CAI-NE hosts Annual Chapter Dinner & Awards Banquet

April 07, 2017 - Owners Developers & Managers

Burlington, MA On March 24 the CAI New England Chapter hosted its annual chapter dinner and awards banquet. Attended by hundreds of condominium association board members and professional managers as well as industry business partners from the chapter states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, the banquet recognized the contributions of more than a dozen award recipients.

Bob Keegan, 2017 CAI-NE chapter president co-presented the following awards with 2016 chapter president Wes Blair to award recipients:

• Landscape/Building Beautification: Place Lane Condominium Association, Woburn, MA.

• Creative Solutions: Walden Woods Condominium Association, Milford, MA.

• Community of the Year: Malden Place Condominium, Malden, MA.

Association Volunteer of the Year: Jean Peterson, Hunter’s Run West Condominium Association, Haverhill, MA.

Community Association Manager of the Year: Laura Cardoos, Regatta Riverview Condominium, Cambridge, MA.

CAI Business Partner of the Year: Charles Perkins, Jr., Esq., CCAL, Perkins & Anctil, P.C.

Management Company of the Year: Mercantile Property Management, Corp., AAMC

CAI-NE Recruiter of the Year: Richard Brooks, Esq., Marcus, Errico, Emmer & Brooks, P.C.

CAI-NE Volunteer of the Year: Gary Daddario, Esq., CCAL, Winer & Bennett, LLP

Excellence in Government & Public Affairs:

• Wesley Blair, III Brookline Bank;

• Laura Cardoos, Barkan Management Company, Inc.;

• Stephen Marcus, Esq., CCAL, Marcus, Errico, Emmer & Brooks, P.C.;

• Ellen Shapiro, Esq., Goodman, Shapiro & Lombardi, LLC; and

• Scott Wolf, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, Brigs, LLC, AAMC.

• Outstanding Service Award: Awarded Posthumously: Thomas  Ducharme, CMCA, AMS, PCAM.

CAI Distinguished Service Award: V. Douglas Errico, CCAL

For more information about the CAINE awards or 2017 award recipients contact the chapter office at 781-237-9020 or

Community Associations Institute (CAI) is a national nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization founded in 1973 to foster competent, responsive community associations through research, training and education. CAI is dedicated to building better communities, and with more than 34,000 members, CAI works in partnership with 60 chapters, including the New England chapter with offices in Wellesley, Mass., to identify and meet the evolving needs of the professionals and volunteers who serve associations. By being a trusted forum for the collaborative exchange of knowledge and information, and by helping our members learn, achieve and excel, the institute inspires professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship—ideals reflected in associations that are preferred places to call home.


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