Tom serves as a Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for ABR Capital Partners. He has over thirty years of experience managing real estate investments for institutional and private clients, with a focus on middle market transactions. Tom joined ABR in 1992 and has served as Asset Manager, Director of Asset Management, Chief Operating Officer and, since 2005, Chief Investment Officer. On behalf of ABR’s clients, Tom has acquired and managed over $3 billion in real estate investments across a variety of property sectors and U.S. markets. He has helped transition the firm from its roots as a single asset syndication platform to its institutional fund program, which to date has acquired over 100 assets and invested over $1 billion in client capital. Prior to ABR, Tom served as Asset Manager for insurance company USF&G and Senior Accountant for Ernst & Whinney (now EY). He has also served on the faculty of the real estate departments of Georgetown University and the University of Maryland. Tom received his BS from the University of Maryland and his MBA from the Wharton School. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and Certified Management Accountant (inactive). In addition to his professional activities, Tom serves on the Real Estate & Infrastructure Advisory Board of the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business and on the Board of Directors for Adoptions Together (formerly chair) and Constantine Housing Initiative.
Thomas R. Burton
Senior Managing Director and CIO