About the team

What makes this team so special are the individuals behind it looking out for your best interest.


Carl has been buying, managing and rehabbing multifamily properties since 2003 through his owner-managed companies Carlyle Properties Management and Acquisitions and Withers & Associates, LLC.  He has been a featured speaker at several national conferences and is recognized as an expert in the acquisition and management of mid-sized multifamily and student housing properties.


Carl’s multifamily education was gained through a nationally recognized apartment investor who has controlled over 8,000 apartments throughout the United States. Carl also has a B.S. Degree in Business from Lander University.


DR. HUGH SALES, M.B.A., PH.D. Co-Founder

Dr. Sales brings a forty-year executive business and real estate career to Enclave. He has owned properties in Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Texas, and North Carolina. These properties have ranged from single-family housing to full development of senior living and residential communities. His real estate activity is done through his owner-managed Hidden Pastures, LLC.   


Hugh’s real estate education started with real estate licensure classes in the state of Illinois in 1978, followed by SEC regulatory education. He was awarded an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan and in 2012 a Ph.D. from the University of Texas in Dallas. In addition to his activity with Enclave, Dr. Sales is Associate Professor of Business and Economics at Belmont Abbey College outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.   His expertise is marketing trend analysis of post-millennial generation higher education students.