As Senior Vice President for The Excelsior Group (TEG), Tom creates and executes strategic plans for office-related investments including leading the development of office buildings at West End. He brings 25 years of real estate experience to his role.
Prior to joining TEG, Tom spent 18 years with Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq, most recently as Executive Director in the firm’s office leasing group. Specifically, Tom was the leasing broker for the 1.7MM square foot Normandale Lake Office Park; one of the United States’ premier suburban office parks. He has played a key role in two sales of Normandale Lake Office Park as well as the development of two office buildings within the park. Additionally, Tom has a significant tenant representation background, including large transactions on behalf of Jostens, AT&T, and Fish & Richardson.
Throughout his career, Tom has completed more than 600 transactions totaling more than 5 million square feet. He is actively involved in industry organizations, including serving as President of MNCAR in 2012 and as current Vice President of the Minnesota Chapter of SIOR. In 2013, Tom was named MNCAR’s Broker of the Year. Tom grew up in St. Paul, MN; he is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and began his real estate career at Shelard/Koll.