As Director of Business Development + Commercial Leasing, Tom is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing all lease and sales transactions for office and retail space in United Group’s commercial portfolio, consisting of approximately 750,000 square feet. Additionally, Tom is actively seeking acquisition opportunities that fit United Group’s profile.
Prior to his current position, Tom worked with a small team within United Group’s finance division that sourced over $100 million in debt, equity and mezzanine financing. Since 2001, Tom has been involved in every aspect of United’s development process from site selection through construction. Under the construction management arm he oversaw two senior housing development projects with a total value of $30 million and two student housing projects totaling $75 million that included 1200 beds at the State University at Albany. He then transitioned into development where he completed an $80 million, 60-acre, 254-unit intergenerational community from site selection through construction.
Tom earned a B.S. in Business Management and Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of New York. He currently sits on the board of trustees for the Saratoga Senior Center. He is a two-time New York State Greco-Roman wrestling champ as well as a two-time All American.