Tom Shepherd, CCIM Partner

Area of expertise

Tom is a Partner at Colliers International | Wisconsin and the leader of the firm’s Wisconsin investment sales team. Tom has over thirteen years of commercial real estate experience including his work in advising both institutional and local investors on strategies to maximize their real estate value. He has won numerous industry awards for transactions that have included the marketing and disposition of core, value-add, and distressed properties. His closing library boasts properties in all commercial asset classes – office, industrial, retail, and multi- family.

In addition to being a company leader, Tom is also a leader in the southeastern Wisconsin business community. In 2014, he was installed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Commercial Association of REALTORS Wisconsin (CARW).

Tom’s areas of expertise include investment sales, buyer and seller representation, ARGUS DCF valuation analysis, feasibility analysis, and development analysis.

Business and educational background

Tom graduated from the industry-acclaimed James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin. The UW real estate program is consistently ranked in the top three in the country. In 2013, U.S. News and World Report ranked the program #1 overall nationally. Tom earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and double majored with honors in real estate and business management.

In 2010, Tom was pinned with his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. CCIMs are globally recognized as the experts in the field of commercial investment real estate.