Tom Smith is the Chairman of the Board of Smith/Hallemann Partners, a real estate investment management company based in Nashville. The firm is the managing partner of multiple commercial real estate partnerships with holdings primarily in commercial office buildings comprising nearly two million square feet in three states. Prior to the formation of Smith/Hallemann, Smith served as Chairman of Eakin & Smith Real Estate and as a member of the Board of Directors of Highwoods Properties. He is an avid vintage automobile enthusiast and participant in vintage automobile rallies and other vintage auto events throughout the world. Smith, an Elder at Nashville’s First Presbyterian Church, is a former board member of the Martha O’Bryan Center and Franklin Road Academy in Nashville. He is a 1980 graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a B.S. in real estate and finance. Smith is married to Jane Mattingly Smith and they have three sons and two grandchildren.