Tom’s breadth of expertise and relationships are a tremendous asset to Transwestern. His experience in multifamily, retail, office and industrial portfolio operations, management, mergers and acquisitions, and workouts gives him a comprehensive view of the commercial real estate industry. Most notably, he understands firsthand how technology, big data, innovative thinking and service consistency can drive financial performance and optimize value for owners and occupiers of physical space.
Before joining the company, Tom served in JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Commercial Banking division as Vice Chairman of the company’s Real Estate Banking Group. During his tenure, he was responsible for U.S. real estate banking to top-tier real estate developers, investors, real estate operating companies, investment funds and REITs. His contributions helped JPMorgan Chase build a first-class lending business and become a dominant player in the space. He co-chaired the Real Estate Banking Investment Committee and served on the Global Real Estate Council for the firm.
Previously, Tom spent nearly a decade with Citibank, where he rose to the position of Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate Finance, overseeing the national origination platform and operations of a national loan portfolio. Earlier in his career, he held senior roles at various banks and real estate companies in Texas and California.