We would like to thank you for your interest in Homestead Management Services. We are confident that you will be impressed with the services we provide to the Associations we manage.
Louis J. Curtis, President graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Accounting from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York in 1977. He further advanced his education by graduating from Adelphi University, Garden City, New York in 1980 having achieved his Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Finance.
Currently, Lou has achieved three certifications with the Community Associations Institute (CAI).
CMCA – Certified Manager of Community Associations
AMS – Association Management Specialist
PCAM – Professional Community Association Manager
Lou is part of the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI). Lou Curtis is one of more than only 2,200 managers nationwide who have earned the highest level of professional recognition in the community association field. Lou is also a Certified Mediator.
Lou has a diverse business background working in many businesses from investments, manufacturing, service, education, printing and property management throughout his career. His experience is extensive from being a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) to General Manager to an Owner.
Lou has been and continues to be President at his own Condominium Association for the past seventeen (17) years where he resides and brings the knowledge and thought process of a Board member to all the communities we manage at Homestead Management Services. He is committed to providing the best customer service, property management, financial operation and strategic planning in the business.
Marilyn M. Curtis, Executive Vice President has over eighteen year’s extensive experience in property management. Marilyn holds her BS degree in Business Administration. She also has achieved her CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) and AMS (Association Management Specialist) certifications with the Community Association Institute (CAI).
Marilyn was also the President of her homeowners Association located in Montville, New Jersey for fifteen years and also was successful in forming a Coalition of Condominium Communities in Montville so that eight communities could work with the Township in negotiating successful Municipal Reimbursement contracts.
As an early retiree of AT&T, Marilyn held both operations and sales manager positions at three major locations in New Jersey Corporate Headquarters. Her experience in negotiations and supporting million dollar contracts throughout the country and providing educational training along with documentation to over three thousand employees has made her the professional she is today. Marilyn holds many educational certificates in strong leadership, communication, writing, team building and customer service skills. Building team relationships on all matters concerning operations is Marilyn’s commitment to all clients.
Denise Becker, Senior Vice President of Community Management comes to Homestead Management Services, Inc. with over 28 years of property management experience.
Spanning her career, Denise has been responsible for portfolio community management, property manager and board training, supervisor of property managers, client relations as well as new business development and marketing. Denise was part of the pilot group of managers who tested the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) exam and was given the honorary designation for her participation in 1996. In addition to the CMCA Denise holds the Association Management Specialist (AMS), and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designations.
Denise proudly served as President and Treasurer of the Board of CAI-NJ. She is an active volunteer and participant in the organization's events. Denise was the former chairperson of the Education Committee of the New Jersey Chapter of CAI. She also served as Board Liason for the Manager's Committee and Conference and Expo Committee.
Denise is a frequent contributor to Community Trends and Cooperator publications and has been a speaker for The Essentials of Volunteer Leadership for CAI-NJ and New Jersey Regional Counsel of Community Associations Institute as well as several seminars and CAI-NJ Conference and Expo programs. She is also serves as a mediator for the CAI-NJ Chapter Alternate Dispute Resolution Program.