Value Companies Tops the Leader Board at 7th Annual NJAA Maintenance Mania Competition

2015 Maintenance Mania - Value Team

The 2015 Value Companies Team

CLIFTON, NJ, – Value Companies’ Craig Hintzen set the pace during the New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) 7th annual Maintenance Mania® competition recently held in the Collins Area at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ.

Mr. Hintzen of Arla Apartments in Nutley, N.J. took home top 3 finishes in five categories, including 2nd Place Overall in the National Championship Qualifying program.  He was joined by Piotr Maj (4th Overall) of 140 Mayhill and Ten Sampson in Saddle Brook, N.J. and Edwin Olivero (7th Overall) of Sutton Hill Apartments as top 10 finishers for the National Championship.

The maintenance team of Clifton, NJ-based Value Companies’ also performed well in individual contests, highlighted by Antoni Golab of Foxhall Apartments in Passaic, N.J. who took home 1st Place in the Fire Safety category.

Held yearly in March, Maintenance Mania is a competition between maintenance professionals from some of the most well-known national apartment owners and managers in various skill-based table games centered on common maintenance activities.

“Our maintenance team takes great pride in the ability to repair physical equipment issues and provide upkeep at our New Jersey apartment communities in a professional and timely manner,” says Jack Linefsky, Vice President of Property Management for Value Companies, which received the 2014 Management Company of the Year Award from the NJAA.

“Each year we have many team members perform extremely well during this competition — a true testament to their dedication to resident service and desire to expand their knowledge and technique by keeping up with the latest maintenance methods.  We’re extremely proud of how all our entrants represented Value Companies.”

Value Companies boasts an impressive portfolio of approximately 3,226 multifamily apartments across fifteen communities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

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

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.

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