Randy Thomas

Broker

Randy Thomas is Broker and a Partner with Ponder Properties Commercial Real Estate, LLC.   Randy provides leadership and management for continuous evaluations of short and long term strategic objectives. The Ponder Properties Brokerage team provides leases, sells and managing of nearly 2 million square feet of office, retail and industrial properties located throughout central Alabama. Randy and his partners specialize in Tenant relations, and property management leasing sales of all types of commercial properties.

Background & Experience

Randy is a former NCAA Division I college wrestler and a graduate of Western Illinois University receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business.

He is a former United States Federal Agent and was later employed in the U.S.Government’s defense industry.

Randy began his commercial real estate career in 1996, specializing in Landlord and Tenant representation as it pertained to commercial office property leasing.

He was a former member of the NAI Brokerage Team in the late 90’s.

In 1999, he joined Colonial Properties Trust (CLP), a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) which was valued at over 5 billion dollars in commercial property assets throughout the southeastern United States. Randy maintained a successful brokerage career for over 15 years, representing CLP’s office properties located in Alabama.   Additionally while at CLP, he was contracted by several large commercial real estate holding institutions to provide brokerage services for their Alabama property assets as managed by GE Capital, Berkadia and private investment funds.

In 2012, when CLP sold off all owned commercial assets, Randy joined Colliers International, Alabama. Here, he continued his career in providing various aspects of commercial brokerage services maintaining a level of production as one of Colliers top performers.

Early in 2017, Mr. Thomas returned to NAI Chase Commercial Realty, Inc. where he accepted his current role as their Senior Vice President, managing the Brokerage Production Team.

He is a former United States Federal Agent and was later employed in the U.S.Government’s defense industry.

He began his commercial real estate career in 1996, specializing in Landlord and Tenant representation as it pertained to commercial office property leasing.

He was a former member of the NAI Brokerage Team in the late 90’s. In 1999, he joined Colonial Properties Trust (CLP), a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) which was valued at over 5 billion dollars in commercial property assets throughout the southeastern United States. Randy maintained a successful brokerage career for over 15 years, representing CLP’s office properties located in Alabama.   Additionally while at CLP, he was contracted by several large commercial real estate holding institutions to provide brokerage services for their Alabama property assets as managed by GE Capital, Berkadia and private investment funds.

Education

  • Randy is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Business.
  • Department of Defense (DOD) Special Agents Training, Quantico, VA
  • John E. Reid College, Degreed in Detection of Deception
  • Alabama Real Estate Licensed 1996

Strategic Clients

  • AT&T
  • IBM
  • American Express Financial Services
  • Boeing Aerospace
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • GE Aviation
  • GE Capital
  • Georgia Tech
  • Lockheed Martin
  • National Semiconductor
  • Northrup Grumman
  • Raytheon
  • Stanley Corporation