- Summit Sotheby's International Realty - 1750 Park Avenue
- Partner, President and Principal Broker
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- LRE® Profile
Thomas Wright was born and raised in Utah. He then graduated from Quince Orchard High School in the Washington D.C. metro area. In 1997, he graduated from the University of Utah with two Bachelor of Art degrees: Marketing and Russian.
In 2008, Thomas was a top-producing real estate sales agent in Utah when he was invited to become an owner of Summit Sotheby's International Realty based in Park City. Since then, he has served as the President and Principal Broker. Under his leadership, the company has grown its gross yearly sales volume from $135 million in 2008 to $1.52 billion in 2016. 82% of that growth came through aggressive recruiting in the market over a 5-year period. The firm became market share leader in 2013 knocking off competitor’s 40-year run.
Because of what he was able to accomplish, Thomas has become a nationally recognized speaker and advisor on improving profitability, agent recruiting, brokerage management in the Sotheby’s International Realty network, which includes 20,000 sales associates in 800 offices in 65 countries.
Thomas is a civically minded citizen and has been elected and appointed to serve on several key organizations in the community. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the United Way, Utah Symphony / Utah Opera and Dixie State University Board of Trustees. He is the co-chairman of the Utah Debate Commission and was twice elected to serve as volunteer Chairman of the Utah Republican Party, the Salt Lake County Republican Party and is currently a member of the Republican National Committee (RNC).
Thomas resides in Salt Lake City with his wife and their four children. He enjoys golfing, fishing and traveling the world with his family. His greatest joy comes from attending their many dance, cheerleading and sporting events.
Thomas is innovative, hard working and energetic. When you work with Thomas you can count on his dedication, focus, strategic thinking and expertise to get the job done.