Mr. Tagliente is an independent entrepreneur who has achieved success in a variety of endeavors. Joe is a partner and CEO of The Lenrock Management Group, LP; a real estate investment advisory firm, and the Managing Partner of Tage Capital Partners; a private real estate investment trust.
Prior to co-founding Lenrock, Joe was the president and CEO of the Tage Corporation, one of New England’s leading hospitality companies. Under Mr. Tagliente’s leadership, Tage grew from a small fast food restaurant operator founded by Joe’s father (Joseph P. Tagliente) into a multi-faceted hospitality development and management corporation with operations in fast food, full service restaurants, hotels, and hospitality construction and development.
In 1989, Mr. Tagliente conceived, designed and developed the first of his company’s hotels; The Tage Inn in Milford, Massachusetts co-founding this venture with Joe Sr. The Tage Inn was an immediate success and grew to a portfolio of 4 hotels.
In 2000, Mr. Tagliente launched a calculated strategy for maximizing immediate cash returns, optimizing capital gains, and structuring long-term rental income for Tage shareholders, by divesting the Tage operating companies and consolidating all of the company’s real estate assets into a series of connected limited liability corporations which now form the private real estate investment trust; Tage Capital Partners (TCP).
Mr. Tagliente is a graduate of Cornell University and holds an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Babson College. He is also a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization).
Joe is an advisor to MAIDBOT; a startup that is building robots to clean hotel rooms and Row Republic, LLC a luxury rowing fitness studio, and Kitchen Brains a restaurant technology firm.
Specialties: Franchising. Commercial real estate development, management, acquisition, leasing and finance. Hospitality. Restaurants. Private Equity. Start-ups.