|Tom Hoban is co-founder and currently serves as a Managing Director for Coast/Sperry Van Ness in Washington State, a multi-specialty brokerage and leasing firm linked to the Coast Group of Companies, which offers the following services:- Brokerage & Leasing – Coast/Sperry Van Ness (www.coastsvn.com)
- Property Management – Coast Real Estate Services (www.coastmgt.com)
- Investments – Coast Equity Partners (www.coastequitypartners.com)
- Facility maintenance & repair – CPM (www.cpmnw.com)
Since a modest start in 1987, brothers Tom Hoban and Shawn Hoban, President, have led their business into one of the region’s largest of its kind, ranking in the top 25 firms in Washington, managing over $1 billion in assets (office, retail, flex, mixed use, industrial, multi-family) and growing in transaction volume every year in each major product type.
Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Notre Dame, 1984, and spent three years in banking before starting the first of The Coast Group of Companies.
Tom is a frequently quoted source of industry information, has been nationally published, and he writes a monthly commercial real estate column for a regional business journal. Tom guest-hosts a nationally-syndicated real estate show, he wrote and taught property management courses for The Washington Association of Realtors, is a founding board member of a bank, is an adjunct professor at a Seattle area college, is an expert witness in the real estate industry, and is a regular on speaking circuits.
Tom and Shawn Hoban have shared many awards for their professional and community accomplishments, including the 2003 University of Notre Dame Alumni Club Co-Persons of the Year Award, The 1999 Family Business of the Year Award (Family Enterprise Institute) and the “Top 40 under 40″ Award (Shawn), recognizing top professionals in the Seattle area for their achievements in business before the age of 40.
Active in the lives of his wife and three children, Tom was featured in Washington CEO Magazine for his service in the community, including board memberships with the Boys & Girls Clubs (president emeritus), among others. He has served as a Cub Scout leader, a youth sports coach, and owned a minor league baseball team.