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Tom Sims

Senior Vice President

Tom Sims Senior Vice President
Louisville 6060 Dutchmans Ln
Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40205

Professional Experience

Tom joined CBRE in November 2005 after 14 years in the Logistics industry in sales and consulting. Most recently from Canada’s largest distribution and logistics company, Purolator Courier, Ltd, he has also held positions at UPS and Emery Worldwide. Tom brings to CBRE experience in Free Trade Zones, NAFTA, Transportation Management Systems, Order Management Systems, product fulfillment (e-commerce and catalogue), returns management, JIT, parcel, air freight, LTL and TL, and supply chain planning. Tom understands the processes and environments that challenge manufacturing and distribution businesses today. A member of CBRE’s E-Commerce Specialty Practice Group, Tom has assisted a number of e-commerce companies in securing a location for warehouse fulfillment.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Board Member, CCIM, Kentucky Chapter
  • Founding Committee Member, LogistXGames
  • Member, Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Network, GLI
  • Member, Commercial Council, HBA of Louisville
  • Member, CBRE E-Commerce Specialty Practice Group
  • Member, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • Member, KY Association for Economic Development
  • Member, KY Association of Manufacturers
  • Member, University of Louisville Alumni Association


  • University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts

Significant Assignments

​Confidential ​763,000 SF ​Lease
​Beam, Inc. ​600,000 SF ​Build-to-Suit
​ ​406,000 SF ​Lease
​Blue Buffalo ​397,000 SF ​Lease
​New Breed Logistics ​312,000 SF ​Lease
​Gilt Groupe ​303,000 SF ​Lease
​Ditan Distribution ​303,000 SF ​Lease
​Motorcycle Superstore ​231,000 SF ​Lease
​Bar Products ​210,000 SF ​Sale
​CEVA Logistics ​180,000 SF ​Lease
​Feeders Supply ​132,000 SF ​Sale



  • Accucode
  • ACS
  • Advance Distrubution Systems
  • Airserv
  • AT&T
  • AtLast Fulfillment
  • BDI
  • Bio Pharma Logistics
  • CEVA Logistics
  • Cintas
  • Cycle Gear
  • Ditan Distribution
  • Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
  • Feeders Supply
  • Fellers
  • Flowers Foods
  • Gilt Groupe
  • HD Supply
  • ISC Bioexpress
  • Jacobson Logistics
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  • Mobile Mini
  • Motorcycle Superstore
  • Naturescape
  • New Breed Logistics
  • Plastikon
  • Polyair
  • PolyOne
  • RR Donnelley
  • Scorpion Sports
  • SourceCorp
  • Stanley Works
  • Sun Apparel
  • Taco Bell
  • Thyssenkrupp Hearn Quality Systems
  • Tire Centers
  • Transtar
  • Trax Mechanical Systems
  • US Trailer Parts
  • Zoo Printing
Tom Sims Senior Vice President
Louisville 6060 Dutchmans Ln
Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40205