Homeowner Association Specialists

De Camara Management, is a professional management firm specializing in common interest development management. Our goal is to improve maintenance and service, enhancing the value of the property, while reducing the association’s expenses.

In 1994 Al formed the Association Management Division at Kendall Potter and Mann. Kendall & Potter was established 26 years ago as a real estate sales and management. This long time experience has created very efficient, organized, and effective management services for our clients. It is this efficiency that allows us to provide homeowner associations with the conservative yet aggressive management necessary to meet the financial, administrative, and legislative demands of common interest developments like yours. In 2000, Kendall Potter and Mann, Association Management Division became De Camara Management.

Al De Camara, President of De Camara Management Inc., has been a professional manager since 1993 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of a large association for 20 years. As such, he has been involved in every aspect of community management including homeowner relations, conflict resolution, construction deficiency resolution, budget preparation, CC&R revision, major maintenance projects, asset investment, and insurance.

In 1996, Al was awarded the designation of Certified Community Association Manager by the California Association of Community Managers. In order to be certified, he had to successfully complete an intensive educational curriculum that included instruction on community association law, financial management, operations, communications, and ethics. In addition, a standard of practical experience in the community association management industry had to be achieved prior to certification.

Al has resided in Santa Cruz County since 1962. He graduated from Good Shepherd, Aptos High, and Cabrillo College/Business Major. Al is past chairman of the South Bay Council of the Executive Council of Homeowners, Past Chairman of the Santa Cruz County American Red Cross and Past President of the Rotary Club of Capitola-Aptos .Al resides in Aptos, with his wife Sherri and sons Alfred John (A.J.) and Matthew Gregory. Al continues to serve Rotary, The American Red Cross, Aptos Little League and Habitat for Humanity.