Memorial Services were held in his hometown of Lodi, California at the Lodi Funeral Home
October 10, 2012- Tom was successfully managing over 150 properties in 11 states. He would conduct lots of seminars worldwide on topics ranging from self-storage operations and management to contracts and legal issues, storage auctions and more.
Tom had been a brilliant writer and had written numerous articles for Mini-Storage Messenger, Self-Storage Almanac, and Self-Storage Development Handbook. His bestselling self storage industry books include The Key To Success: How To Manage Self-Storage and Auditing Self-Storage: Preventing Employee Theft & Embezzlement.
"This is a tragic loss for our industry," says MiniCo Publisher Poppy Behrens. "Tom was always so enthusiastic about life. Whenever we spoke, he was excited about some new project, a new business venture, something he was doing at his ranch—and above all, his son. Tom was a teacher, a mentor, and above all he was a dear friend."
Tom passed away in sleep on October 2nd.
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