Bolen to Discuss ICSC Foundation Resources, Diversity, and Ways To Leverage ICSC Foundation

Las Vegas, Nevada – Thomas Bolen, associate at Crossman & Company, one of the Southeast’s largest retail leasing, property management and investment sales firms, will help lead an International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation talent development workshop at RECon, May 22-25 in Las Vegas.

An integral member of the Crossman & Company leasing and private client investment sales teams, he actively supports the growth and development of brokerage services at many strategic levels.

“Developing new talent and fostering diversity is a key ingredient of the Crossman & Company corporate mission and culture. A major component of our success as a firm has been our dedication to these values. It goes hand in hand with ICSC Foundation’s education and professional development initiatives,” Bolen said.

He works with historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) to create career opportunities in the real estate industry. He holds an MBA from Florida A&M University’s School of Business and Industry. Bolen was instrumental in leading the charge that led to his Alma Mater being the first HBCU to ever attend RECon.

Bolen is a recipient of the ICSC Fiala Fellowship and received the ICSC Undergraduate Student Scholarship in 2011.

Bolen will share the stage in Las Vegas with Betsy Trobaugh, ICSC Foundation Board Member, and Director, J.C. Penney, David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, University of Florida.

Serving Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, Crossman & Company now has 25,678,368 square feet under leasing and management comprising of 347 properties and recently opened a new office in Miami.

Crossman & Company has created a Commercial Real Estate Guide offering valuable insight and perspectives on a career in the industry. The latest revised guide is free and available for download in English, Spanish, and Portuguese at

The talent development workshop is scheduled for Monday, May 23 at 3:30 p.m, in N3 at the Marketplace Mall.

For more information, visit or call (407) 423-5400.

About Crossman & Company

Crossman & Company is the premier real estate firm focused on serving retail landlords exclusively throughout the Southeast – with offices in Atlanta, Boca Raton, Tampa, Miami and Orlando – representing more than 340 shopping centers and over 25 million square feet in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina and Virginia. The company was founded in 1990 with the goal of providing exemplary service to our clients around four core values: Maintain enthusiastically satisfied clients; Demonstrate servant leadership; Practice kindness, openness and humility; and Develop new talent. For more information, visit the company’s website at


EDITOR’S NOTE: To arrange an interview with Thomas Bolen or for more information on Crossman & Company at RECon contact Megan Bobiak at or (407) 581-6247.