James E. Thomas
James E. Thomas, founder and managing partner of Cityscape Residential, brings a strong background in all facets of design, real estate development and construction.
He has previously served as Executive Vice President of AMLI Residential Properties Trust, a NYSE-listed Real Estate Investment Trust, where he oversaw development and construction for the area from Colorado to Indiana. Prior to AMLI, Mr. Thomas was a partner at Trammell Crow Residential, also responsible for development and construction oversight throughout the lower Midwest. Prior to his association with TCR, Mr. Thomas was with the Kirkland Group and owned a consulting firm in Boston, MA and worked for an architectural firm in Kansas City, MO.
Mr. Thomas received a B.S. and an M. Arch from the School of Architecture and Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Real Estate Development from M.I.T’s Center for Real Estate Development.
Currently, Mr. Thomas resides in Carmel, serving as an Executive Board member for Boy Scouting in central Indiana as well as the Governance Chairman of the Executive Committee for the Urban Land Institute of Indiana.