Tom has over twenty years of experience as a property manager, real estate advisor and investor. Before founding the Coast Group of Companies, Tom spent three years as a commercial lending officer at a major national bank, located in Seattle.
Tom holds a BA in Business Finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Tom is active in his community, maintaining affiliations or board positions with: The Rotary Club, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Providence Children’s Foundation, University of Notre Dame Alumni Club Board, various Apartment Operator’s Associations, Boy Scouts of America, The YMCA, The Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of America, and many others.
Tom has been nationally published and writes a monthly commercial real estate column for The Snohomish County Business Journal and other regional publications. He is a frequently quoted source of real estate market information for a number of newspapers and publications. Tom has previously been featured as a host of his own real estate radio talk show and is a regular guest on the nationally-syndicated Tom Kelly “Real Estate Today” show. He wrote and teaches the Washington Association of Realtor’s only two approved property management courses. Tom is licensed with the State of Washington as the required Designated Broker for Coast|Sperry Van Ness.
In 2003, Tom and Shawn Hoban were named “Co-Persons of the Year” by their alma mater, The University of Notre Dame, for their professional and personal contributions to the community.