Tom lives in Charleston, South Carolina and has been an active real-estate investor for more than twelve years. He has been a partner with Watermark Partners Real Estate since early 2016 and has led the organization while raising over $115 million in equity for Watermark's five funds thus far. He also founded Sunbelt Partners Real Estate, focused on real estate investing in the South Eastern United States. Tom has used his international finance experience to support Watermark and Sunbelt Partners' growth strategies, with a particular focus on risk mitigation, operational excellence, investor relations, marketing, and regulatory compliance.
Prior to working in real estate Tom had a fourteen year Wall Street career. Most recently, he concluded nine years at Goldman Sachs & Co. as a trading desk head on the GS New York Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities trading floor. His international career at both Goldman Sachs and HSBC, has led him to live and work in New York, London, Dubai, and Sao Paulo. He has headed multiple desks primarily focused on structured financing, complex transaction execution, and institutional investor marketing at Goldman Sachs.
Tom received an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Licenses: 24, 7 & 63