Savills Studley recruited Tom in 2000 as a Principal and Broker of Record for the opening of its Miami /South Florida Regional Office. With 22 years of experience in commercial real estate, his expertise in solving complex real estate problems has helped numerous law firms, banks and corporations remain profitable and flexible through changing business climates. Particular areas of expertise include office and distribution facility strategic planning, space utilization/efficiency, transaction management and negotiation. Tom’s previous background in property leasing and management also provides invaluable insight into his tenant representation and advisory services to his clients, which include several public and private companies such as, Citibank, Devcon International, Intcomex Corporation, Amadeus, Banco Itau, Interport Logistics, Greenspoon Marder Law Firm and South African Airways.
Initially hired out of Syracuse by Columbus based, Galbreath Development, Tom was relocated to its Fort Lauderdale office to oversee the firm’s South Florida office portfolio. In 1997 Galbreath merged with Chicago based LaSalle Partners/Jones Lang LaSalle, where Tom was promoted to Vice President, Director of Leasing-South Florida representing a Class A office portfolio of over 1.75 million RSF. During his tenure, he was honored with the “JLL Club Award”, recognized annually as the top 1 percent of its 4,000 employees for demonstrating distinguished contributions to the firm.
Tom resides in both Miami and Fort Lauderdale and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in State of Florida and New York State Real Estate Broker. His civic involvements have included board positions on the Downtown Council of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, membership in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), The Florida Bankers Association, The Florida International Bankers Association, The Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Legal Administrators.
In 2011, Tom earned recognition from the ALM’s Daily Business Review as Miami’s “Top Deal Maker of The Year for Office Leasing - Miami Dade County” (Amadeus Corp -105,000 RSF). In 2012, he successfully negotiated the largest, “Build- to- Suit” industrial lease in Miami Dade County,(Interport Logistics - 180,000 SF). In 2013 he negotiated the largest office lease in Coral Gables, Florida (Gibraltar Private Bank- 55,000 SF). In 2014, he successfully negotiated the largest industrial lease restructure in Miami Dade County - (Intcomex Corp- 175,000 SF). In 2015 he negotiated the largest office lease in downtown Ft. Lauderdale (Greenspoon Marder Law - 110,000 RSF) and 2016, he sold the largest vacant, land site in South Florida for Churchill Downs Corp.(60 Acres). Tom also collects vintage cars and motorcycles and is an avid offshore fisherman.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
5 million SF