Apartment Investment and Management Company Helps Communities Across the Country

National Community Service Day is May 19th

May 18, 2010, 12:31 ET from Aimco

DENVER, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hundreds of Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco) employees are volunteering time to address essential needs in their communities as part of Aimco's national Community Service Day tomorrow.

The range of Aimco Community Service Day projects includes working with special needs children in Greenville, South Carolina; building trails in partnership with the Parks and Recreation Department in Denver, Colorado; delivering food to the needy in Atlanta, Georgia; sorting donations at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Irvine, California; and volunteering for a beach clean-up in Salisbury, Massachusetts.  

The national community service days are hallmark events of the company's philanthropic program, Aimco Cares, which is in its sixth year.  Through Aimco Cares, each employee is given 10 paid hours annually to apply toward a volunteer activity.

"Aimco's national community service days reflect our company's commitment to corporate citizenship and our desire to make a positive difference in the communities where we live and work," said Terry Considine, Chairman and CEO of Aimco. "We take great pride that our team members are embracing the opportunity to partner with their local non-profit agencies to address critical needs in their own neighborhoods."

Aimco is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Denver, Colorado that owns and operates a geographically diversified portfolio of apartment communities. Aimco, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the largest owners and operators of apartment communities in the United States. Aimco owns or manages 858 properties, including more than 134,000 apartment units, and serves approximately 500,000 residents each year. Aimco's properties are located in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Aimco common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AIV and are included in the S&P 500.