NAI Platform
14 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Suite 100

Albany, NY United States 12211
t+1 518 465 1400 Ext 210 f+1 518 465 1441
Tom Cairns
Associate Broker

Scope of Service Experience
Cairns focuses on tenant representation and the nonprofit community as well as specialized services to the banking industry and the medical community.

Background & Experience
With more than 30 years of combined experience in real estate and the nonprofit sector, Cairns is uniquely qualified to provide broad real estate expertise with specific sensitivity to the needs of nonprofit organizations. Cairns has been a licensed real estate professional since 1970 and a licensed real estate broker since 1973. He is the former owner/broker of Moffat Hollis Better Homes & Gardens, Cairns Commercial Real Estate and First Appraisal Group, and he served as Senior Vice President of Prudential Blake-Atlantic Realtors. While owner of Cairns Commercial Real Estate and First Appraisal Group, Cairns exclusively represented Citibank for their bank expansions, appraisals and REO's. Cairns also represented the Private Banking division of Citibank in Manhattan with regards to assisting Private Bank clients with their upstate properties. Cairns was personally involved in over one thousand real estate appraisals and assignments for Citibank.
Cairns received a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Mount St. Mary's College. He went on to obtain a master's degree from the State University of Albany's School for Public Affairs. Cairns also participated in the O.P.M. program at Harvard University.
Professional Associations & Designations
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers (CIREB)
Greater Capital Association of Realtors (GCAR)
Capital Region Chamber of Commerce
Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce
Guilderland Chamber of Commerce
Transaction History
LEASE - 20-Year Ground Lease / Bank Pad site / Cicero, NY / $1,011,000
LEASE - 5-Year Lease / RV Dealership / Winter Park, FL / $1,390,000
LEASE - 20-Year Ground Lease / Bank Pad site / 40 Wolf Road, Colonie, NY / $1,850,000
LEASE - 20,000 SF Professional Office / 20-Year Lease / Non-Profit Entity / Albany, NY / $6,763,000

SALE - 110,000 SF School Building / Non-Profit Entity / Rensselaer, NY / $4,000,000
SALE - Professional Office Building / Non-Profit Entity / Guilderland, NY / $1,425,000
SALE - Funeral Home / Albany, NY / $1,100,000
Client Testimonials

“NAI Platform’s Associate Broker Tom Cairns has represented Albany RV since our humble beginnings in a modular trailer on Exchange Street in Colonie over a decade ago. He has kept in tune with our industry and responded to our needs accordingly, including the assemblage of our current Central Ave location, the expansion of our Des Moines facility and most recently, with the acquisition of our newest facility in Orlando, Florida. I would not hesitate to recommend Tom Cairns and NAI Platform for your local and national real estate needs!”
- Don Strollo, President • Albany RV

“Tom Cairns has represented me and my company since 1972. He has seen our growth from a small retail store on Route 7 in Latham to multiple locations throughout the greater Capital District. In addition, I have relied on his advice for numerous personal real estate investments. We have worked together in good times and bad. He has always stayed focused and loyal.”
- Michael Giovanone, President • Concord Pools

“I want to sincerely thank you for all your help with finding our new space—and then closing on 788 Madison Ave. You were a true source of support for me after the fire, and I so appreciate all you did to help us get to this amazing new place. Thank you! ”
- Perry Junjulas, Executive Director • The Damien Center