Tampa, Florida, USA
Thomas Curtin is a Wall Street trained investment banker with over thirty years of experience in project and corporate ﬁnance. He has consulted for the hospitality industry, multi and single-family housing developments, health care industry and resort and golf course acquisition and ﬁnance as well as commercial ofﬁce development and ﬁnancing.
Mr. Curtin is based in Tampa Bay, Florida, and brings as a Bespoke team partner, a recent specialty in managing the successful acquisition and ﬁnance of several golf course properties through acquisition and placement of ﬁnancing through insurance companies and real estate investment trusts, as well as acting as Chief Financial Ofﬁcer for Chesapeake Atlantic Holdings, a Tampa Bay based commercial real estate development company.
During his Wall Street tenure, Mr. Curtin placed over $500 million in trustee held revenue bond proceeds pursuant to guaranteed investment contracts. Notably, Mr. Curtin was the Investment Banker responsible for creating a construction loan funding program using tax-exempt notes. This program generated over one billion dollars of MIG 1 (Moody’s) rated construction loan note ﬁnancings for the New York City Housing Development Corporation and the Maryland Housing Opportunity Commission. This structure became the national model for CLN ﬁnancing.
Mr. Curtin, earlier in his career, was a project manager for the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and a housing analyst for the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Ofﬁce of Management and Budget.
Mr. Curtin has a Masters of Science in Urban Planning (1979) from Columbia University and a B.A. History (1972) (NROTC) from the University of Rochester. Mr. Curtin resigned his commission as a lieutenant, (surface warfare) in the U.S. Navy in 1976.