News / Announcements

2013 Platinum Hospitality Award


Akwesasne, NY (December 31, 2012) - The Comfort Inn & Suites Akwesasne (Hogansburg), New York was recently announced as a recipient of the prestigious 2013 Platinum Hospitality Award from world lodging leader Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the Comfort Inn brand. Read More...


Bear's Den Re-Branding


Akwesasne, NY (May 25th, 2012) – Tarbell Management Group LLC; TMG is pleased to announce the re-branding of their Convenience Stores and Fuel Stations within Akwesasne. Read More...


Tarbell Management Group Announces Tim Hortons and Papa John's Franchises


Hogansburg, N.Y. (September 16, 2011) – Tarbell Management Group announced today the acquisition of two new franchise licenses—a Tim Hortons Franchise and a Papa John's Franchise. Read More...


Cigarette-Making Expands on Reservations - from the Wall Street Journal


Aug 17, 2011: AKWESASNE, N.Y.—For decades, Justin Tarbell's family has enticed smokers to visit their convenience stores on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation here by selling tax-free cartons of Marlboro and other big cigarette brands.Read More...

Our Business


Tarbell Management Group (TMG) headquartered on the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory in the Northern New York Region is a family owned and operated business that was created in 2004 to support an array of business within the Tarbell Family.  Its heritage can be traced back to a two pump fuel station and small Native American Souvenir Shop started by the founder Theresa Bear in the 1950s.  Today, the Tarbell Family has evolved and built an array of various businesses in Convenience Stores and Fuel Stations, Native American Specialty Retail, Hospitality and Food Service, Wholesale Petroleum, Telecommunications, Petroleum and Freight Transportation. 


The key success of Tarbell Management Group has been founded by the family’s core moral and business beliefs of a fair and family environment and especially a drug and alcohol-free working environment.  By having these values it has driven the commitment and energy of a team of over 175 members in various businesses throughout the Territory that are dedicated and focused to give exceptional service to our customers and fellow team members alike.


The purpose of TMG is to support the family businesses with services such as Accounting & Finance Planning, Advertising & Marketing, Information Technology and Systems Management, Facilities Management, Loss Prevention and Security, Operational Management, Human Resources and Recruiting Services to ensure the success of each business. 


We welcome you to our site and hope you enjoy the information and opportunity that is available to you with our family business.