Founder’s Corner

Tom Jones, Founder of Consensys Property Management

Tom Jones, Founder of ConsensYs Property Management

ConsensYs is a family owned and operated property management firm. Dr. Thomas Jones is the founder of the business. He has owned and managed properties in the Southern California area since 1965. His sons, Kevin, Jeff, and Stephen and daughter Suzanne are now active participants in the business.

After successfully completing a management training program with the General Telephone Company of California, he co-founded the Rodriguez, Jones Inc. which was later renamed ConsensYs Property Management, Inc. ConsensYs develops and manages real estate holdings, both residential and commercial. The success of this firm has led to diversified personal management, investment and community activities. He is a Director of ConsensYs Property Management, Inc., an Accredited Management Organization (AMO). ConsensYs meets the high standards of ability and integrity established by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). ConsensYs manages over 2000 multi-family, storage, industrial and retail units in California.

Dr. Jones served active duty in the United States Army both in Germany and in the United States with the 4th Infantry Division. He served six years in the United States Army Reserve with the 63rd Infantry Division. He also served 16 years with the California Air National Guard – California State Military Reserve. He holds a diploma from the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College.

His involvement with the Armed Forces did not end with his active and reserve duty. He has continued to support the Armed Forces in various capacities. He is a United States Navy Colleges PACE Instructor teaching Criminal Justice, Business, English and Mathematics. He served as a management consultant for the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Sacramento. Currently he is a volunteer with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an organization that assists active Reserve members return to their employment after having been deployed.

Dr. Jones attended the Alhambra Police Department Academy where he worked as a Reserve Officer for 2 years. Subsequently, he joined the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Academy and served the department as a Reserve Deputy for 31 years.

Dr. Jones received his B.S. from California State Polytechnic University. He received his MBA from the University of California, at Los Angeles and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Management from Claremont Graduate University. He authored a book titled, “Entrepreneurism: the Mythical, the True and the New.”