Associa Carolinas Opens its Doors in Charlotte

December 09, 2014

Associa,  North America’s largest residential management firm, is proud to  announce the launch of its newest branch office: Associa Carolinas.  Taking the helm as the president and CEO is John Pizetoski with Melissa  Merritt-Darden serving as vice president.

“Charlotte is a fast  growing market and we wanted an office right here in the heart of the  city dedicated to serving local residents with unsurpassed service and  lifestyle management,” says Associa Senior Vice President of Operations  Chris Harrison. “It’s important to deal with our customers face-to-face  and John and Melissa are seasoned veterans with the leadership skills  necessary to hit the ground running.”

Pizetoski brings with him  more than 13 years of experience as a community management company  president, three of which were served with Associa’s Houston Community  Management Services.  He also has 20 years of experience as an executive  with a major insurance carrier and has attained his PCAM®, AMS®, and  CMCA® designations from Community Association Institute (CAI).

Merritt-Darden  has also received her PCAM®, AMS®, and CMCA® designations and has  worked in the industry for almost seven years as an assistant manager,  portfolio manager, transition & education manager, and as a director  of client relations. In addition to serving as vice president,  Merritt-Darden will also represent Associa Carolinas as a member of the  CAI-NC Piedmont Regional Council.

Associa Carolinas is located at:
5600 77 Center Drive, Suite 325
Charlotte, NC  28217

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or

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