Value Companies’ Team Leads the Way at 8th Annual NJAA Maintenance Mania Competition

Maintenance Mania 2016


CLIFTON, NJ  – Value Companies will once again be well represented in the National Championship Qualifying Rounds for the 2016 National Apartment Association Maintenance Mania competition thanks to another strong showing in the state-wide contest held by the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, N.J.

Leading the way for the Value Companies’ team was Craig Hintzen, maintenance professional at Arla Apartments in Nutley, N.J. who finished third overall and in the top three in three different categories, including a first place finish in the Icemaker competition. With his impressive performance and score, Mr. Hintzen advanced in the completion to represent the Clifton, N.J.-based company in the national qualifying program.

While Mr. Hintzen set the pace, Piotr Maj (4th Overall) of Value Companies’ 140 Mayhill in Saddle Brook and taking home top three finishes in three separate categories, with a first place performance in the Faucet competition.  Also showing strongly were Kamil Wrobel of Value’s Arlington Park (7th Overall) and Marco Amador of Sutton Hill apartments.

Held yearly in March, Maintenance Mania is a competition between over 85 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.

“We had four different maintenance personnel cited in the top three in various categories, an impressive performance for our team,” says Jack Linefsky, Vice President of Property Management for Value Companies.  “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.”

Value Companies boasts an impressive portfolio of approximately 3,188 multifamily apartments across fourteen 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 4-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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