FirstService Residential to Manage NJ Properties for Alfred Sanzari

The portfolio includes 535 units in Bergen and Middlesex counties and is nearly 100 percent occupied. This is the first time Alfred Sanzari has partnered with a third-party manager.
The Ivanhoe Day Exterior
The Ivanhoe Day Exterior

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises has tapped FirstService Residential to provide leasing, maintenance and property management services for its portfolio, which includes 535 high-rise and garden-style units apartments in Bergen and Middlesex counties, N.J. It is the first time that Alfred Sanzari has partnered with a third-party manager for its multifamily properties.

The portfolio includes The Ivanhoe in Hackensack, one of the first apartment buildings built in the City’s “Hill” section in the 1970s; Greenway Village in Metuchen, a 49-unit community; and Nottingham Manor, a garden apartment community in Montvale. Other the Alfred Sanzari rental properties in New Jersey are Willow Gardens in Teaneck, Queen Anne and Prospect/Passaic in Hackensack, and Riverside Terrace in Bogota.

FirstService Residential, a major apartment property management firm in North America, is part of Toronto-based FirstService Corp., which also includes FirstService Brands, a major provider of property services. Altogether, FirstService has about 19,000 employees

Alfred Sanzari Plans to Expand

The entire portfolio is nearly 100 percent occupied, according to Alfred Sanzari COO Ryan Sanzari. “As our company continues to expand, using resources of a third-party firm will allow us to enhance the quality of our apartment portfolio,” he said.

The organization continues to expand and diversify its commercial and residential property portfolio through both development and acquisitions. The FirstService Residential team heading the New Jersey property assignment includes Danielle Calcagno, director of rental management, and Adam Holand, general manager.