Press Release | 11/30/2016

FirstService Residential Awarded Management for Wolf Ranch

November 30, 2016 [Austin, Tex.]FirstService Residential, the leading property and homeowners association (HOA) management company in Texas, was recently selected to provide management services for Wolf Ranch, a Hillwood Live Smart SM community. Hillwood Communities, a Perot company that specializes in creating master-planned developments, is proud to announce that Wolf Ranch is the fourth Live Smart community to have launched in the last three years.

Located in the charming city of Georgetown, Wolf Ranch is a 755-acre master-planned community that will offer residents robust amenities including a signature Barefoot Park, complete with open fields designed to preserve trees and provide an ideal venue for gatherings. The community will also feature smaller neighborhood pocket parks and a resort-style pool and amenity center overlooking the San Gabriel River.

“This community will be an amazing place to live and we are thrilled to have been selected to provide community management services,” commented Bonnie Carlisle, president of FirstService Residential in Austin. “Our local team is experienced in providing exceptional service and solutions that enhance the property and lifestyle of every resident in the communities we manage.” 

Carlisle also mentioned that well-executed lifestyle programming can make a difference in a community. She stated, “We recognize the importance of creating opportunities for residents to come together, which is why we are so pleased to be able to provide a dedicated lifestyle director for Wolf Ranch to help foster connections and create engagement in the community.”

Wolf Ranch will be home to 1,600 single-family homes, 900 multi-family units, neighborhood retail and 140 acres of green space with parks and trails. Hillwood Communities selected FirstService Residential as the community manager based on its operational expertise and excellent reputation for customer service in the marketplace. “Our team continues to value FirstService Residential’s attention to detail and their hands-on approach to finding solutions for challenges of every kind,” commented Duke Kerrigan, general manager of Wolf Ranch.

FirstService Residential currently manages more than 110 associations throughout the Austin area. Wolf Ranch is a welcome addition to the FirstService Residential portfolio, expanding the number of master-planned communities the company manages across central Texas.

About FirstService Residential

FirstService Residential is recognized as the leading and most experienced full-service community association management firm in Texas. For over 25 years, FirstService Residential has continued to provide best-in-class association management solutions and genuinely helpful service to its over 900 properties and communities throughout Texas.

FirstService Residential is North America’s largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada.  FirstService Residential’s managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.
With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.  FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit

About Hillwood

Hillwood, a Perot company, is a premier commercial and residential real estate developer, investor and advisor of properties throughout North America and Europe. With a diverse portfolio of properties and home to many of the world’s leading companies, Hillwood is committed to bringing long-term value to our customers, partners and the communities we serve.

Through its Communities division, Hillwood has delivered more than 28,000 single-family lots in 80 master-planned communities. From single-family homes to high-end luxury vacation residences, Hillwood’s residential communities embrace the company’s Live Smart principles, creating a sense of community while integrating technology, healthy living, environmental stewardship and education. For more information, please visit