Value Maintenance Mania 2018CLIFTON, NJ –  Value Companies’ Craig Hintzen turned in yet another impressive performance during the New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) 10th 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 3rd Place Overall in the National Championship Qualifying program.  Mr. Hintzen’s impressive showing makes him a top finisher in the overall competition for several years running.

He was joined by Value Companies’ Edwin Olivero (7th Overall) of Sutton Hill Apartments and Junior Garcia-Tavares (10th Overall) of Saddle Brook Apartments as top 10 finishers for the National Championship.  Value Companies’ personnel also performed well in individual contests with Andrzej Sienko of Crestview Apartments taking home a top 3 finish in the events Race Car 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.

“This will be Craig fifth time representing New Jersey and the Northeast at the National Maintenance Mania competition, a testament to his dedication to resident service and desire to expand his knowledge and technique by keeping up with the latest maintenance methods,” 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 3,226 multifamily apartments across fifteen communities in New Jersey 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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