Value Companies Score High at 10th Annual NJAA Maintenance Mania Competition

Maintenance ManiaValue 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 event’s 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’s 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