The Long Island Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI) was recognized as having the largest Chapter growth in the country, an impressive 19% in 2010, at their Annual Conference and Exposition at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida.
The Long Island Chapter’s past President, Peter Dumelle, Vice President of Business & Professional Banking at M & T Bank, was very optimistic for the Chapter’s potential as he stated, "We keep on trying to expand the role of CAI on Long Island, and continue to grow the Chapter".
President Elect Frank Socci, Jr., Principal of NAI Long Island accepted the award on behalf of the Chapter.
Commack, NY- (September 18, 2014) – Two Smithtown attorneys, Laura M. Endres and Edward M. Taylor, will be delivering a seminar on Collecting Condominium and Homeowners Association Fees at the 8th Annual Trade Show of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) – Long Island Chapter, to be held at 9 a.m. at the Huntington Hilton, Melville, NY on October 11, 2014.
Both Ms. Endres and Mr. Taylor, partners in the law firm of Taylor, Eldridge & Endres, P.C., lecture frequently on real estate law issues. Mr. Taylor is a founder and former President of the CAI-Long Island Chapter.
Commack, NY- (October 5, 2010)- Eric Alexander, Executive Director of Vision Long Island, will be the keynote speaker at this year's CAI EXPO 2010 to be held October 23, 2010. Alexander will discuss the role that condominiums, co-ops and homeowners associations will play in the Smart Growth of the Long Island region, as well as how those communities will themselves be affected by Smart Growth.
Condominiums, cooperative apartments and homeowner associations are becoming more prevalent on Long Island as density increases, open space becomes scarce, and the population - and in particular the young and senior populations - look fr alternative housing options.
Commack, NY- (October 1, 2010)- Condominiums and homeowners associations throughout Long Island must now obtain FHA approval before purchasers of homes within those communities can be eligible for federally-backed mortgages. Such mortgages are becoming increasingly prevalent in today's real estate market and the FHA requirements are detailed, stringent and complicated.
Melville, New York. (January 2011)- Nancy Scoca, ACoM®, a Senior Property Manager at NAI Long Island, was honored as the Property Manager of the Year by the Long Island Chapter of CAI at the organization’s annual Trade Show and Educational Program.
Nancy has been a property manager for seventeen years which has included time spent with Douglas Elliman and Insignia. For the past seven years Nancy has been with NAI Long Island where she manages both residential communities and commercial properties, most notably The Lakes at East Setauket, a 314 home condo/HOA and the Huntington Square Mall. Nancy’s dedication to property management revolves around her ability to listen to her clients’ requirements, needs and her ability to deliver prompt and timely service. Her
professional approach to property management is simple: service, service and more service.
Commack, NY- (August 20, 2014) – The Eighth Annual CAI-Long Island Trade Show will be held October 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Hilton Long Island, 598 Broadhollow Road (Route 110), Melville, NY. Breakfast, lunch and raffles are all included at this event which is free for all board members of condominiums, co-ops and homeowners associations on Long Island.
Seminars will cover timely topics and valuable information such as Mold Remediation, Swimming Pool Do’s and Don’ts and Association Security. Other seminars will include timeless topics such as Arrears and Collections, Insurance Issues, and expert presentations in the areas of law, banking and property management.
Commack, NY- (February 2, 2015) – The Long Island Chapter of the Community Associations Institute invites community homeowners from Condos, Co-ops and HOAs to attend an educational Insurance Seminar on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The seminar is hosted and sponsored by Belfor Property Restoration and will be held at 60 Raynor Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NY.
The topic "Insurance – How Communities Protect Themselves" will be presented by Andrew Nigri of GFI Insurance Brokerage, Inc., James D. Sutton, CPCU, AAI, CIC, President of James F. Sutton Agency, Ltd. and Christopher W. Duffy, CIC of Millennium Alliance Group, LLC.
Commack, NY- (February 2, 2015) – The Long Island Chapter of the Community Associations Institute invites vendor members to attend a breakfast meeting to discuss how the Chapter can better serve business needs. The breakfast will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8:30 am and hosted and sponsored by Christopher W. Duffy, CIC of Millennium Alliance Group, LLC, 6851 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 215, Syosset, NY.
Peter Dumelle of Bank United will be a guest speaker and breakfast will be served. In the event of another snowstorm, the breakfast meeting will be rescheduled for February 26, 2015.
Alexandria, VA. (August 2010)- The Foundation for Community Association Research has awarded a collection of reference publications on managing condominiums, cooperative and homeowner associations to the Center Moriches Free Public Library, located in Center Moriches, New York, through its Adopt-A-Library program. The collection, valued at more than $1,200, was made possible by a donation from Claudia Tracey, CMCA, Realtor, CFR, and President-Elect of CAI's Long Island Chapter.
"CAI's Adopt-A-Library program provides much needed information on every aspect of a community association's role as a business, a government and a community," said David Jennings, Executive Director of the Foundation for Community Association Research.