Thomas C. Mulvin is a Portfolio Manager with the Virginia Retirement System. As part of the real estate investment team for the last 22 years, his responsibilities include creating investment plans that conform to VRS investment policies, writing investment recommendations, evaluating investment managers and monitoring the performance of the $8.5 billion real estate portfolio. Tom graduated with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University, majoring in Business with a concentration in real estate. Before joining VRS, Tom worked in a family-owned business for fifteen years. Tom served on the Board of Directors of NCREIF for 8 years and is a member of NAREIT and PREA. Previously Tom served on the Editorial Board of the Institutional Real Estate Newsletter, and served with the Richmond Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.