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Tom  Hudson

Commercial Agent

Tom Hudson
Tom brings 35 years’ worth of business experience and networking throughout the state of Iowa to Iowa Realty’s Commercial Team in 2014.
A native of Pocahontas, Iowa, and graduate of the University of Iowa, Tom has lived and worked in Iowa City, Fort Madison, Indianola, Sioux City, Spirit Lake, Spencer, Ankeny, and now Clive. His background in farm real estate, criminal justice, politics, resort development, economic development, state government, and business development links him to an extensive network of leaders and decision makers in business, industry, and government.
Since 2000, Tom has done business development in the built industry, primarily for KJWW Engineering Consultants, a Quad-Cities-based consulting engineering firm providing design services in commercial, education, healthcare, industrial, and government markets. Over this 14 year period, KJWW grew from 125 employees in 3 offices to over 500 employees in 14 offices, becoming one of the largest MEP firms in the United States.
The acquisition, development, and re-purposing of real estate assets is a common denominator of the hundreds of capital projects he’s secured in his career in business development. Tom has been involved in the early stages of some of the state’s most iconic capital projects, including the following:
Wells Fargo Corporate Campus, AVIVA Corporate Headquarters, Wells Fargo Finance, Wellmark Corporate Headquarters, Wells Dairy Corporate Headquarters, Vet’s Auditorium Renovation, Des Moines Higher Education Center, Des Moines Public Library, IUB Building, United States Federal Courthouse, State of Iowa Crime Lab, Tyson Events Center, Grand River Center, US Cellular Center, Paramount Theater, Ottumwa Bridgeview Center, FFA Enrichment Center, FFA Enrichment Center, UIA Indoor Practice Facility, UIA College of Public Health, UNL Physics Building, UIA Football Operations, Mercy Westlakes Hospital, Mercy Bed Tower, Crawford County Hospital, Ringgold County Hospital, Van Diest Hospital


B.A. Political Science, University of Iowa
Member – Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association
Member – Rotary Club of Des Moines AM
Member – New Hope Assembly Church
Member – Dallas County Republican Central Committee
Volunteer Narrator – Iowa Department of the Blind
Volunteer – Central Iowa Shelter Services