Tom Jost is a natural leader in Sherwood’s Eastern Arc of offices stretching from Houston to New York City. Tom is passionate about developing adaptive and resilient solutions to combat climate change and has worked in New York City, New York State, and Connecticut to pilot strategies for climate adaptation. Tom works in the urban realm to reposition infrastructure to reinvigorate places. His work includes the managing the High Line and Fresh Kills Park projects, and the reconstruction of the Staten Island Ferry St. George Terminal. Tom has lectured nationally on the topics of transit-oriented development (TOD), urban sustainability, resilience, and urban agriculture at universities and regional conferences including Princeton, Columbia, Yale, NJIT, CUNY, Greenbuild, The Institute for Urban Design, APA and AIA. Tom serves as a visiting professor at Pratt Institute.
Fun Facts: Tom has camped for 30 years every Fall in the Adirondacks with friends he met at his first job working for the City of New York. When not hiking, Tom communes with nature by growing vegetables and herbs in his urban garden, which lies on the migration path of the Monarch butterfly. His favorite karaoke song is Bohemian Rhapsody because it provides the opportunity to sing with others.
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