David L.Thomas, Jr. lives in Mallorca, Spain and is co-founder of International Integrators. He brings expertise from a distinguished career in law, business, entrepreneurial ventures and community service.
For two decades, David practiced corporate and real estate law at Ropes & Gray and Peabody & Brown (now Nixon Peabody LLP), and founded and led the Property and Finance Department for Peabody & Brown in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C. After retiring in 1993, he was the founder and CEO of CityState LLC and CityState Construction LLC, which offered real estate brokerage, property management and construction services to clients in the greater Boston area from 1994 until 2012.
David has a strong belief in community service and served on the Board of Managers of Haverford College from 1996 until 2008, chairing the Property Committee. He initiated a comprehensive master planning process for the College and oversaw the construction of several new buildings, including the nation´s first LEED certified “green” athletic building and an integrated science building.
During David’s 37 years living in Boston, he was an active volunteer and leader in the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Hill House Community Center and the Beacon Hill Business Association. He led several community initiatives, including a successful effort to reduce noise pollution caused by faulty and outdated subway construction, and also representing the community in requiring a local university to house its students in more appropriate locations.
David holds a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and is a master of the kitchen, bringing to his culinary creations a passion for and knowledge of plant-based nourishment. He facilitates the food and nutrition program for International Integrators at its Living Whole retreats, and also facilitated a similar program in 2014 and 2105 for fourth year medical students at Humanistic Elective in Activism and Reflective Transformation and Integrative Medicine (HEART).