Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight—February 2022

Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Published February 2022

     Editor’s Note: FLCAJ would like to congratulate these five outstanding 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards winners! (For a full list of RCA winners, please read the March 2021 issue or visit

Expert Inspectors

Diamond Level Winner—Financial
(Winner 2021, 2020 & 2019)

     Expert Inspectors is a Florida-based, family-owned and -operated business. We have been proudly serving the needs of condominium and homeowners associations since 2002 from our main office in Port Orange as well as our West Palm Beach and Venice offices. Expert Inspectors specializes in conducting reserve studies and replacement cost valuations (insurance appraisals) as well as windstorm mitigations.

     Anastasia Kolodzik heads our reserve study division. She holds the prestigious PRA designation from the Association of Reserve Analysts as well as being a licensed community association manager. Her book, Reserve Studies—Insuring the Uninsurables, is a guide for CAMs and board members in understanding how reserve accounts and reserve studies work. Anastasia is also a State of Florida certified continuing education provider.

     Our replacement valuations are conducted and supervised by Dave Kolodzik. Dave has extensive experience in conducting insurance appraisals in Florida for more than 20 years. He is certified by Marshall & Swift as a replacement valuation specialist. As an insurance adjuster, Dave attained the designation of PPIA (Professional Property Insurance Adjuster). He is a State of Florida certified continuing education provider as well.

     Windstorm mitigation inspections are conducted or certified by our Florida certified building contractor, Ray Giaconne. Ray has more than 20 years’ experience in contracting, conducting renovations, and inspections throughout Florida.

     Expert Inspectors offers the personalized customer service you deserve. We take our time to explain reports and studies in a way that can be understood. Fair—Honest—Professional. Call us and experience the Expert Inspectors’ way!

     For more information on Expert Inspectors Inc., call (866) 480-8236 or visit

GRS Community Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management
(Winner 2021 & 2020)

     We are grateful to earn the trust of the communities we serve by becoming a Readers’ Choice Diamond Winner!  With a solid foundation of more than 30 years of association management experience, GRS Community Management knows how to create and preserve the beauty of our tropical lifestyle in sunny Florida. From the quality of managers we employ, to the financial expertise we provide, to our dedicated customer support team, every level of our management practice considers each community’s specific needs. It’s the reason more than 40,000 residents are currently enjoying a pleasant lifestyle across our glorious state.

     GRS Community Management makes a powerful impact in South Florida by commanding an aligned team of professionals who support the activities of each property manager, including an in-house staff of accounting and community specialists.  We utilize CINC Systems software to assist our property managers by giving them instant access to the most up-to-date information for each association’s account.  Our latest GRS Connect App keeps our residents connected 24/7 with the availability to make payments, view accounts, and access community information all in one place.  

     We are a family-owned business, caring for your families on Florida’s east and west coasts. With GRS you can Get Back to Living!

     For more information on GRS Community Management, please call (561) 641-8554, email, or visit

Leland Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management 
(Winner 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014)

     Leland Management is a leading community association management firm that has been managing Florida condominium and homeowner associations for more than 20 years. We have 16 offices located throughout Florida and currently manage more than 400 associations, ranging in size from fewer than 50 homes to approximately 4,000 homes.

     Leland is a full-service management company with seasoned professionals who pride themselves in providing the best quality service to the communities they serve. We have more than 95 licensed community association managers who average more than seven years of experience, giving the company more than 500 years of total manager experience. Our managers carry numerous advanced professional designations, and we have an effective system for sharing this expertise within the company and with our communities.

     Although Leland is large enough to have all the resources necessary to meet the needs of any association, Leland is family owned and managed. We understand that building solid, long-term relationships is very important to the quality of our services and success of our company.

     For more information, call (888) 255-8577 or visit

Stone Claims Group

Diamond Level Winner—Public Adjuster
(Winner 2021)

     As a professional public adjusting firm, Stone Claims Group specializes in helping community associations with property damage claims. Property insurance claims are routinely underpaid. To get what is fair, hire a public adjuster that works for you.

     Stone Claims Group has settled hundreds of millions of dollars in property insurance claim damages. As a licensed public adjuster in 18 states, we have expertise in complex commercial claims. We also offer pre-loss documentation and claim appraisal services for insurance claim disputes.

     If you even think your association may have a claim, Stone Claims Group provides free inspections. Our experienced team completes a policy review and a detailed investigation of your loss to identify and maximize the fair value of your potential claim.

     Stone Claims Group has a history of proven results, helping associations since 1993. There are no out-of-pocket costs as Stone Claims Group secures top experts in the industry to help prove your damages.

     Insurance adjusters work for the insurance company. We work for you.

     For more information on Stone Claims Group, call (800) 892-1116, email, or visit

Vesta Property Services

Diamond Level Winner—Management
(Winner 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018)

     Quickly becoming Florida’s first choice for property management, Vesta is an industry leader in HOA, COA, association, and amenities management. Our fully staffed, local offices employ more than 1,300 professionals providing a wide spectrum of professional services to more than 250,000 residents and unit owners.

     Customized services you can count on. At Vesta, we understand every community is unique and has different needs based on size and location. Our expertise in HOA and local community association management, along with our strong financial support, allows us to offer services specific to each individual client. 

     Licensed CAMs available in every community. Your community will be overseen by a community association manager utilizing local resources, expertise, and strong management, supported by an experienced executive team—available to lend assistance when needed.

     Vesta is also an amenities management company, providing top-rated lifestyle services such as pool services, spa and wellness services, food and beverage operations, special events, theatre operations, and more. In addition to all of this, Vesta’s financial services division offers financing, comprehensive financial tools, fiscal management, low closing costs, and expert strategic planning/consulting services.

     For more information on Vesta Property Services, contact us at (877) 988-3782 or visit