Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Tom leads Transwestern's capital market efforts for development and investment nationwide and directs the execution and expansion of the firm's principal investment activities.  Tom also serves on the firm's investment committee and board of directors for both Transwestern and Ridge Development Company.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Prior to joining Transwestern, Tom served as senior managing director of the investment management group of the Trammell Crow Company.  These responsibilities included investment approval, risk management, asset management, securing, structuring and negotiating capital, both debt and equity, for acquisitions, developments and sales nationally for more than $7 billion in assets.  Additionally, Tom was responsible for handling structured finance transactions for TCC's build-to-suit, healthcare, airport, higher education and new urban residential development initiatives.  Tom also created and served as executive managing director of Partners Health Trust, a $325 million fund targeting the development and investment in medical office properties.  In this capacity Tom was involved in more than 1.8 million square feet of acquisition and development of healthcare related properties nationwide.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Tom is a member of the Texas Real Estate Council, ULI IOPC Blue Council, and a frequent guest lecturer at Wharton, Stanford, University of Texas McCombs School and MIT.  Tom also serves on the board of directors of Cristo Rey Dallas and Pinnacle Potash based in Austin.

EDUCATION

Tom earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1976 and his master's degree in business administration from Harvard University in 1983.