Andy McQuade

Helping You Create Value

In todays turbulent times, you need to be agile in order to adapt to a quickly changing market and resilient so you can weather the inevitable storms.  
I help business leaders achieve their goals, create financial sustainability, and maximize performance.

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Topics I Discuss



Inspire success by managing outcomes and not by micromanaging processes.



Understand where you are, what resources you have available, and how to use them to achieve your goals.


Sales & Marketing

Know your customer, know your buyer, know your product and know how it helps them.


Real Estate

New construction, renovation, housing, accessibility, market trends, inflation and pricing – focused on improving NOI.


Supply Chain

The unprecedented disruption to the supply chain requires both strategy and agility.


Building Materials

Availability, price, quality and service have all been a challenge since 2020.



Sustainability should help your business thrive during challenging times.


The TCO Method™

My upcoming book series and educational courses minimize your Total Cost of Ownership.

About Me

I’m Andy,
and I help people do better.

A few years ago. I left my W-2 job and career in building materials sales & leadership to help people improve the performance of their real estate operations.

Little did I know that I would be starting a business just prior to the largest social and economic disruption in modern times.

I quickly found myself pivoting my business model and working with owners and executives in related industries to help them adapt to the new normal while preparing for the future.

Andy on the phone taking notes

Change is hard, but it's a necessary part of growth.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again while expecting a different outcome.


What My Clients Are Saying

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“Andy helped my company build a program that resulted in cost savings and better efficiencies in our workflows. I would highly recommend his services."

Teresa Bracht-Williams
- Senior Director of Compliance

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"Andy worked with us to find over six figures in annual savings without having to reduce headcount or slash budgets. He knows where we leave money on the table."

Lou Spalla, Property Manager
- The Reserve at Mill Creek, Erie PA

About The TCO Method™

I found the most growth in my MRO and building materials sales career learning from successful commercial multifamily operators and developers about how their businesses worked.

I made it my job to understand their operations so I could add value as a problem solver through the products and services I sold to become a part of their teams.

Over several years of working closely with owners and executives from dozens of companies operating across the U.S.,  I found patterns of common issues they dealt with daily that I had already seen addressed successfully by other operators.

I shared these ideas and solutions I’d been collecting for years in order to help my customers improve their performance while becoming a more valued resource for their operations and a trusted advisor.

I launched my consulting operation in 2019 after some prompting from an executive at one of my old commercial real estate development customers and started working with the real estate industry full-time.

I combined my supply chain experience with what my clients taught me about their procurement operations to create a solutions-based service that can help any multifamily operator deliver results.

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Over the last several years, I developed and created a service for my clients that turned into The TCO Method™, a consulting offering that can be applied and repeated at scale across almost any real estate portfolio.

The TCO Method™ is a comprehensive consulting service that adds significant NOI to assets, helps hit compliance and sustainability goals, reduces overhead and operating costs, addresses risk management, and increases the useful working life of units without a reduction in labor headcount or deferring maintenance on their properties.

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