Thomas K. Sittema
CNL Financial Group

Tom Sittema is chief executive officer of CNL Financial Group, a leading private investment firm that provides global real estate and alternative investments. Tom is a member of the Executive Committee and reports directly to founder and chairman, James M. Seneff, Jr. Tom joined CNL in October 2009, after previously serving as managing director of real estate, gaming, and lodging investment banking for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Tom served in numerous capacities the company, including sector head of REITS and lodging, and led more than $20 billion in M&A transactions, $5 billion in equity offerings, and more than $35 billion in debt transactions.