Tom J. Berman
Oakland County Commisioner & Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, Reverie
Tom J. Berman is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel to Reverie, a Sleep Technology company headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Tom is responsible for helping develop Reverie’s overall business strategy and business development efforts and he also handles day-to-day affairs related to all legal matters – including its intellectual property portfolio and real estate management, as well as leading the human resources and IT Teams.
Prior to joining Reverie, Tom formed Berman Law, PLLC right out of law school. While practicing, Tom not only served as Reverie’s outside General Counsel, he also served as Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock Detroit’s first General Counsel and “Parking Guru”. Tom graduated from Detroit Country Day School (1997), Michigan State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice (2001) and Tom earned a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (2004).
Tom was elected to serve on the Keego Harbor City Council in 2013, and most recently Tom was elected to serve on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, representing the 5th District.
Tom is the past President of the Michigan Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (“CCFA”) and continues to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees. In addition, Tom was named in 2014 to L. Brooks Patterson’s Oakland County Elite 40 Under 40. Tom is now a member of the Leaders for Kids Advisory Board to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation.
Tom lives in Keego Harbor with his wife Jenny and two daughter, Alexis and Olivia.