Tom is a Salesperson with Talbot Realty Group specializing in commercial development and retail growth consulting. He holds a BS in Construction Management from Louisiana State University where he graduated in 1985. His early career includes several years in commercial property management, maintenance and site development including over a decade as an owner’s representative building new and renovating bank branches for First Commerce Corporation and Whitney Bank in the gulf coast area. He spent 9 ½ years with McDonald’s Corporation acquiring sites for new store growth in the Mid-South (Memphis-Little Rock) and Midwest (St. Louis-Kansas City) regions. He also spent 2 years in McDonald’s worldwide headquarters in Oakbrook, IL as their real estate training manager. He returned home to Louisiana in 2015 where he was the Development Lead for a local developer working on build-to-suit developments for Dollar General and other national retailers in the Mid-South, West Virginia & Maryland. His expertise is in deal making and maximizing site potential.
Tom resides in Baton Rouge and continues to pursue relationships with national retailers to assist them with their corporate and franchisee growth plans.