As a Development Principal in The Beard Group, Tom is a licensed attorney with land acquisition, governmental approvals and financing expertise. His focus is on business development; specifically, the identification, structuring and financing of qualified project opportunities.
Tom is well recognized in the land development industry. He has written for industry publications and lectured on real estate issues for numerous educational services. Before joining The Beard Group, Tom co-founded another development company and served as General Counsel for a regional land development company. Tom started his real estate career in Minnesota as a Real Estate Attorney at the Minneapolis Law Firm of Larkin Hoffman, where he represented builders, contractors, developers and homeowner associations.
Tom lives in Edina with his wife Catherine and son Andrew.
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