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John J. Carona

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Director

As the founder of Associa, John's primary focus at Associa lies in the area of business development and growth. A Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®), he also holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) designation and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Texas.

John’s experience includes all aspects of residential real estate, from development and construction of single-family homes, to the leasing, management and maintenance of multi-family communities. Under his direction and leadership, Associa has endured enormous industry changes throughout its history and is today recognized as the industry leader.

In addition to his professional career, John served three terms as a member of the Texas House of Representatives and six terms as a member of the Texas State Senate. He is a former President Pro Tempore of the Texas Senate and recipient of over 400 public service awards, including repeated recognition as a Top 10 Legislator and numerous Legislator of the Year citations. He has also served the community as a bank director and as the personal advisor for the real estate departments of several area financial institutions.

John is married, the father of five children and the grandfather of seven. He enjoys traveling with his family, ranching and hunting, and is an avid collector of art and antiquities.

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