Jonathan Louis, CMCA, AMS, LSM, PCAM
Chairman& Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Louis is charged with business development, mergers and acquisitions, overall coordination, and operational harmony for Association Specialty Group (“ASG”) and its member divisions; ensuring the achievement of ASG’s client goals and objectives. ASG offers complementing products and services, but with a single-minded culture of – People First and Servant Leadership.
The combination of experiences and talents has now taken the business of Management to the next level of quality, resident care, technology, effectiveness, and offerings throughout Florida. ASG jointly manages a portfolio of over 21,000 single family homes, townhomes, and condominiums in over 100 communities. ASG’s Principals and Executives are seasoned veterans with world class experience.
In January of 2002, Mr. Louis was hired by COSCAN Homes Florida to manage the Waterways Community Association, Inc. (“Waterways”) including The Point of Aventura (the “Point”) totaling 3,443 luxury condominiums, Townhomes, marina slips, shopping plaza, and one of the top spas in South Florida. In conjunction with the requirements of the developer controlled board of directors, Mr. Louis developed the Financial & Reserve Plans and established the Standard Operating Procedures for both communities, as well as the upscale Resident Club & Spa. Mr. Louis incorporated and continued management of this project for a total of five (5) years. In October of 2009, Mr. Louis and Mr. Levin partnered and formed American Management Group, AAMC. ®American Management Group is the majority partner of Association Specialty Group, AAMC®.
Prior to moving to South Florida in early 2002, Mr. Louis was President & CEO of PHM, a Martha’s Vineyard based Hotel, Resort and Condominium Hotel Management Company, and also MAPS marketing spanning (13) years. PHM’s specialty was the operation, establishment, renovation and/or turn-around of 4-Diamond Hotels/Resorts, condo-hotels, and upscale community associations from Kennebunkport, Maine down to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. PHM’s marketing division, MAPS marketing, boasted a client listing of over fifty top businesses and hotels, including several Chambers of Commerce. As the Managing Agent for First Winthrop Corporation’s Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket properties. He was responsible for the operation and $13 million dollar historical renovation of two (2) internationally featured and acclaimed boutique resorts – The Harbor View Resort & Conference Center, and the Kelley House; as well as the management of over 51% of Nantucket’s total Real Estate. Included in the portfolio of properties managed by PHM was; the Island Country Club Condominium Trust d/b/a Island Inn, a condo-hotel adjacent to and part of the PGA Championship Golf Course – Farm Neck – President Clinton’s and now President Obama’s favorite golf retreat; the sprawling ocean-front Shawmut Inn (vacation ownership resort) in Kennebunkport with an Olympic sized saltwater swimming pool located on the beach, and world-renowned restaurant favored by President George Bush & First Lady Barbara Bush and home to all the Republican Fundraisers for Olympia Snow and others.
For fourteen (14) years prior to forming PHM, Mr. Louis held property positions with Hyatt International, Hyatt Corporation of America, and ITT Sheraton worldwide. For several years after leaving the Sheraton Corporation, he took over as Vice President of Operations for the Hospitality Group with ten (10) hotels, four (4) restaurants, and three (3) nightclubs.
- Better Business Bureau – S Florida & Caribbean – Co-Chairman – Board of Director, Current
- Community Association Institute/NBC CAM – Member, Committee onInternational CAI CEO Conferences
- Martha’s Vineyard Rotary Club – Charter Member & Past President
- Martha’s Vineyard Board of Trade – Past President
- University of Denver, Colorado – B.S.B.A.
- Daniels College Deans Society & Distinguished Series Lecturer