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Terrance Jacobs, CEO, CEA Certified Appraiser (USPAP 2022)

Terrance Jacobs | CEA Certified Appraiser | Asset Appraisals

Terrance took on the role of CEO over twenty years ago when he purchased the company from his father Norman. Following in his footsteps, Terrance Jacobs brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table with his extensive knowledge of machinery and equipment spanning many industries. Terrance and his team have traveled throughout Canada, the USA, Mexico and South America working on challenging projects and assignments that others in his industry would pass on.

Terrance's leadership skills and strategic vision have been instrumental in driving the growth and success of TCL. He is passionate about providing top-notch customer service and ensuring that all projects are handled with the utmost care and attention to detail. Terrance's commitment to excellence is evident in the company's culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

As a Certified Appraiser, Terrance plays a pivotal role in ensuring that TCL's valuation services exceed industry standards. In fact, he currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers where he works with the other directors to help sculpt the industry and make it better.

Terrance consistently strives to be as involved as he can, to ensure that the work he contributes to his industry is always of the highest quality. That is why he is also involved in other industry leading associations such as the Industrial Auctioneers Association and the Machinery Dealers National Association where he currently is active as a board member. These associations provide input and direction governing the standards of professional practice and ethical conduct of the auction and appraisal profession.

From remote mine sites in the Canadian North to automotive facilities in Mexico, Terrence regularly travels all across the globe, providing his knowledge, insight and guidance to a huge spectrum of industries.

With Terrance at the helm, TCL is well-positioned to continue its growth and success in the industrial machinery industry. His dedication to people and his commitment to excellence make him a truly invaluable asset to the TCL team, and to all the clients who are fortunate enough to do business with him.

* (CEA) Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser/Board Member - Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers
* (USPAP) Accreditation - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
* (IAA) Past President/Board Member - Industrial Auctioneers Association
* (MDNA) Board Member - Machinery Dealers National Association
* (TMA) Member - Turnaround Management Association
* (OAA) Member - Ontario Auctioneers Association
* (AAA) Member - Auctioneers' Association of Alberta (Alberta Auctions 101 & 201)
* (ASA) Candidate Member - American Society of Appraisers
* (ALUMNUS) Master's Degree - Urban Planning (MUP), State University of New York

* Occupational Health & Safety Certifications:

Click here to go to Terrance Jacobs Linkedin page.

Norman Jacobs, COB (USPAP 2010)

Auctions & Liquidations | Advisory Services | Negotiations | Asset Appraisals

Norman founded TCL (Trans-Canada Liquidations Ltd.) in 1958. As TCL’s commander in chief for over 40 years, Norman developed TCL into one of Canada's premier asset management firms. 

Norman is extremely well known throughout the business community and banking sector. His experience, which spans over 60 years, as an auctioneer and negotiator and his depth of knowledge of our industry remain an invaluable resource to the company. Norman co-founded and is the current Chairman of the Machinery Dealers National Association – Canadian Chapter.

Norman also directs TCLs various philanthropic activities. Norman continues to ensure that TCL practices good corporate citizenship and is a positive contributor to our community.

At 94 years young, Norman is still deeply involved with company, mentoring and guiding our team members, old and new!

* (MDNA) Chairman/Member - Machinery Dealers National Association - Canadian Chapter.
* (USPAP)  Accreditation - Personal Property Appraisal Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

Andrea Green, CFO, Vice President of Real Estate

Andrea Green | Auctions & Liquidations | Advisory Services

As TCL's CFO, Andrea personally oversees all financial aspects of day-to-day operations, special projects, and business development. With Andrea's expertise in matters such as monitoring expenses, managing tax collection and submissions, and implementing project cost analyses, our clients rest assured knowing that they will always receive reliable, accurate, and precise accounting for their most valued assets. Andrea also handles collection of all sales proceeds and the preparation of the final reconciliations for our clients.

Andrea is responsible for TCL's Real Estate Division, Real Estate Auctions Limited (REAL). She manages the process of all of our Real Estate Auctions, including residential & industrial, and oversees all commercial leasing activity.

