TROY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IREM–United Plus Property Management, LLC, AMO® (UPPM), the management arm of The United Group of Companies, Inc. has been named the “Accredited Management Organization Of The Year” at the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) 2019 Real Estate Management Excellence (REME) International Awards in San Francisco, CA.
“It’s an incredible honor to win this prestigious award from such a notable and respected international organization,” said Michael Uccellini, United Group’s President and CEO. “It’s a very exciting time to be a part of United Group; our company has tirelessly worked to advance the real estate industry through transformational property management services to clients, tenants and residents, as well as offering innovative training programs to our employees to foster leadership skills and broaden industry knowledge. We’ve grown our third-party management portfolio significantly in 2019, and project accelerated growth in our active adult, independent living and multi-family business in 2020. Earning this award is a milestone in our mission to be the best full-service real estate management organization in the country.”
UPPM earned the AMO® accreditation in 2018, and since then, has added independent and active senior housing communities to their portfolio in Florida, Maryland and Colorado.
IREM defines an AMO® as “an exclusive accreditation that gives an edge to top-class firms in gaining new business and developing top talent. The difference between a firm with an AMO® and a firm without one is a difference of trust, credibility, and performance.” There are more than 550 real estate industry firms worldwide with an AMO® accreditation.
An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, IREM® is recognized worldwide as a community of passionate real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices who maximize real estate investments and promote innovative management techniques through education.
About The United Group of Companies, Inc.: The United Group of Companies, Inc. is a full-service real estate company specializing in development, finance, construction, acquisition and management. Since 1972, United Group has developed, owned, acquired and managed more than $3 billion in real estate assets totaling more than 20,000 multi-family units, 3,000 units of senior active adult, and independent living lite housing, more than 5,000 student housing beds, and 2 million square feet of commercial and mixed-use space. United Group is based in Troy, NY and has approximately 300 employees across the country. Visit www.ugoc.com.