Hotel Management Team

Terence McCarthy – President

Mr. McCarthy is the founder and general partner of TJM Properties, Inc., its subsidiaries and properties. With more than thirty-five years’ experience in real estate investment and development, he has been involved with the elder care industry since 1984. His diverse and exceptional portfolio includes the successful acquisition and redevelopment of hotels, apartments, offices, and retirement communities across the eastern United States.

An athletic scholar in basketball at the University of North Florida, Mr. McCarthy received his associate’s degree in arts then transferred to the University of Central Florida, from where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration.

DALE SCHOOLEY – Director of Acquisitions

With more than 30 years of experience leading and operating successful business agendas, Mr. Schooley has a successful real estate and financial background that enables him to conduct the analysis and investigation of acquisition opportunities presented to TJM Properties. Along with acquisitions, he lends his support to the organization in the marketing and sales departments.

Schooley has earned a bachelor’s of science from the University of Maryland. He is also a former golf club champion at both Countryside Country Club and Belleair Country Club , and is a funded life member in support of the arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida.

A. Cem Erenler – Vice President of Operations and Development

Mr. Erenler is a key member of our hotel operations. He brings extensive experience in the hotel industry. He started and was trained at the Four Season Hotel in New York City and worked in all aspects of the business. He also worked at the Ian Schrager Hotel Organization helping run the Hudson Hotel, Paramount Hotel, and the Regent Wall Street Hotel. Later he ran his own hotel consulting business and co-founded/managing partner of Pera Restaurants in New York City. Mr. Erenler came to TJM to run the Claridge and now runs our four hotel properties in the Northeast.

Mr. Erenler received his degree at EGE University in Turkey and has been working on his MBA at St. Peters University.

Matthew McCarthy – Director of Operations, Acquisitions

A recent graduate of Florida States School of Hospitality and Management, Matt provides TJM with extensive knowledge of the industry as well as years of experience having worked in all aspects of many different hotel operations. Matt is a certified Florida Realtor, and is actively involved in all TJM Transactions and acquisitions.