Roger Thomas

Workspace Property Trust

Co-Founder, President, & COO

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Development, Leasing, Legal


Mr. Thomas has over 30 years of experience in real estate and has had significant success structuring, negotiating, completing and implementing all aspects of complex transactions including: real estate acquisitions, disposition and development, corporate securities and compliance matters, risk management, human resources and marketing. From 1994 until 2014, Mr. Thomas served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, serving as a key member of the executive team. He also filled the roles of head of the risk management, human resources, and marketing departments. During his tenure, Mr. Thomas was responsible for structuring and implementing the company’s acquisitions, mergers and dispositions, supervising outside and in-house legal and leasing counsel and staff, and negotiating joint venture agreements. He also insured legal compliance and oversaw day-to-day legal requirements, and assisted the company in investment strategies and financial activities. Mr. Thomas was a key member of the executive team that worked with Mr. Rizk in taking Cali Associates public in 1994. Mr. Thomas received both his B.S.B.A. in Finance and his J.D. from the University of Denver.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type