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Toni Antonetti
PR Chicago (agency)

Bryce Bowman
People 1st Advisors


People 1st Advisors (P1A) Acquires Florida Market Leader Countryside Property Maintenance

Partnering with Facility Services industry veteran Brian Carney to continue to drive rapid growth


CHICAGO, IL, June 1, 2024 –- People 1st Advisors (P1A) has acquired Countryside Property Maintenance, a Florida-based, market-leading street sweeping and facility services company.  

Countryside selected P1A from a carefully curated roster of top-tier private equity firms and industry partners. The strategic move aims to expand the company’s footprint and enhance service offerings across Florida. With locations in four major regions – Hernando/Tampa Bay, Orlando, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale, Countryside Property Maintenance is well-positioned to deliver superior management solutions.

The primary focus will remain on providing comprehensive street sweeping services to a wide range of major customers, ensuring parking lots and properties across various industries are kept clean and well-maintained. In addition, the company offers day porter services to support property managers in maintaining the pristine condition of their facilities.

Industry veteran Brian Carney will continue to lead the company as president. “As a long-time industry veteran, I chose P1A because of their impressive track record in rapidly growing service-oriented businesses,” he said. “Their commitment to investing in our systems, street sweepers and expanding our services and geographical reach within Florida aligns perfectly with our goals. I am thrilled to lead this high-quality business and excited about the future growth opportunities. I am happy for our staff, employees, customers and the strengthened partnership across Florida.”

“We are excited about this opportunity to bring integrated facility services to Florida,” says Bryce Bowman, P1A Founder. “This acquisition is a testament to the long list of satisfied customers Countryside has served and we are committed to maintaining the high-quality service they expect. We look forward to expanding our partnership and are confident that with renewed investment, strategic planning and digital capabilities, we will achieve exciting growth. We are happy for Brian and the team and anticipate a prosperous future together.”


About Countryside Property Management

Countryside Property Maintenance is a leading provider of facility management services in Florida. With a strong emphasis on street sweeping and day porter services, the company ensures clean and well-maintained environments for various industries. With locations in Hernando/Tampa Bay, Orlando, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale, Countryside Property Maintenance is dedicated to delivering excellence and expanding its reach across the state. For more information, visit


About People 1st Advisors

Founded in 2017, People 1st Advisors (P1A) is a Chicago-based, veteran-owned private investment firm that deploys its own capital into a growing portfolio of people-centric small and middle-market businesses across the U.S.  The company has achieved outsized financial returns for investors by extracting hidden value and unleashing it through experienced, authentic leadership. Find out more at

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