Mr. Schaedle is Managing Partner of Chartwell Residential, Franklin Construction Group, and Chartwell Hospitality (collectively, the “Chartwell Companies”). As head of the Chartwell Companies, Mr. Schaedle brings his 35+ years of experience in development, acquisitions, construction, operations, and asset management to the Chartwell Companies’ current residential investment platform. Mr. Schaedle has built three fully integrated real estate development and operating companies from the ground up.
Mr. Schaedle began his career at Trammell Crow Residential as a development associate and was promoted to Division Partner. As Division Partner, he was responsible for the development, construction, and management operations of the Tennessee Division. During his tenure at Trammell Crow from 1984 to 1991, Mr. Schaedle was involved with the development of more than 5,000 apartment units.
In 1991, Mr. Schaedle co-founded his first fully integrated real estate development and operating company, Schaedle Worthington Hyde Properties (“SWH”). Under Mr. Schaedle’s leadership, SWH grew into a large regional apartment development and operating company. At SWH, Mr. Schaedle led the company’s development and acquisitions portfolio to more than 10,000 apartment units and seven hotels. Several apartment communities that Mr. Schaedle developed at SWH have won awards and have been featured in consumer and trade publications.
In 2003, Mr. Schaedle founded and built his second fully integrated real estate development and operating company, Chartwell Hospitality. Mr. Schaedle grew Chartwell Hospitality from 5 hotels to a diversified portfolio of 40 over operating hotels with 6 currently in development and a total asset value in excess of $1.2 billion. As founder, President and Managing Partner of Chartwell Hospitality, Mr. Schaedle oversees all aspects of the company and its more than 2,000 employees.
In 2018, Mr. Schaedle decided to build his third fully integrated real estate development and operating company, Chartwell Residential. Having previously built successful real estate companies, Mr. Schaedle put in place a highly experienced team of professionals to develop, construct, and operate Chartwell’s residential development projects under his leadership. To date, Chartwell Residential has amassed a development pipeline of approximately $750 million of total development cost with several projects currently under design and construction.
Over the years, Mr. Schaedle has received many awards for his numerous successful development projects. Mr. Schaedle recently received the 2019 and the 2018 Full-Service Hilton Brand Development of the Year for all of the Americas. He also has been recognized by Hilton Corporation as the 2017 Multi-Brand Developer of the Year, the 2015 Dual Brand Developer of the Year, and the 2012 Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Developer of the Year. In addition, recognizing Mr. Schaedle’s accomplishments, Hilton awarded Mr. Schaedle with its highest form of recognition – Hilton’s Lifetime Achievement Award.