Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
Founded in 1994 by Tommy Tift, HealthAmerica Realty Group, LLC is an Atlanta based real estate firm specializing solely in medical office buildings and clinic facilities. HealthAmerica currently has management and leasing assignments for over 3.3 million square feet of medical office space across the Sunbelt with employees in offices in Atlanta, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Southern California (Aliso Viejo). HealthAmerica’s clients include the major healthcare REITs, hospitals/health systems, physicians, institutional investors and individual investors who own medical office buildings. Tommy has over 34 years experience in the medical office building/healthcare real estate industry, which encompasses development, investment brokerage sales, leasing, financing and workouts of medical office buildings and healthcare facilities throughout the U.S.
Tommy began his medical office career with Hardwick and Associates, a Los Angeles-based medical real estate company, in 1982 where he served for seven years as a full time real estate consultant/broker to the real estate development division of America Medical International, Inc. (AMI). AMI was located in Beverly Hills, California and was the second largest owner of hospitals in the world with 225. From 1989 until forming HealthAmerica Realty Group in 1994, Tommy brokered and developed medical office buildings with different individual partners through his company, The Medical Property Company, Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tommy is a native of Atlanta and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1978. Tommy is a licensed real estate broker in the states of California, Florida and Georgia. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, Georgia Hospital Association, Board of Directors of Piedmont Cotton Mills, Inc., Board of Advisors of Healthcare Real Estate Insights, and Advisory Board of the Medical Office Building Division of BOMA.