Selective PMA membership benefits include:

• Personal and Professional Development

• Practical Education

• Outstanding Seminars

• Timely Meetings

• Unlimited Networking

• Legal and Regulatory Updates

• Paths to Advance Careers

A Mission for the Industry

PMA's mission is to provide members a significant return on their investment of time and resources, exchange knowledge and offer practical education programming for the property management industry.

Practical Education and Career Advancement

Few organizations compare to PMA. The skills learned through committee participation are career-advancing. The practical education opportunities are unique. From meetings and trade shows to roundtable discussions on issues of immediate and practical concern, no other organization can match PMA.

Great Meetings and Programs

PMA offers outstanding programs presented by industry and business leaders. PMA’s Annual CEO Address has featured Southern Management’s David Hillman, Bozzutto Group’s Tom Bozzuto, Akridge’s Chip Ackridge and Edgewood’s CEO A. Scott Jones, among many others.

Business leaders that PMA has featured include luminaries such as Washington Post CEO Donald Graham, and Choice Hotels CEO Steward Bainum, Jr.

PMA members have learned the secrets of customer service from The Ritz Carlton, Disney and The Greenbriar Resort.

PMA meetings are educational, entertaining and fun. Click here to view our meeting schedule and find programs that suit your needs.

Hands-on Seminars

Full-day and half-day seminars, pre-meeting seminars and hot-topic roundtable discussions provide the industry with an in-depth look at current issues, from rent collection to business writing. Many seminars are accredited by local real estate commissions. Click here to find the latest PMA seminar that can help make your job easier.

Top Publications

PMA’s monthly BULLETIN is the membership’s favorite property management publication, offering a broad mix of articles addressing precedent-setting legal decisions, industry trends, association news and human resource practices. Click here for the latest issue.

PMA’s Up to the Minute is issued every other week and features the latest PMA programs, networking and educational opportunities and industry updates. If you don’t receive Up to the Minute, click here to subscribe and keep your fingers on the pulse of what is happening in your industry and your association – PMA.

Dues That More Than Pay for Themselves

PMA membership offers group discounts for overnight delivery, dental insurance and vision insurance. The savings more than pay for the cost of dues and participation at every PMA function.

Click here for information on PMA’s dental & vision insurance programs.

Click here for information on PMA’s discounts from UPS.

Network with the Best

PMA numbers nearly 1,800 national capital area property managers responsible for an estimated 750,000 residential units and in excess of 120 million square feet of commercial, retail and industrial space.


Every fall, PMA brings some 2,000 property managers, facility managers, owners and others to PMEXPO. With nearly 250 displays of products and services, hard-hitting seminars and practical demonstrations, it’s easy to understand why PMA’s trade show attracts a who’s who of management professionals from throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

Innovative Leadership Training

PMA committee service is a stepping stone to career advancement. Serving on committees provides leadership skills necessary to climb the corporate ladder and demonstrate to owners, corporate executives and others that you possess the qualifications and experience to accept increased levels of responsibility.