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Karen Skoric presidentCantey Associates is pleased to announce that Karen Skoric, CPA has been appointed as CEO and President of Cantey Associates.  Karen, who will be succeeding Mark Cantey as President,  has been serving at Cantey Associates for over 25 years in the role as Vice President and Manager of the association industry practice segment for the Firm. Mark knows that the Firm is in extraordinary hands and handing over the reins to Karen will allow him to concentrate on other endeavors.

"Karen has a dedicated heart and she is excited to continue leading Cantey Associates into the next phase of Cantey Associates’ role as an accounting leader in the community association industry."

The Cantey Associates team is excited for Karen and her leadership skills and we welcome you to congratulate her as she continues to lead the Firm,  and partners with you,  as we work together to meet the needs of both our clients and the Associations we serve. 

Karen can be reached at:
Karen Skoric, CPA



Cantey Associates team at the CAI -IL Condo-HOA Conference & Expo

The Cantey Associates team enjoyed the warmth of the conference center while meeting with other condominium and homeowner professionals.  Great weekend of events!





Current Events

The latest news about Cantey Associates, where we're speaking next and more!


CAI Essentials-Board Development Workshop

Tuesday October 13, 2020

8:30 am-1 pm   Zoom Meeting

Register at CAI-WI, members are free!

Join Karen Skoric from Cantey Associates, Daniel Miske from Husch Blackwell, LLP and Carissa Pezewski from MPC Property Management to learn more about this important part of Association management.  Register at CAI-WI and join us via Zoom!



Be a part of Cantey's 2020 Vision at Booth 229!

IL Condo-HOA Conference & Expo- 38th Annual
Join us at Booth 229
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
February 21, 2020 
Exhibit Hall Open 12-6 pm, Events and education all day long

CAI-WI Education-Budgeting Basics and Financial Controls

Karen Skoric will be one of the presenters on this important subject.  Budgeting is one of the primary responsibilities of the Board of Directors and management companies.  This course will examine the importance of proper budgeting, financial statements and controls, legal requirements and the pitfalls to avoid. 

Date:  Wednesday June 12, 2019

Time:  9:00am-11:00 am

Location:  CAI-WI Chapter Offices

                  11801 W. Spring Drive, Suite 200

                  Milwaukee, WI 53225

Register at:  CAI-WI.org





CAI-Education-Advanced Financials I: Monthly & Yearly Financials

Karen Skoric will be co-teaching this course which is an advanced DCAL course to be taken after completing Understanding Financials Course. 

Date:  May 21, 2019
Time:  6:00-9:00 pm
Location:  CAI Chapter Office Schaumburg, IL 


Common Interest Community Association (CICA) and Illinois Condominium Property Act- Important Changes effective January 1, 2018


Come Join us at Booth 229!

IL Condo-HOA Conference & Expo

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Friday February 22, 2019-Saturday February 23, 2019

See you at Booth 229! 


Weather The Storm with CAI-WI

Annual Conference and Trade Show

Crowe Plaza Milwaukee Airport

Friday March 1, 2019

Come Join Us!


Safeguarding the Associations Assets:  Collection and Finances

Seminar to cover a Board's fiduciary duty and responsibility, the necessity of proper collection procedures, new financial reporting and budgeting standards.

Presented by:  Attorney, Julie Jacobson of Kovitz, Shifrin & Nesbit and Karen Skoric, CPA of Cantey Associates

Date:  Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time:  6:30-8 pm

Location:  NIU Naperville

                 1120 E. Diehl Rd.

                 Naperville, IL 60563

Register:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ksn-seminar-series-association-collections-accounting-tickets-36609254265



The Homeowners Forum

Ask an Industry Professional- Homeowner/Board Member Social Hour

Bring your questions and topics to be answered by the panel of Industry professionals!

Karen Skoric, CPA of Cantey Associates will be part of the professional panel available to answer your questions and discuss topics important to the Association Industry.  

Date:  Tuesday October 24, 2017

Time:  6:30-8:30 pm

Fee:  Free

Register Online:  http://www.cvent.com/events/ask-an-industry-professional-homeowner-board-member-social-hour/event-summary-4c998fdae3d04a8aa1e4b9e81fa815fa.aspx

Location:  Durbins Restaurant & Lounge

                 17265 Oak Park Ave.

                  Tinley Park, IL 60477



Professional Forum

Board Member and Owner Education

Join us for a question and answer forum!

Karen Skoric, CPA from Mark Cantey CPA will be available to answer your accounting questions, as well as, a panel of Association Industry Professionals from Banking, Legal and Property Management.

Date:  Tuesday October 3, 2017

Time:  8-10 am

Fee:  Free

Register Online:  www.cai-wi.org

Location:  Wisconsin Trade Center Building

                 Rothschild Conference Room

                 8401 Greenway Blvd.

                 Middleton, WI 

                 (Entrance in the back)


CAI- Wisconsin

Board Leadership Development Workshop-April 21st

Cantey Associates will discuss Fundamentals of Financial Management

Friday April 21, 2017, time 9 am-1 pm 

Husch Blackwell- Waukesha Office

20800 Swenson Drive, Suite 300

Waukesha, WI