Co-Owner, BlackRock Construction
As co-owner of BlackRock Construction, Tom’s entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, and critical thinking combined with his background in business, finance, and real estate development will provide the perfect synergy.
Upon graduating from The University of Vermont with a degree in Business with dual concentration in finance and marketing, Tom started his business career in the finance industry working for Bombardier Capital. Tom continued his education upon graduation from UVM by obtaining his Master’s degree from Saint Michael’s College.
In 2006, Tom decided to leave the financial world of commercial underwriting and embark on a career in real estate. In 2008, Tom founded Hergenrother Custom Development, which specialized in residential and light commercial development. Over the next five years, Tom’s development expertise and direct, but inspiring, management style, helped provide the platform to grow Hergenrother Custom Development to a successful business in the greater Burlington area.
Combined with a bold yet calculated decision-making mindset, Tom’s innate ability to structure and streamline organizational and construction practices helps to provide the foundation for increased business productivity. With his focus on growth, providing exceptional value, and employee satisfaction, Tom has created a platform for success.
Tom lives in South Burlington, Vermont, with his wife, Kelly, and three children, Amelia, Jonathon, and Zoey.