Entrepreneurship Founders

Thomas W. Lewis III

Membership Information:

Member Status: Founder
Member Since: 2018

Contact Information:

Website: http://www.pennbridge.com

Employment:

Job Title: Principal
Company: Pennbridge Capital
Location: Utah, United States

Expertise:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Hotel Management
  • Hotel Development

Biography:

Thomas Lewis is a co-founder of Pennbridge Capital and one of the firm's principals. Pennbridge predominantly focuses its investment activities on the acquisition and development of hotel properties. Pennbridge, with its investment partners, owns multiple hotels and is a franchisee of Marriott and InterContinental Hotels Group. Prior to starting Pennbridge, Thomas was a VP with W.P. Carey & Co., LLC, a real estate investment firm headquartered in NYC and the largest provider of sale-leaseback financing in the nation. While at W.P. Carey, Thomas was responsible for asset dispositions, lease and debt workouts, analyzing/underwriting the credit profile of potential tenants, property financing, tenant bankruptcy workouts, lease restructuring, and asset re-leasing for more than $1.5 billion of assets under management. Prior to his experience with W.P. Carey, Thomas worked in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. Thomas was educated at BYU and Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. While originally from Maryland, he now resides in Bluffdale, Utah, with his wife Krista and their three children.