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 now oversees the Operations team in matters including TFE Properties' new acquisitions and property management.

Carrie Jones

Carrie Jones

Operations Manager

Carrie celebrated her 10-year anniversary with the company in 2015. She has a background in office management and bookkeeping, which helped her hone her sharp eye for detail. At TFE Properties, Carrie started in the Accounting Department and then joined the Operations team. Her current role includes supervision of insurance and franchise matters, new acquisitions, construction, and property management.

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 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 commercial projects under development.

Amanda Calabrese

Amanda Calabrese

Operations Administrator

Amanda joined the company in 2015. She holds a B.A. in Theater 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.

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.

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 BSBA 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.