Since 1988 Tom has owned, managed, developed or brokered close to a billion dollars worth of property, including developing four luxury duplexes in Vail. In 2004, after selling his NJ based business which owned and operated apartment buildings, Tom began the expansion of his portfolio of non real estate investments, participating actively and passively as an angel investor and advisor in a range of industries. Since 2010, Tom's main focus has been on his brokerage business, working for Slifer, Smith & Frampton, the Vail Valley's leading real estate brokerage firm.
Currently, Tom serves as a member of The Cordillera Valley Club Metro District. Tom is a former board member of Manduka, the leading brand of quality and eco-responsible yoga gear worldwide. Tom is a former chairman, and board member of Ubuntu Education Fund, a non-profit which provides education, food, and health care in the townships of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Tom has spent winters here since 1998, and moved full time to the Valley with his wife, Amanda, and children, Tiki and Tate in 2009.