Accredited Management Organization (AMO)

The IREM® AMO® is celebrating more than 75 years of distinction

The AMO sets the standard in property management firm excellence

IREM introduced the AMO (Accredited Management Organization) accreditation for property management firms in 1945, setting an uncommon standard for firm conduct and client service that is still unmatched today. Take the first step

Benefits of an AMO

  • Ability to use the prestigious AMO mark and acronym on corporate promotions, websites, employee signatures and more
  • Member pricing for all employees on IREM courses
  • Listing in the exclusive IREM AMO Directory
  • And so much more!

Who should apply?

  • Property management and full-service real estate firms looking to raise their profile with prospective clients and develop top talent
  • Firms with an IREM CPM® in an executive management position
  • Real estate management firms in the U.S. or abroad, currently engaged in real estate management and in business for at least three years
  • Real estate management firms who have not filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the federal Bankruptcy Code, unless discharged of its debts

The process: Three Steps to the AMO

Learn more about earning the AMO for your firm, we’ll guide you step-by-step through the process.

Identify an executive CPM

1. Identify

Overview: Identify a CPM in an executive management position in your firm to complete the AMO certification course.
Time: 1-2 weeks

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Qualify for Accredited Management Organization

2. Qualify

Overview: Submit the AMO Application for IREM review to verify that your firm meets the specific financial, operational, insurance, and client service standards required.
Time: 3-5 hours

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Certify for Accredited Management Organization

3. Certify

Overview: Become accredited, get officially recognized, and acquire the right to use the AMO accreditation in business activities, and start utilizing the benefits of being an AMO.
Time: 1-2 months

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*All steps are generalized. Application fee is $750. See step details for complete information. Application fee is non-refundable.

Current AMO? Use your AMO login to access AMO resources and pay dues. Email to make changes to your AMO profile and office information.

Looking to reinstate your AMO? Learn the requirements for reactivating your accreditation.

Exclusive accreditation.
Lasting integrity.

The AMO is the nation’s original and most exclusive accreditation for property management firms; the first AMO firms date back to 1945. Today, over 500 elite firms can call themselves an AMO.

Your simple checklist to becoming an AMO

The AMO Checklist will show you the path to earning your firm’s AMO, and serve as a handy guide that’ll keep you on track along the way.

Looking to certify an executive at your firm?

The IREM CPM® (Certified Property Manager) is the leading property manager certification in the industry, and an executive at your firm must hold it to qualify for AMO accreditation. Don’t have a CPM who can fill this role?

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