Aisha J. Thomas began her career in real estate in 2001. She specializes in Buyer Agency and Investment Sales with The Thomas Agency. She decided to expand her brand into the commercial real estate arena in 2012. The Thomas Agency is a licensed real estate broker in Michigan and Georgia and Aisha is a licensed salesperson in California.
She is a member of various professional, educational and civic organizations including the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR), Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors, Women’s Affordable Housing Network, International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, CREW, NewCRE, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Gate City Bar Association, National Bar Association, the Georgia Real Estate Closing Attorneys Association and the American Bar Association. In the past she had the pleasure of serving as a Board of Director of the Detroit Association of Realtors, she currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Quest Community Development Organization and a Board Member of the University of Detroit Mercy Law School Association of Black Law Alumni. In 2020, she was appointed to the Georgia Realtors Housing Opportunity Committee.
She has been featured and quoted in Yahoo Finance, Black Enterprise Magazine’s special First Time Homebuyer’s Editions, VoyageATL Magazine, many national real estate blogs, local radio as well as HGTV’s hit show, My First Place. In addition to selling real estate, Aisha advocates for affordable and fair housing by volunteering with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and Housing Georgia. This passion led to a position ensuring Developer Compliance with Federal Affordable Housing Programs for the City of Atlanta’s Department of City Planning. In early 2019, Aisha was appointed by the Honorable Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to the City of Atlanta In Rem Review Board and now serves as the Vice Chairman. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia and owns AJT Law, a boutique real estate law firm specializing in commercial real estate transactions, land use and zoning and alternative dispute resolution. In 2020, she was named as a Connect Media CRE, Top 50 Lawyers in Real Estate awardee.
Aisha earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts from Wayne State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She is also a 2014 alumni of Project Real Estate Associate Program-Los Angeles and was admitted into the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate Ross Minority Program. In 2015, she completed the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors’ Inaugural Diversity Mentorship Program. As a 2020 graduate of the Urban Land Institute Atlanta’s Center for Leadership, Aisha continued her professional development and earned the coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member designation. In 2021, she completed a Foreclosure and Default Servicing Legal Fellowship and was named to The Leader cohort of the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative. As of early 2022, Aisha was nominated for an Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Women’s Division of the National Bar Association. In addition to her love of real estate and law, she enjoys live music, traveling, expanding her culinary palate and spending time with her sons.