Serving Los Angeles County & the Nation
Since our first Reserve Studies in 1986, Los Angeles County is where Association Reserves has grown from a small local Reserve Study business to an industry leader of national and international prominence.
Our office serves as corporate headquarters for the Association Reserves family of regional offices, providing the world-class training, standards, tools, and software necessary to serve the Reserve Fund planning needs of Association-governed communities, condos and HOAs, throughout the United States and abroad.
It is our attention to detail, our uncompromising focus on the real needs of our clients, and our ability to deliver an easy-to-understand Reserve Study report on time that sets us apart from our competition. As we continue to build our reputation and expand our influence in the metropolitan Los Angeles area, we look forward to having you join our long list of satisfied clients!
Sean Kargari, RSPresident
Sean joined Association Reserves, Inc. in 2003 after graduating from Cal State Northridge. He has completed thousands of Reserve Studies for a wide range of property types including condominiums, luxury timeshare resorts, high-rises, schools, libraries, public municipalities and worship facilities.
For his expertise, he earned the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Reserve Specialist (RS) designation and has the distinction of being RS #115. His Reserve Study experience includes projects across the lower-48 States, as well as abroad, including Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Thailand, Macau, and Dubai.
CAI Educated Business Partner
Robert M. Nordlund, PE, RSCEO & Founder
A registered professional engineer, Robert has been involved in the Community Associations industry since 1982. Robert founded Association Reserves, Inc. in 1986 and has pioneered many widely used reserve funding concepts. For his expertise, he earned the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Reserve Specialist (RS) designation and has the distinction of being RS #5. Robert was involved in creating the 1998 National Reserve Study Standards and has greatly influenced the Reserve Study industry. He is a past Chairman of CAI’s Reserve Professionals Committee, past Chairman of the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts, and past President of the Community Association’s Institute (CAI) Greater Los Angeles Chapter. Robert regularly writes on the topic of Reserve Studies and is a frequent speaker in industry-sponsored seminars and presentations throughout the United States. He is often called to serve as an expert witness in litigation involving reserve issues.
CAI Educated Business Partner
Carol SerranoOffice and Client Relations Manager
Carol Serrano has been a pillar of the Association Reserves family since 1994. Prior to that time, she worked for a major Southern California developer. As our Office Manager, Carol’s demonstrates the efficiency, organizational skills, and attention to detail necessary to keep our far-flung operation running smoothly. Carol graduated from California State University, Northridge, and lives in Simi Valley with her two boys.
Christian Colunga, RSSenior Project Manager
Christian joined Association Reserves in 2008 after graduating from California Lutheran University where he completed a BS in International Business. Christian has traveled extensively for business both domestically and internationally, including site inspection trips to England, France, and Spain. He has a background in the Investment Banking and Insurance industries and is a Community Associations Institute (CAI) credentialed Reserve Specialist (RS #208). As a Project Manager, Christian demonstrates the ability to think critically and communicate effectively in order to provide clients with accurate and clear solutions.
Johannes Koerm, RSSenior Project Manager
A Chicago, IL native, Johannes began working for Association Reserves in 2011 after obtaining a degree in Business Management from California Lutheran University. He came to Association Reserves with a strong background in residential and commercial real estate, specializing in multi-family investment properties and vacation homes. That experience, along with his passion for customer service, has translated well into providing thorough insight into the needs and interests of his Association clients.
Aaron Dowler, RSProject Manager
Aaron joined the Association Reserves team in 2013 after graduating from Pepperdine University. His experience includes extensive work in mortgage field services including property preservation and rehabilitation as well as in entertainment as a production assistant and musician. Aaron takes to heart the importance of developing strong relationships with Association clients in order to provide each of them with excellent customer service and Reserve Studies that are easy to understand.
Una HartProject Coordinator
Una joined Association Reserves Inc. in 2017, working for both the corporate office and the Los Angeles office. Previously, Una worked as a technical writer for Walt Disney Imagineering as well as other theme park companies and vendors. Una brings a comprehensive understanding of electro-mechanical systems, construction and renovation as well as a commitment to research and attention to detail. A longtime resident of Thousand Oaks, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering with a wolf rescue non-profit and exploring the many wine regions of California.