Tom Kirbo has spent more than 30 years in the commercial real estate and brokerage industries. He was a founding partner of SK Commercial Realty (SKCR) when it was formed in 2012, and currently serves as the firm’s president and managing broker. In addition to overseeing all of the company’s brokerage services, Kirbo is also involved with the company’s acquisition, development and disposition of its owned commercial property portfolio. Prior to founding SKCR, he started Kirbo Property Services (KPS) in 2001. KPS was a full service commercial real estate brokerage and development firm that focused primarily on healthcare real estate.
Before SKCR and KPS, Tom began his career as a property and project manager for Scott & Associates, Inc. He later worked with The Lea Richmond Company, a medical office management and development company, before joining Cousins Properties, Inc. as vice president and director of medical leasing. At Cousins, he completed more than 760,000 square feet of medical office lease transactions. Prominent projects leased by Kirbo included Meridian Mark Plaza, Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus and the Presbyterian Medical Plaza in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was also responsible for the pre-leasing of the Emory/Crawford Long Medical Office building in Midtown Atlanta.
In addition to his real estate experience, Kirbo worked as campaign coordinator for Governor Roy Barnes’ 1990 campaign for Governor of the State of Georgia. He is a former member of the advisory board for Shepherd Center in Atlanta and has served on the board of directors for the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House (ARMH) for many years, including a stint as chairman. Kirbo is still active on both ARMH’s Executive Committee and the New House Committee. Kirbo, who grew up in Bainbridge, Georgia, graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He is married, has two children and resides in Vinings.