Tom Cousins

April 25, 2008

Chairman Emeritus and Founder, Cousins Properties (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

Biography

Thomas G. Cousins is an iconic figure in the Atlanta real estate profession. He founded Cousins Properties Inc. in 1958. Today, it is one of the larger equity real estate investment trusts in the country, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Cousins Properties developed such landmarks in Atlanta as the CNN Center, the Omni Coliseum, Wildwood Office Park in Cobb County and was instrumental in the first stage development of the Georgia World Congress Center.