Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

7650 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Ste. 1175
Tampa, FL 33607
7650 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Ste. 1175
Tampa, FL 33607

Thomas A. Erdmier

Managing Director - Intermediary Distribution
Great Lakes Advisors
CIMA®

Thomas A. Erdmier serves as Managing Director of Intermediary Distribution for Great Lakes Advisors where he focuses on sales management and leads the Intermediary Distribution team. Tom is responsible for distribution in the wirehouse, independent, and RIA Channels and has over 30 years of experience in the investment industry.

Before joining Great Lakes in 2013, Tom was Vice-President, Senior Investment Consultant, at Calamos Investments, where he was responsible for all distribution efforts in the South Florida Region. Prior to Calamos, he spent 20 years as an Independent Trader at the Chicago Board of Trade specializing in 30 year U.S. Treasury Bond Futures.

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 1980
  • Arizona State University, BS
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst, CIMA®
  • FINRA Series 7, 63, and 66 registrations