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions serving consumer and business customers through 200 locations, nine monitoring centers, and the largest network of security professionals in the United States.

     For more information on ADT, visit


Diamond Level Winner—Legal Services
(Winner 2024 and nine previous RCA wins)

     For the tenth consecutive year Becker has earned your vote as a Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award winner. We are very grateful to the readers, clients, and industry friends who have placed their trust in us to educate, protect, and advance the interests of shared ownership communities of all types, sizes, and locations throughout Florida. 

     We are proud to have the largest number of Florida community association lawyers under one roof who are recognized for excellence in the community association industry by virtue of their membership in the prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). Today, Becker has more Florida Bar board-certified attorneys in condominium and planned development law than any other firm in the state of Florida.

     For more information about Becker, visit


Cogent Bank

Diamond Level Winner—Financial Services
(Winner 2024 and two previous RCA wins)

     Cogent Bank is proud to be recognized as a Diamond winner of the 2024 FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Awards! With our robust suite of products and services, we are here to serve the loan, deposit, and payment processing needs of both property management companies and community associations. Cogent’s team of financial specialists has extensive industry experience and has served the needs of community associations and property management companies throughout the state of Florida for many years. 

     We provide treasury management solutions, multiple payment channels, and consultative advice to improve your operating efficiencies. Our suite of treasury management and HOA payment systems are designed to lower costs, improve efficiency, and enhance cash flow while providing effective control of your funds. We offer the following:

  • Multiple payment channels including credit cards, eCheck, automated clearing-house (ACH), and U.S. mail
  • Secure online access to view checks, payments, and remittance information
  • Web-based lockbox enabling data search by check number, date, dollar amount, or unit number
  • Custom accounting software interface providing the payment file information needed to update your accounting software
  • Streamlined account setup

     At Cogent, we pride ourselves on Moving You and Your Association Forward.

     For more information, please call us at 407-545-2662 or visit