Andrew Abramson, President and CEO
Andrew Abramson, President and CEO of the Clifton, N.J.-based Value Companies, Inc., is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s operations throughout its development, investment and management divisions. This includes the appointment and retention of division managers and controllers who direct the day-to-day operations of the developer’s regional territories. Mr. Abramson also supervises and develops annual business plans for each of Value’s residential offerings.
Prior to his 33-year tenure with Value Companies, Mr. Abramson was a Construction Manager with the Namil Corporation in Delray Beach, Florida and an Assistant Construction Supervisor with the Hedy Heights Construction Company also located in Clifton, N.J. Mr. Abramson is a licensed real estate broker in the states of New Jersey and New York and a certified building contractor in the state of Florida. He is a member of several prominent professional organizations including, Institute of Real Estate Marketing (MIRM), New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA), New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA), the Cornell University Real Estate Council, as well as a member of the Board of Directors and the Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee of Valley National Bancorp, a NYSE listed company.
Additionally, Mr. Abramson is the co-founder and treasurer of the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., (CBCF), a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. Mr. Abramson holds a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from Cornell University.
Michael Hashimoto, CPA / Vice President of Accounting
Michael Hashimoto joined Value Companies, Inc. in May 2006 from Sax Macy Fromm & Co. where he served as a certified public accountant for ten years, most recently in the capacity of Senior Accounting Manager on the Value Companies engagement. As a member of the real estate niche, Mr. Hashimoto has had exposure to many unique transactions including cost segregation and like-kind exchanges.
His knowledge and insight into the financial and tax aspects of the organization made the transition from public accounting to private enterprise seamless. His current responsibilities include financial oversight of Value’s properties under management, as well as the properties under construction. Mr. Hashimoto earned his Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting from Hofstra University.
Jack Linefsky, CAM, CAPS, Vice President of Property Management
A seasoned real estate executive with more than 25 years of industry experience, Jack Linefsky, Vice President of Property Management for Value Companies, Inc. has directed the residential management operations since 2006. Mr. Linefsky is charged with overseeing all aspects of operations for the company’s portfolio of more than 3,200 apartments in 16 communities throughout New Jersey and New York. Prior to joining Value Companies, Mr. Linefsky served as Regional Property Manager for Home Properties where he was instrumental in the renovation, repositioning and management of numerous apartment communities.
Mr. Linefsky currently serves as President of the New Jersey Apartment Association. He earned the Certified Apartment Manager and Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor designations from The National Apartment Association and is a licensed Broker/Salesperson in New Jersey and Salesperson in New York. Mr. Linefsky holds a Bachelors of Science in Business/Economics from The State University of New York at Oneonta.
Jerry Campbell, Vice President of Construction
Jerry Campbell is Vice President of Construction for Value Companies, Inc. Mr. Campbell is a seasoned veteran who has spent his entire four-decade career involved in the real estate industry. As VP of Construction, his responsibilities include directing the overall development program of Value’s new construction projects ensuring the quality, schedule, financial and budget expectations are in accordance with state and local codes and the quality standards of Value Companies.
Mr. Campbell is a 30-year member of the Value Companies’ team, originally serving as Construction Manager where he managed, supervised and coordinated each component of the construction process on various projects, overseeing numerous employees, staff members and company divisions.
Previously, Mr. Campbell was the owner and general contractor at C&N Construction Inc., a framing and remodeling company.
Yris Lindsay, Director of Business Management
A 15-year member of the Value Companies, Inc. team, the responsibilities of Yris Lindsay cover a wide gamut of the firm’s operations.
Ms. Lindsay works closely as administrator for the Construction department – provides support with construction budgets; assists with research, evaluation and approval of materials for construction; schedules contractors, township inspectors and utility companies during construction; performs onsite inspections of new construction, and provides customer care to homeowners during construction, closing and 1-year warranty period, among other duties. She is also responsible for providing assistance to the President and VP Construction with day-to-day operations and general office management.