Tom is a founding Principal of Clark Street. He oversees project acquisition, structures agreements, and provides a seasoned focus for the Company’s development efforts.
Tom began his real estate career at Massachusetts Mutual, American Fletcher Mortgage and Crocker Mortgage companies. In 1980, he joined Lake Development Ltd. as President. He was responsible for such notable buildings in Chicago as: Britannica Centre (310 S. Michigan), 318 S. Michigan, 33 E. Congress and the Civic Opera Building.
In 1985, he joined Hiffman Shaffer Associates, Inc. as EVP of Development, CFO and Principal of the firm. Tom was later named Vice Chairman, President and COO of HSA. During his tenure, Tom was responsible for financing, development and acquisition of over $1.6 billion in projects.
In 1999, he formed The Reliant Group, Ltd., which specialized in retail development and Collins Interests, Ltd., an asset management company for a portfolio of commercial properties.
Tom has a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA from Western New England Univerity.
Jim Kurtzweil, Principaljkurtzweil@clarkstreet.com312 377 9108
Anel Medina, Office Manageramedina@clarkstreet.com312 377 9305
John Collins, Principaljcollins@clarkstreet.com312 377 9111