Meet Our TFE Properties Team

Carey Tajfel

Carey Tajfel

President

Carey joined the company in 1991 after graduating from Yeshiva University. With the support of the corporate executive team, Carey oversees all company operations and management, and spearheads construction, renovations, and the development of new projects.

Deena Mann

Deena Mann

Operations Director

Deena has a degree in Food Service Management, and joined the company in 2002 as Assistant Manager of the Accounting Department. She has experience in Human Resources, Financial Management and Information Technology. Deena now oversees the Operations team in matters related to TFE Properties' financing, IT infrastructure, new acquisitions and property management.

Carrie Jones

Carrie Jones

Operations Manager

Carrie has been with the company since 2005. She started in the Accounting Department, bringing more than 15 years’ experience in office management and bookkeeping. A few years later she joined the Operations team where her diverse responsibilities now include project management for our development and construction projects as well as property management and lease administration for our commercial and office properties.

Francine Tajfel

Francine E. Tajfel

General Counsel

Francine graduated from Cornell University in 1991 and earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1994. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, commercial leasing, and the preparation of governing documents for the sale of real estate developments. She has served as an adjunct professor at Rutgers University, and was selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars Edition 2008 and 2009. She joined the company in 2012.

Scott Tajfel

Scott Tajfel

Regional Property Manager

Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University. He developed his knowledge of commercial and residential real estate management through several internships, and joined the company full-time in 2019. Scott handles the day-to-day operations of our multi-family and self-storage holdings and also assists the Corporate team with various aspects of new projects under development.

Eleonora Yutkovich

Eleonora Yutkovich

Accounting Department Manager

Eleonora joined the company in 1993 and has over 30 years of professional accounting experience. She has managed the diverse responsibilities of our Accounting Department starting from our first development project, all the way through to our current portfolio. In addition to her accounting responsibilities, Eleonora oversees all aspects of human resources, benefit administration and IRS compliance.

Will Capell

Will Capell

Accounting Department Assistant Manager

Will holds a B.S.B.A. in Accounting and is a member of The Institute of Internal Auditors. Will joined TFE Properties in 2012 with over 10 years of non-profit housing experience in both the public and private sectors, including serving on The Lawrence Township Board of Affordable Housing. In addition to his accounting responsibilities, Will assists our corporate team in various roles with a focus on financial analysis, internal and external audits and lease administration.

Jared Flancbaum

Jared Flancbaum

Director of Construction and Property Maintenance

Jared has been involved in construction, property management, and real estate since 2002. He has worked in every field of construction from hand digging trenches to managing multi-million dollar projects. Jared has been with TFE Properties since early 2015. He oversees the daily operations of our commercial and retail properties, and ensures a certain level of workmanship that keeps our properties elevated above the competition.

Amanda Calabrese

Amanda Calabrese

Operations Administrator

Amanda started with company in 2015 as Sales Coordinator, and was offered the opportunity to join our corporate team as Operations Administrator in 2019. She holds a B.A. from Muhlenberg College. Amanda is a primary point person between our corporate staff and our commercial tenants, helps manage contracts and licenses, and supports our operations team with acquisitions, construction, ordering, and budget management.

Julia Coppock

Julia Coppock

Marketing Director

Julia has a B.S. from Columbia University, and she joined the company in 2004. She oversees marketing, including branding, advertising, and reputation management. The marketing team designs and executes sales and promotional collateral, purchases advertising and measures ROI, and develops and optimizes the online presence of the products within the TFE Properties portfolio.

Rachel Tajfel

Rachel Tajfel

Operations Project Manager

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Rutgers University, College of Arts and Sciences. She has developed her knowledge of real estate management through several internships with law firms and joined the company full-time in 2019. Rachel handles day-to-day operations of our commercial properties as well as property management and lease administration for our commercial and office properties.