New York City
New York, NY 10004
Tom Eastman is vice president, syndication, for Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. He manages acquisitions activity in the northeast region which includes Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, upstate New York, Vermont and West Virginia. Through Enterprise’s core line of business, syndicating affordable rental housing transactions using the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), he analyzes, evaluates and bids on affordable housing investment opportunities. Tom manages a team of two development officers and a development analyst who present investment proposals to Enterprise’s Investment Committee and coordinate transaction closings. The multifamily, rental housing transactions in the northeast region includes family, senior, HOPE VI, special needs, lease-purchase and scattered-site projects.
Tom has been involved in housing finance, development and management since 1995. Before joining Enterprise in 2001, he worked with a community-based organization in Cleveland where he developed various real estate projects, including those utilizing LIHTCs and Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits. During that time, he also led an environmental demonstration project, which illustrated the benefits of applying environmental building design and technology in the production of market-rate townhomes.
Tom received his B.A. in political science and international relations from Marquette University. He also holds a Master of Urban Planning, Design and Development degree from the Levin College of Urban Affairs in Cleveland.