Thomas F. Walsh
Thomas F. Walsh, business representative at Armao LLP, is a respected member of the municipal labor union community in New York City.
Tom specializes in developing relationships between the firm and the leadership of municipal labor unions and other Taft-Hartley multi-employer benefit plans.
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At Armao LLP, Tom specializes in developing relationships between the firm and the leadership of municipal labor unions and other Taft-Hartley multi-employer benefit plans. His innumerable contacts, developed over many years of service to the public sector, provide an important link for the firm.
A United States Marine Corps veteran, Tom retired after a 27 year career in the New York Police Department. During his NYPD days, he served for 20 years as a PBA delegate and five plus years as second vice president in the PBA. As a delegate, Tom’s responsibilities included dealing with the concerns of membership, intervening in welfare situations, handling labor issues and scheduling. His duties as a vice president spanned managing the day-to-day operations of union staff, fiscal accountability for an $18 million contingency fund and contract and health and welfare negotiations.
Following his NYPD retirement, Tom served for ten years as the business agent to ATPAM (Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers). In this capacity, he handled negotiations, arbitrations and grievances with the Broadway League and independent producers.
Tom has been a guest lecturer in the graduate degree program at the New York Institute of Technology, covering the nuances of Broadway labor relations, as well as speaking at PBA conferences on the topic of pensions.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College. He also received a certificate in negotiation and arbitration from Harvard University.