Up to year end 2013 he was a Partner and head of capital markets for Cushman & Wakefield in Moscow where he also served on the Russian Board. During his tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, Tom built a formidable business with a team that completed numerous large transactions in office, retail, warehouse, hotel and multi-family while maintaining close relationships with many US and international investors, including sovereign wealth funds.
Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Tom was CFO of a Russian developer and prior to that was a Managing Director with America’s Growth Capital in Boston where he focused on technology equity capital markets and M&A.
For several years before joining America’s Growth Capital, and after DLJ’s sale to Credit Suisse in 2001, Tom worked in the US with several partners providing advice to ownership of technology and software firms.
At DLJ, Tom was based in London and was a Managing Director in the European investment banking group focused across TMT, oil & gas, forest products, transportation, financial institutions and retail with responsibility for Russia and coverage in Southern Europe, Turkey and Israel.
He joined DLJ from ING Barings in London where he spent a year putting the bank in the League Tables for Russian debt capital markets. Tom began his career at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company where he attended the firm’s Management Training Program – Finance and later moved on to run a large emerging market fixed income sales and trading business for the bank and its successors in London.
His time with the bank ended with the decision to join ING Barings, but he had the distinction in his final post of being the Founding Country Co-Manager for what is now JP Morgan’s operation in Poland. Tom is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, LA.