Thomas D. Wood Jr. is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Thomas D. Wood and Company where he is responsible for overall mortgage loan production and the supervision of all aspects of servicing operations, day-to-day management functions, investor relations and all accounting functions. Additionally, Mr. Wood is the Chief Operating Officer of Colliers Abood Wood-Fay Realty Group and serves on the Board of Directors, as well as being a Principal of the firm. He and Michael T. Fay established the firm in July of 1989 as a highly specialized commercial real estate brokerage firm. Their activities included the sale of commercial and industrial properties in addition to various advisory services performed for their clients. Within the sales activities, they handled the representation of sellers and buyers through acquisition and disposition of investor and user properties. In the past several years they closed over $700,000,000 in sales and leasing volume. From 1995 until 1999, Wood served on the Board of Directors of Keystone Realty Advisors, Inc. where he held the position of Treasurer. His institutional experience began at Sunbank/Miami, N.A. where he was an Investment Banking Associate and Senior Credit Analyst. He rose to those positions after starting with the company as a management trainee and credit analyst in 1985.
Mr. Wood graduated from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Administrative Management. He earned his Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Finance from Florida International University in Miami, Florida in 1984. He also earned his NASD Series 7 license in July of 1986 and his Mortgage Bankers license in August 1988.
Aside from his educational endeavors, Mr. Wood has been very involved in community and civic organizations and professional affiliations. He has been involved in the Orange Bowl Committee, Project Newborn – Infants in Need and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society where he has held the positions of President and Treasurer. His professional affiliations include the Mortgage Bankers Association where he has continued to serve on the Income Property Finance Committee and the Asset Administration Committee. His real estate affiliations include the Industrial Association of Dade County, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.