Accredited Association Management Company
AAMC – Community Associations Institute (CAI)
The AAMC accreditation demonstrates a company’s commitment to providing the unique and diverse services community associations need. An Accredited Association Management Company ensures that its staff has the skills, experience, and integrity to help communities succeed.
The requirements of the AAMC are: at least 50% of the company’s managers must hold designations or certifications; the senior manager must hold a PCAM designation; and the company must have a minimum of three years experience providing community association management services.
An Accredited Association Management Company commits to upholding the highest ethical standards and is required to meet CAI’s financial management and reporting standards.
Professional Community Association Manager
PCAM – Community Associations Institute (CAI)
The pinnacle of community association management. The PCAM designation is the highest professional recognition available nationwide to managers who specialize in community association management. To obtain this designation, a manager must earn both a CMCA certification and AMS designation, pass all of CAI’s 200-level PMDP courses and have at least five years of community management experience.
Association Management Specialist
AMS – Community Associations Institute (CAI)
The second level in CAI’s career development track for community association managers. The AMS designation demonstrates a higher level of commitment to your career and the community association industry. To obtain this designation, a manager must earn a CMCA certification and have at least two years of professional management experience.
Certified Manager of Community Associations
CMCA – Community Associations Institute (CAI)
The first step in gaining the fundamental knowledge needed to manage any type of community association. The CMCA program provides standards for association management and gives homeowners and boards confidence in their manager’s knowledge and ability to provide professional service.