Sterling Properties Celebrated NJAA Garden State Awards with Win for “Management Company of the Year”


LIVINGSTON, N.J. – Sterling Properties, one of the leading developer, owner and manager of apartment communities in New Jersey, was crowned with the prestigious “Management Company of the Year Award” during the 2016 New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) Annual Garden State Awards.

Given by a panel of real estate industry experts from New Jersey and beyond, the celebrated achievement distinguishes the Livingston-based company as one of the state’s most exceptional residential apartment management companies.  Sterling Properties was officially named as the Management Company of the Year “Market Rate Under 2,000 Units.”  The award was one of several take home by the development company during the NJAA gala event held on November 10th at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, N.J.

“The Management Company of the Year award is one of the most meaningful industry accolades and we’re honored to be recognized by our professional colleagues and peers,” said Nick Hollenbeck, Sterling Properties Director of Sales and Marketing.   “This award is a direct tribute to the exceptional staff of property managers, leasing agents, maintenance personnel who are dedicated to providing a high level of resident service and professionalism at every rental community throughout our portfolio.”

In addition to the esteemed Management Company of the Year award, Sterling Properties was recognized for “Excellence in Property Management” at The Crossings at Ewing, Bellclair at Montclair, Riverbend Florham Park, MillPond at Franklin Lakes and Columbia Court at Springfield.

“Our goal is to provide superb management and a care-free rental lifestyle experience for our residents on a day-to-day basis,” adds Wendy Qualy, Sterling’s Director of Property Management.  “Our entire staff takes a strong sense of pride in our communities and service and these awards are a culmination of their hard work.”

For the past 25 years, Sterling Properties has stood as a widely recognized multi-faceted development organization with a wide range of upscale real estate including residential, office and commercial communities throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut.  Led by Principals Steven W. Katz and Wayne Zuckerman, the Sterling Properties name has become synonymous with introducing notable residential communities in sought-after neighborhood settings stretching from Orange County, N.Y. to the suburbs of Philadelphia.

Now, perhaps more than any other time in its history, the Sterling Properties team is poised to transform the landscape of New Jersey apartment development with multiple rental offerings recently debuted and in the works throughout the state.

“We’re preparing to introduce several hundred apartments in Bergen County” Mr. Hollenbeck points out.  “In southern New Jersey, we just launched the leasing program at The Woods, an active adult rental project in East Windsor, and have started construction on 152 luxury rentals at Evan’s Mill in Cherry Hill.  We’re also beginning initial work on SOMA, a new apartment building located steps from downtown Somerville and the NJ Transit Somerville Train Station in central New Jersey.  As well as an additional phase at Rivergate Bordentown and Southgate Middletown.”

For additional information on Sterling Properties, please call 973-535-1888 or visit

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