Association Management Company – Northern Illinois

Association Management Your Community Needs

We believe that a well-managed homeowners association is the cornerstone of a happy community.

We provide HOA management services and professional community management in Northern Illinois. 

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happier residents

better communication

community success

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Frustrated with non-present, failure to communicate HOA community management company who takes your money and provides little planning and actual management? 

Board Member frustration growing from resident complaints? 

We believe you shouldn’t have to settle for inadequate management or travel the self-management path alone.

At The Pineapple Brand Company, we are committed to providing the highest level of service and support to our clients. Whether you are a small-scale development or a large complex, we have the expertise needed to manage your property. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how our partnership can make for a happier and efficient community.

There’s a Better Way to Manage Associations

Happier Residents

Growing frustration with a management company increased frustration with the Board of Directors. With an engaged management partner, your residents can reach their manager and receive resolution – always. Timely response is key!

Better Communication

In today’s fast pace world, your residents, board members, and vendors expect prompt responses to their inquiry – as they should! Long waits to resolve simple issues increases that frustration and community friction. We work to give residents and board members the tools they need to keep moving forward.

Community Success

When your board, residents, and vendors get the information they need with prompt responses and friendly service the community succeeds. Yes, it’s that simple.

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Erich Schwenk

Designated Association Manager

Erich Schwenk is the Designated Association Manager for the The Pineapple Brand Company. He has a passion for hospitality and created the company around high levels of customer service, communication, transparency, and above all – trust.

Erich is a Trustee for the Village of Mundelein, IL, where he chairs several committees and has served the community, now in his second term.

Before launching The Pineapple Brand Company, Erich served 20+ years as a Flight Attendant. He has a background in web development, digital communications, and project management. Bringing years of service, knowledge and these skills to property and association management, he aims to help you reach your goals of an association that works for the residents.

getting started is simple

1. Schedule Your Call

Use the link below to get some time on the calendar (it can fill up quickly). Let’s have an informal, no strings attached conversation to see where you, your board, and community are at today and where you’d like to go. 

2. Create a Plan

From our introductory call we’ll create a plan, short and long term, to meet your community’s needs. From onboarding, go live, to success – however it’s defined for your community.

3. Community Success

With management company pain points removed, positive vendor relationships, and easy to reach management with outstanding communication – your board and residents will be happier.

Services We Provide

  • Personalized Service – We work closely with our clients to develop customized property management plans that meet their specific needs. Our team takes the time to get to know our clients and their properties to ensure that we are providing the highest level of service.
  • Proactive Management – We believe in proactive management, which means that we anticipate and address potential issues before they become problems. Our team conducts regular property inspections and maintenance to ensure that the property is running smoothly.
  • Efficient Financial Management – We understand that managing finances can be challenging for HOAs. That’s why we provide our clients with efficient and transparent financial management solutions. Our team handles all financial aspects of the property, from collecting dues to paying bills.
  • Vendor Management – We have established relationships with trusted vendors and negotiate on behalf of our clients, requesting multiple bids to ensure that they receive the best service at the best price.
  • Professional Maintenance and Repair Services – Our team provides professional maintenance and repair services to ensure that the property is always in top condition. We work with trusted vendors to provide our clients with quality services at a reasonable cost.

Annual Budgeting w/ Board

Capital Improvement Budgeting

Reserve Study & Audit Coordination

Monthly Cash Flow Reporting

Transparent Financial Reporting

Checks & Balances for Expenses

Annual Reporting & Tax Documents

Dues & Assessment Collection

Dues & Assessment Reporting

Delinquent Dues Coordination

Adtl Revenue Billing - Shirts, Stickers, Etc.

Violations & Enforcement

Resident Online Portal

24-Hour Emergency Hotline

On-site Meetings

Preventative Maintenance Planning

Longterm Maintenance Planning

Landscape Contract Oversight

Maintenance Recommendations

RFP/RFQ Drafting

RFP/RFQ Response Review

Vendor Contract Preperations

Vendor Sourcing

Vendor Invoicing & Payment

Vendor Relationship Management

Ensure Fair Housing Compliance

Insurance Policy Oversight

Insurance Claim Management

Property Inspections & Reporting

Governance & Oversight

Board Training

Board & Assoc. Strategic Planning

Attorney Referral as Necessary

Communication Guidance

Committee & Community Involvement

Website Design & Maintenance

Annual Report Creation / Mailing

Areas We Serve

Specializing in Lake County, Northern Cook County, and Eastern McHenry County.







Round Lake

Round Lake Beach

Arlington Heights


Buffalo Grove

Fox Lake




Mt. Prospect