Thomas D’Alesandro

President, West Coast Operations

Tom is responsible for the Mare Island redevelopment project as well as Southern Land Company’s West Coast expansion, overseeing all stages of development.

For over 30 years Tom has managed some of the largest real estate companies in the United States, delivering prominent master-planned communities and mixed-use town centers in urban and suburban locations nationally. He has the vision to create healthy communities that successfully combine economic, cultural, residential, and lifestyle components into places that people love.

Tom was previously President of Blakefield, LLC in Wilmette, Illinois. For 15 years he managed the acclaimed Reston Town Center in Virginia. He has held senior leadership positions at top U.S firms including McShane Development, General Growth Properties, The Woodlands Operating Company, and Terrabrook.

A true visionary, Tom has provided homes for over 200,000 families and created 60 million square feet of commercial and industrial space. His developments have received awards from the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, National Wildlife Federation, The Nature Conservancy, and the Urban Land Institute.