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Hospitality Management Services Firm

A Boston based firm, active in the United States
of America, the Middle East and Europe.
Delivering hotel, resort and convention/conference
center debt and equity investors the highest returns
on their lodging investments.

Our experienced hospitality advisory and asset
management team is available to leverage their

knowledge to grow your investment returns.


services overview



Our lodging professionals, former hotel General Managers and Vice Presidents Operations provide clients with in-depth (operational) expertise. TRE helps clients identify and reduce risk, while maximizing the investment’s top & bottom line to outperform the competitive set.



When underwriting an investment in an existing or new-build asset, the TRE RoadMap™ quickly identifies upside potential and risk factors, candidly communicates operating issues, creates realistic opportunities to increase cash flow, and enhance net asset value.



Having created three (3) hotel brands, our team has the in-depth expertise to bring your investment to the next level via memorable branding. We have the ability to identify the right fit for your hotel, resort or convention/conference center.


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We assist with the acquisition and liquidation of lodging investments including sourcing, due diligence, project finance, negotiations until closing. Tailored to each specific transaction, our goal is to provide clients with targeted investments providing the highest ROI.q



Hotel owners, investors and operators need an extensive set of skills and experience to meet their KPI’s in an increasingly ​​competitive and rapidly changing market. Due to our partnerships with leading educational institutions, we bring together hospitality veterans and talented young minds to create innovative solutions for our client’s.










TRE creates and executes investment strategies that provide sustainable returns throughout the life cycle of your investment.

Working closely together with owners and operators, we aim to leverage our extensive skill set to stay ahead of the competitive set and meet the financial KPI’s. 

TRE provides the full circle services required for each lodging, convention/conference centre investor to source, execute and manage their investments. We are among a select group of firms that can offer a combination of transaction and advisory services, providing our clients with exclusive investment opportunities and operational insight to achieve the highest possible returns.


Thomas Engel


35+ years of industry experience

Industry leader Tom Engel leads TRE and is credited with creating/co-creating three (3) lodging brands. 

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Matthew Engel

Managing Director / Managing Partner

16+ years of industry experience

Matt brings years of diversified real estate underwriting and hotel asset management experience to TRE.

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Robert Hunter

Managing Partner

35+ years industry

Bob Hunter has had a distinguished career in providing senior leadership in marketing.

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Jim Flynn

Senior Managing Director

30+ years industry

Jim brings 30+ years hospitality expertise as a recognized expert in upper-upscale and luxury hotel operations, food and beverage.

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Gabriel Stein

Senior Financial Analyst

7+ years of industry experience

Gabriel is a Master of Hospitality Management, graduate from Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration.

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Amanda Abraham



Graduated Cum Laude from University of Alabama, College of Human Environmental Sciences, Tuscaloosa.

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1320 Centre St. Suite 304
Newton Center, MA 02459

Office: 617 451 1701
Mobile: 617 513 0966

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