Value Companies’ Team Leads the Way at 6th Annual NJAA Maintenance Mania Competition

Maintenance Mania 2014CLIFTON, NJ – Multi-family maintenance professionals from the Value Companies, Inc. once again scored incredibly well during the New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) 6th annual Maintenance Mania® competition recently held in the Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ.

Pitted against competitors from some of the most well-known national apartment owners and managers, the maintenance team of Clifton, N.J.-based company placed in the top three in eight of the ten categories at the event — a competition between maintenance industry professionals in various skill-based table games based on common maintenance activities.

Piotr Maj of Value Companies’ 140 Mayhill led the way placing third overall in the National Championship Qualifying program. Mr. Maj was joined by Edwin Olivero (4th Overall) and Marco Amardor (8th Overall) of Sutton Hill Apartments and Craig Hintzen (5th Overall) as top 10 finishers for the National Championship.

Value Companies’ personnel also performed well in individual contests with Mr. Maj taking home 1st Place in Water/Heater and Kamil Wrobel of Dorchester Manor recording a 1st place finish in Faucet.

“We had seven different maintenance personal cited in the top three in various categories,” says Jack Linefsky, Vice President of Property Management for Value Companies, which boasts an impressive portfolio of approximately 3,600 multifamily apartments and for-sale communities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

“We’re extremely proud of how all our entrants represented Value Companies.  It’s clear they take pride in their work; they are dedicated to ensuring our apartment complexes are operated professionally and efficiently, and are committed to our goal to provide the highest level of customer service to our residents.”

About Value Companies

Value Companies, founded in 1952, is a leading real estate development, investment and management company.  Across its development division, Value Companies has embarked in new apartment developments and investments in strategic suburban and urban locations throughout the country.  Value’s development success is directly tied to its steadfast commitment and expertise in multifamily housing, and its ability to introduce new housing products that address consumer and community needs.

Value’s residential properties are built and managed by a highly-skilled, in-house management team of more than 80 industry professionals which oversee all aspects of Value’s communities, including construction, leasing, maintenance, property management and administration.  Value’s third-party management business, Value Asset Management (VAM), provides full-service management capabilities and customized asset solutions to a growing list of third-party real estate investment and property owner clients.  Value Companies also received numerous industry awards for its various properties as well as being a 3-time recipient of the New Jersey Apartment Association Management Company of the Year award.

For more information, please contact Andrew Abramson, President and CEO of Value Companies, at its corporate headquarters at 973-473-2800 or visit

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