Tom Ray is the Executive Director of Ray Group – a private property development, investment and management group founded more than 40 years ago.
Ray Group has been widely acknowledged by the Australian property industry for its delivery and operation of inspirational, creative and innovative property projects.
The company encompasses site identification, acquisition, development, project marketing, sales and leasing and asset management, and has been responsible for some of Australia’s most notable master-planned and integrated projects. These projects include the $1 billion Salt Village development at Kingscliff in Northern New South Wales, as well as the design and construction of homes, hotels, villas, apartments and neighbourhood shopping centres all along the east coast of Australia – from Mount Hotham in the Victorian ski fields, to the Sheraton Mirage and Balé Resorts in Port Douglas, Far Northern Queensland.
Since 2009, Tom has committed himself personally and professionally to helping his mate, Perry Cross launch and operate the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation and has played an integral role in garnering the awareness, support and funding of major spinal research projects within Australia.
He is the founding and current Chairman of the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation, a past Councillor of Bond University, past President of the Bond University Rugby Club, one of the founders of the Salt Surf Life Saving Club at Salt Village, Kingscliff and a current director of The Southport School Foundation.