Whether the property is distressed, the turnaround time is critical, or you're just looking for an alternative way to sell your home, Andrea offers an innovative approach and more profitable options to our real property clientele. Andrea's inspired approach and experience in dealing with clients ensures that every property is handled with expertise and care. With her fluency in both French and English and involvement in the development of new projects in the Quebec region, Andrea has been a key part for the growth and expansion of our real estate division.

Thanks to Andrea's dedication to the success of every project, we have a proven track record in selling commercial and industrial Real Estate by Auction, and she is now continuing to expand her focus to the residential market. With Andrea on our team, you can trust that your real estate matters are in the hands of a highly intelligent and capable mind.

With Andrea leading the way, TCL Asset Group continues to be a leader in the real estate auction industry, offering our clients the best possible service and maximizing their returns on investment. Her innovative approach and attention to detail make her an invaluable member of the TCL team.

Peter Keeley, CEA Certified Appraiser (USPAP 2022)

Peter Keeley | CEA Certified Appraiser | Asset Appraisals

Peter brings a wealth of expertise to his roles as our official Project Supervisor and Certified Appraiser. With his certification from the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers and his accreditation in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practise, Peter provides objective valuation services to our industrial, commercial, and financial clients. His in-depth knowledge of equipment and machinery appraisal practices ensures that our clients receive accurate and reliable valuations.

As a Project Supervisor, Peter is responsible for overseeing our auction, liquidation, and decommissioning projects. He travels throughout the year to manage and coordinate human resources, OHS compliance, administrative, security, and logistical requirements for each project. Peter works closely with our clients, customers, and multiple service providers to ensure that each project is a success.

Peter's diverse background and dedication to the success of every project make him one of our most valued assets. His ability to balance the technical aspects of appraisals with the operational demands of project management sets him apart. With Peter on your team, you can trust that your project will be handled with the utmost care, attention to detail, and expertise.

Peter's diverse background and dedication to the success of every one of our projects makes him one of our most valued assets!

* (CEA) Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser/Senior Member - Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers (AMEA)
* (USPAP) Accreditation - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (The Appraisal Foundation)
* (MDNA) Member - Machinery Dealers National Association
* (ALUMNUS) Diploma - Business/Marketing, Algonquin College School of Business

* Occupational Health & Safety Certifications:

Click here to go to Peter Keeley's Linkedin page.

Josie Alulio, Director of Marketing, Project Administrative Manager

Josie Alulio | Auctions & Liquidations |  Asset Audits

Josie Alulio is the Director of Marketing, responsible for managing all advertising and marketing communcations for the auction and liquidation projects of our company. Her job entails conducting market research, identifying target markets, developing strategic marketing and communication plans, purchasing, implementing, managing and monitoring integrated web-based and traditional advertising campaigns.

Josie is highly experienced in her field and has developed close and effective working relationships with key advertising professionals to prioritize ad placement and streamline costs. She is also responsible for meeting marketing objectives and optimizing the marketing budgets for her clients.

As the Project Administrative Manager, Josie plays a crucial role in the development and execution of project proposals. She is responsible for projecting costs, developing budgets, timelines, and goals for all of the company's sales projects.

Prior to joining the TCL team in 2011, Josie spent 15 years working at a Commercial Bank as a Business Account Manager. Her experience working within the financial sector has proven crucial when advising buyers at Auction Sales and with the collection of funds.

Josie's commitment to each project she undertakes shows in the success of the company's projects. With her expertise in marketing, project management, and financial services, Josie is an asset to her team and an invaluable resource for her clients.

* (Alumna) Degree -  B.A./Economics, York University. 

Devra Ranieri, Senior Site Administrator, CPPAG Certified Appraiser

Derek Ghartey | AM/CPPA Certified Appraiser | Asset AppraisalsWith over seven years of experience on the TCL Team, and a family background in the auction and appraisal business for over 30 years, Devra seamlessly integrated into our company, and has proven to be an integral part of our team.

Devra was born and raised in this industry; this means she brings a deep wealth of knowledge of every aspect of her work here. As a certified appraiser, Devra is able to work closely with lawyers, appraisers, landlords, and business owners. Due to her extensive knowledge of the field, Devra truly understands what every person's needs are on every single project - and she knows exactly how to get it done.

As our Senior Site Administrator, Devra handles all the day-to-day activities during the removal portion of an auction sale, including dealing with purchasers, collecting payments, scheduling removal, and ensuring that all health and safety standards are followed onsite. She loves traveling with our team to auction sites throughout Canada and enjoys every aspect of her work.

