Achievements & Designations
These achievements and designations can be received through Community Associations Institute. If you would like further information, please contact them at:

Mailing address:
6402 Arlington Blvd., Suite 500
Falls Church, VA 22042

Phone:   (703) 970-9220
                (M-F, 9-6:30 ET)

Toll-Free: (888) 224-4321
                  (M-F, 9-6:30 ET)

Fax: (703) 970-9558
Web site address:

AAMC - Accreditted Association Management Company
An Accredited Association Managment Company has achieved a specialized level of commitment and expertise throughout its staff.  This commitment helps ensure your association runs smoothly.  Through advanced education and training, staff members of an AAMC have the knowledge, experience, and integrity to provide the best possible service to your association

AMS - Association Management Specialist
An AMS designee has gained an understanding of all aspects of community association management by fulfilling the requirements of this designation.  The AMS designation is the second highest level of recognition awarded by CAI to community managers.

CMCA - Certified Manager of Community Associations
The CMCA certification recognizes professionals who have demonstrated the fundamental knowledge needed to manage community associations.

PCAM - Professional Community Association Manager
The PCAM designation is the highest level of recognition awarded by CAI.  By hiring a PCAM designee, you can be confident that your community manager understands their obligation to your community and is dedicated to their profession.