A transition from law to commercial real estate, led Tom to Childress Klein originally as a leasing agent and now as a Partner in the Office Division.
In this role he oversees the office leasing team and identifies opportunities for new developments, as well as supporting existing clients and strategically developing new relationships.
Tom’s extensive experience includes high-rise commercial offices, build-to-suit projects, suburban corporate campuses, and mixed-use developments. His depth of experience, knowledge of corporate office trends, and ability to see the vision in each project, positions him as dynamic leader and mentor in the office division.
Throughout his career, he has developed state-of-the-art workspaces for clients including Vanguard, Duke Energy, Wells Fargo, and Domtar, along with art and culture venues such as the Levine Center for the Arts campus in Uptown Charlotte.
J.D., College of Law | West Virginia University
B.A. cum laude, Hampden | Sydney College
Partner, Office Division, 2016 – Present
Division Partner, Office Division, 1992 – 2016
Office Marketing Principal, 1989 – 1992
Office Leasing Agent, 1988 – 1989
Trammell Crow Company
Leasing Agent, 1987 – 1988
Spilman, Thomas, Battle & Klostermeyer
Attorney, 1982 - 1987
Licensed Real Estate Broker (North Carolina)
Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR), Member
Child Care Resources, Inc., Board of Directors, Member
NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Member
Brookstone Schools, Board Member
Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Active Member
DID YOU KNOW?
Tom was voted most improved player by his college soccer team. (Which is not saying much because he had never played soccer before college.)