In addition to her role at TCL Team, Devra is also a registered Ontario Bailiff and continues to provide these services to her long-standing clients. Her expertise in both fields makes her a valuable member of our team, and her commitment to excellence ensures that all of our clients receive the highest level of service.

Derek Ghartey, Remarketing Agent, Site Supervisor, AM/CPPA Certified Appraiser (USPAP 2021)

Derek Ghartey | AM/CPPA Certified Appraiser | Asset Appraisals

Derek is an expert in remarketing, overseeing the entire project from start to finish, and ensuring that our clients receive the best possible service. As one of our Remarketing Agents, Derek brings a unique blend of warmth, empathy, and focused, analytical business acumen to the table. He excels at developing marketing strategies tailored to each client's specific needs, generating leads, negotiating offers, and closing sales, always maximizing returns for our valued customers.

In addition to his role as a Remarketing Agent, Derek is also an experienced Site Supervisor with an extensive background in sales. He uses this knowledge to help our clients navigate the process of selling their assets with confidence.

As a certified appraiser with the Canadian Personal Property Appraisers Group and an Associate Member of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers, Derek has the expertise necessary to ensure that all assets are valued accurately and fairly. Due to his passions for travel and learning, Derek has a wide range of insight into all kinds of equipment and business operations; as he takes every opportunity to take on new appraisal projects.

Derek is highly experienced in evaluating and setting up auction sites and supervising removal processes, making him an invaluable member of our team. His keen interest in different equipment and industries allows him to bring a fresh perspective to each project.

With his well-rounded knowledge and hands-on approach, Derek ensures that every aspect of your work with us is handled with care and expertise.

* (CPPA) Certified Appraiser/Member - Canadian Personal Property Appraisers Group
* (AMEA) Associate Member - Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers
* (USPAP) Accreditation - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (The Appraisal Foundation)
* (Alumnus) Degree - B.A./Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University

* Occupational Health & Safety Certifications:

Albert Paltado, Project Manager, Site Supervisor

Amber-Starr Boissoneau | Auctions & Liquidations | Advisory Services

As one of our Site Supervisors and official Project Administrator, Albert plays a pivotal role in ensuring that our projects are running smoothly from start to finish. Albert's background in science and technical fields has given him a unique perspective that he brings to his work with TCL.

With his attention to detail, organizational skills, and keen analytical abilities, Albert excels at his duties, including handling the administrative functions of the company projects and programs. His responsibilities include preparing action plans, analyzing risks and opportunities, and gathering necessary resources to ensure the success of each project.

Albert is also the contact point for all moving parts of a project, making him an indispensible resource for our clients. His passion for travel and interest in equipment and industries make him an ideal fit for his role as Site Supervisor. Albert enjoys seeing the different perspectives and gaining a well-rounded understanding of howeverything works on the business side of things.

Albert's dedication to his work is apparent in the comprehensive Site Supervisor OH&S training program he has completed through the Occupational Safety Group Inc. His adaptability, hard work, and intellectual curiosity have made him a valuable member of the TCL team since he joined us in April 2022.

With Albert on your team, you can rest assured that your project will be handled with the utmost care and attention o detail, from the office to the auction site.

 
* (Alumnus) Advanced Diploma - Chemical Laboratory Technology – Pharmaceutical, Seneca College
 
* Occupational Health & Safety Certifications: 
OSG - Supervisor Health & Safety Awareness;  OSG - Manager Supervisor Due Diligence;  OSG - Incident Investigation;  OSG - Workplace Inspections;  OSG - Job Hazard Analysis;  OSG - Personal Protective Equipment;  OSG - Electrical Safety Awareness;  OSG - Fire Safety;  OSG - Lockout Tagout;  OSG - Hoisting and Rigging Safety;  OSG - WHIMIS;  OSG - Fall Protection; OSG - Workplace Violence & Harassment; OSG - AODA; OSG - Worker Health & Safety Awareness; OSG - Chemical Spills Response; OSG - Confined Space Awareness; OSG - Working Safely with Overhead Cranes; OSG - Aerial Lift Operator; OSG - Lift Truck Operator; RED CROSS - Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C
 

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