McCormack Baron Salazar is pleased to announce that Tom Currell has rejoined the firm as Senior Vice President of Development. Currell will work with the company’s Bay Area team on projects in development and pre-development, and will identify new opportunities in the Mountain and Southwest regions. Currell returns to McCormack Baron Salazar after two previous stints with the company. Using his extensive expertise in large-scale urban revitalization, he will provide direct support to project teams to help resolve issues and advance project completion.
"We are excited to have Tom back with the company. He is a multifaceted senior leader and will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer and our development teams to strengthen our products and increase our impacts in our communities,” said Richard Baron, Chairman of McCormack Baron Salazar.
Currell has over 20 years of experience orchestrating real estate development projects in six states throughout the United States. The bulk of his experience is in the arena of large-scale, urban redevelopment initiatives, with a focus on multi-family housing and mixed-use development projects that embrace best practices in sustainability and smart growth.
Previous work at McCormack Baron including serving as the regional office director for the firm in Memphis, TN where he managed all facets of the development of two HOPE VI-funded, mixed-income communities. These projects included multi-family and senior housing projects as well as New Markets Tax Credit- financed projects. In total, he was involved in the development of over 950 units of housing in three cities.
Currell has a Master of Arts degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with an emphasis on systems analysis and performance management from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Mexico.