LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) has honored CIS Management, Inc., the property management affiliate of Community Investment Strategies, Inc. (CIS), with 13 of its 20th Annual Garden State Awards for Excellence. Both CIS communities and individual employees were recognized for their achievements. CIS is a leading, fully integrated commercial real estate company specializing in multi-family and mixed-use properties.
Individual awards were given to Joseph Jackson for Maintenance Technician of the Year for his work at Heritage Village at Lawrence. Palmer Richardson was recognized as Rookie of the Year for his work at the Gardens at Birmingham.
Five CIS communities were honored in both the Property Management and Curb Appeal categories. Those are Heritage Village at Elizabeth, Heritage Village at Lambertville, Heritage Village at Seabreeze, Tanyard Oaks and The Oaks at Weatherby. In addition, Heritage Village at Lawrence was honored for Curb Appeal.
"Receiving 13 Awards for Excellence by the NJAA is a testament to, and direct reflection of, the care and hard work that our staff members put in each and every day. At CIS Management, we wouldn't have it any other way," said William Dailey, president of CIS Management, Inc. "Our people-first philosophy is an essential component of improving the quality of life of all of our residents and ensuring the continued success of our communities."
Established in 2004 as an extension of CIS' "with you for life" philosophy, CIS Management, Inc. oversees comprehensive and responsive property management services. Committed to a hands-on, round-the-clock approach, the company provides regulatory compliance; administrative agent services; market repositioning; renovation oversight; contract administration; marketing, leasing and sales services; resident services; social activities programming; senior services and third-party, facilities, asset and financial management. The talented management team, which includes a live-in superintendent at each community, is responsible for the day-to-day management tasks encompassing more than 3,000 apartment-rental units developed and owned by CIS.
A certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), CIS is a leading developer/owner/manager of a broad spectrum of affordable and market-rate multi-family properties, ranging from multiplex apartments and townhomes to garden-style and mid- and high-rise complexes. The company's portfolio, which extends from Cape May County to Northern New Jersey, is valued in excess of $350 million.