Tom Martens has extensive real estate and economic development experience, with a broad range of site-specific and macro-level real estate economic analysis.  Tom has managed assignments involving market and financial feasibility, real estate valuations, fiscal and economic impact analyses, and tax increment financing.  He has a comprehensive real estate strategy and advisory background, including retail site selection and corporate real estate strategy.  Tom has conducted projects on behalf of developers, financial services firms, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as federal, state, and local agencies and jurisdictions.

Tom joined EPS’s Sacramento office in 2016, after working for 20 years in Washington, D.C., and New York City primarily with ERA/AECOM and Ernst & Young.  Before attending graduate school, Tom worked as a retail site selection analyst in Pleasanton, California, and as a policy analyst for the Bay Area Council in San Francisco.

Tom holds a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies from San Francisco State University.  Tom is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and has been involved with several ULI technical assistance panels.