Our

Mission Statement

Our mission is to make a positive difference in people's lives by

  • Providing quality, affordable apartment living
  • Managing convenient, well-maintained residential communities
  • Offering a caring, involved team of associates
  • Delivering the long-standing Zaremba family standards of excellence

About Us

The Zaremba Management Company (ZMC) was formed in 1987 by Timothy Zaremba primarily to manage real estate properties owned or partially owned by the Zaremba Family in Cleveland, Ohio. Today ZMC manages nearly 7,000 apartment units, 250,000 square feet of office space and continues to grow with the addition of fee managed communities.


Valerie Zaremba, President. Valerie worked alongside Tim Zaremba for over 45 years. Together, they were involved in the construction, development and management of numerous residential housing, office, apartment, and retail projects. Valerie also headed up Z-Suites, Zaremba’s corporate housing program and has been the interior designer on many of ZMC’s renovation and redecorating projects.


Christopher Monaco, Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Chris joining ZMC in April 2018, he was with DDR Corp., most recently as its Vice President of Property Operations. Chris also served as the Senior Vice President of Real Estate Operations for RMS Investment Corporation, a private division of what is now Forest City Realty Trust. Chris is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the management company, utilizing his strong management track record and nearly thirty years of overall real estate industry experience.


Christine Yee, Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining ZMC in 1997, Christine worked as a Certified Public Accountant for a regional public accounting firm primarily serving real estate and not-for-profit clients. She is responsible for the management of the accounting department including cash management, financing and tax planning. Christine earned her MBA from the University of Akron.


Jennifer Leinweber Ritz, Vice President. Jennifer has been with ZMC since 1988. She is responsible for the daily operations, marketing and leasing efforts at the managed communities and the due diligence and transitioning of new properties into our portfolio. Jennifer has had numerous roles within the company from site level management to Director of Marketing to VP. She holds a degree from Eastern Kentucky University.


Tim Craft, Vice President. Tim joined the family business in 2008. He is responsible for overseeing major capital improvements, following up on the day to day maintenance of our assets, contract negotiations and providing support to our management and maintenance teams. Additionally, he assists in the acquisition of new properties.


Robert Fyffe, Vice President. Robert joined ZMC in April 2018 with over 30 years of property management, asset management and development experience. Over the years, he has served in the position of Leasing Consultant, Property Manager, Regional Manager, Director of Operations and most recently, Vice President of Siara Management. Robert earned his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and is a licensed Ohio Real Estate Broker.


The Zaremba Team: You’ll find our corporate office staff and the many site managers, maintenance, leasing and other personnel are dedicated to your needs. They have team spirit that is unsurpassed. Our people are the difference. You’ll feel and see the difference when you visit: a friendly, can-do attitude, buildings and grounds that make the neighbors jealous and a staff ready to serve you. We recognize their importance and value every day and you will too.