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FirstService to Present at William Blair & Company's Global Services Growth Stock Conference

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

FirstService to Present at William Blair & Company's Global Services Growth Stock Conference06:45 EST Tuesday, December 06, 2011TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FirstService Corporation (Nasdaq:FSRV) (TSX:FSV) (TSX:FSV.PR.U) ("FirstService") today announced that Jay S. Hennick, Founder & CEO and John B. Friedrichsen, CFO, are scheduled to present at William Blair & Company's Global Services Growth Stock Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday December 7, 2011 at 9:20am (MT), (11:20am ET). A copy of the slides used during the presentation will be available on the Company's website at www.firstservice.com under the tab "Investors".ABOUT FIRSTSERVICE FirstService Corporation is a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, providing a variety of services in commercial real estate, residential property management and property services. As one of the largest property managers in the world, FirstService manages more than 2.3 billion square feet of residential and commercial properties through its three industry-leading service platforms: Colliers International, the third largest global player in commercial real estate services; FirstService Residential Management, the largest manager of residential communities in North America; and Property Services, including Field Asset Services, one of America's largest providers of property preservation and distressed asset management and FS Brands, one of North America's largest providers of property services through franchise networks. FirstService generates over US$2.2 billion in annual revenues and over 20,000 employees worldwide. More information about FirstService is available at www.firstservice.com.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Certain statements included in this release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of FirstService, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the following: general economic and business conditions, which will, among other things, impact demand for the FirstService's services, service industry conditions and capacity; the ability of FirstService to implement its business strategy, including FirstService's ability to acquire suitable acquisition candidates on acceptable terms and successfully integrate newly acquired businesses with its existing businesses; changes in or the failure to comply with government regulations (especially safety and environmental laws and regulations); and other factors which are described in FirstService's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian regulatory authorities.CONTACT: Jay S. Hennick Founder & CEO (416) 960-9500 John B. Friedrichsen Senior Vice President & CFO (416) 960-9500