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Michael P. Mullen, CPA, PLLCPremium Member

Contact: Michael Mullen
Location: 5912 West 35th, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 952-928-3011
Fax: 952-925-0757
E-mail: mike@cpamullen.com
Website: www.cpamullen.com
Associations Served in the Last 5 Years: 1,200
Year Established: 1994
Number of Employees: 12

Community Associations look to a specialist who understands the unique and complex financial accounting and tax issues facing them today.  Your home is an investment, and the strength of your Association’s financial condition affects its marketability.

Our CPA firm is the leader in the industry with over 1,200 Minnesota Association clients, housing more than 100,000 units. We have the qualifications and expertise that are essential in providing you with the following professional services:

  • Audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements
  • Income tax return preparation
  • Monthly accounting and bookkeeping services
  • Consultation regarding compliance with the statutorily imposed Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) – including recent major amendments
  • Consultation for accounting, income tax, reserve fund plans, rental programs and special assessment implementation
  • Budget planning and preparation 
  • Internal control evaluation to recommend and implement procedures which further safeguard association assets and maximize operational efficiency
  • Professional representation at membership and board meetings
  • Educational training seminars for board members, owners and managers

Services Provided:
Accountant/CPAs
Consulting
Training/Board Development

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Sara Lassila, CPA, Inc.Premium Member

Contact: Sara Lassila
Location: PO Box 202, Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: 952-474-1631
E-mail: info@saralassila.com
Website: www.saralassila.com

My firm is known for solving client problems associated with accounting assurance (audit and review), financial reeporting, taxes and tax planning, and educating and assisting you to keep compliant with unique financial reports and tax rules and regulations. Clients include individuals, businesses (yes, Homeowners Associations are businesses - for both tax and financial reporting), nonprofit organizations, and contractors. Our client relationships are about "more than just the numbers."

Services Provided:
Accountant/CPAs
Banking & Finance Services
Training/Board Development

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Gassen Companies

Contact: Kirk Gassen
Location: 6438 City West Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 952-922-5575
Fax: 952-922-2004
E-mail: kgassen@gassen.com
Website: www.gassen.com
Associations Served in the Last 5 Years: 300
Year Established: 1986
Number of Employees: 50

Gassen Company a family-owned, Minnesota-based company, has been exceeding expectations since 1986. We have the information and resources you need to effectively handle the unique Minnesota issues facing your association. Since 1986, Gassen Management has perfected the management of Minnesota-based HOAs. We have dealt with the most challenging and complex situations on behalf of our clients and are equipped to partner with your association to enhance the value of your most valuable asset, your home.

Gassen Company will work with you to develop an effective management plan based on your needs, expectations and our management expertise. Association management requires direct supervision by experienced professionals who inspect your property frequently, respond promptly to requests, resolve problems quickly and protect the value of your property.

We take your investment in our company very seriously. We demonstrate excellence by caring more and providing more than others may think is wise. "We want you to remember that Gassen Company did what they said they would do."

Gassen Company, Inc. is a licensed Real Estate Broker

Services Provided:
Accountant/CPAs
Consulting
General Contractors
Reserve Analysis
Training/Board Development

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Hellmuth & Johnson

Contact: Nancy Polomis
Location: 8050 West 78th Street, Edina, MN 55439
Phone: 952-941-4005 x105
Fax: 952-941-2337
E-mail: npolomis@hjlawfirm.com
Website: www.hjlawfirm.com
Associations Served in the Last 5 Years: 200-300
Number of Employees: 90

Our attorneys’ involvement extends from development and formation of community associations to ongoing representation. In addition to working with associations directly, we also represent property managers, service providers, builders and developers of condominiums, townhomes (Planned Unit Developments or Planned Communities), single-family communities and cooperative associations. In a sector where surprises can be costly and overlooked details can come back to haunt you, our attorneys provide the peace of mind that comes from being on solid legal ground. Our legal services include:

  • Drafting of Declarations, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Association Rules and Regulations, and Occupancy Agreements, as well as amending those documents
  • Cooperative Housing: Assist with member selection, rule enforcement, termination of membership and corporate governance issues
  • Construction defect and warranty claims and lawsuits
  • Collection of association assessments
  • Enforcement of covenants, restrictions, and rules
  • Annual meeting assistance and corporate record maintenance
  • Initial drafting and amendment of Declarations, Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and Association Rules and Regulations

Services Provided:
Attorneys
Collections
Training/Board Development

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Irrigation By Design

Contact: Rachael Hoeschen
Location: 175 James Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone: 763-559-7771
E-mail: info@irrigationbydesign.com
Website: www.irrigationbydesign.com
Associations Served in the Last 5 Years: 70
Year Established: 1991
Number of Employees: 50

Irrigation by Design offers landscape, snow removal and irrigation partnerships with Master Planned Developments, Townhome communities, Condominium and Apartment buildings, Retail and Corporate Campuses. Our expertise is spread across the Twin Cities Metro area and our dedication to quality and communication has set us apart from the competition within the irrigation & landscape industry. If you are searching for a qualified irrigation partner to help maintain your irrigation system, make improvements or to help you reduce your water consumption. Our qualified irrigation technicians and water conservation team are here to help you reach your irrigation goals. If you are looking for a stewardship approach to your lawn, snow and irrigation needs. Our team works with your community to offer planning and management of your outdoor resources.

Services Provided:
Exterior Maintenance
Landscaping/Lawn Care/Snow Removal
Training/Board Development

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Roeder Smith Jadin, PLLC

Contact: Anthony Smith
Location: 7900 Xerxes Avenue South Suite 2020, Bloomington MN 55437
Phone: 952-388-0289
E-mail: asmith@rsjlawfirm.com
Website: www.rsjlawfirm.com

Roeder Smith Jadin proudly provides comprehensive legal services to residential and commercial community associations and property management companies. We regularly provide legal services and advice to clients on a wide range of community and condominium association law, including:

  • Drafting and amending community association governing documents, including Declarations, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations
  • Enforcement of community association governing documents
  • Legal opinions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of association governing documents
  • Collection of association fees and assessments
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Dispute resolution with association members
  • Dispute resolution with vendors and other third parties
We also regularly represent community associations in litigation when necessary, including:
  • Insurance disputes
  • Construction defect lawsuits
  • MCIOA warranty claims
  • Contract disputes
As a boutique law firm, we have created an environment that allows us to provide high-quality legal services to our clients at a reasonable rate with a level of personal attention that larger law firms cannot match.

Services Provided:
Attorneys
Collections
Training/Board Development

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