Finnegan / Manson, LLC has developed a wealth of construction experience since its inception as a Construction Management Firm in 1983. Since then, Finnegan / Manson, LLC has taken part in the expansion of the high-rise business district in New Orleans, LA the conversion of the city Warehouse District into a high-end residential and commercial center, the rapid and broad expansion of the Lake Pontchartrain North Shore residential and commercial region, an oil boom, oil bust and oil rebound and most recently the 2008 financial bust and rebound.


These unprecedented events of recovery, reconstruction and stabilization have developed Finnegan / Manson, LLC into a capable and experienced construction consulting company in New Orleans, LA.



Tom founded Finnegan / Manson, LLC in 1983 with Hugh Manson with the mission of providing knowledgeable construction consulting to the lending industry. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Tom founded Simon/Meyer, LLC in Charlotte with Jack Grubbs and consulted with Molly and Tony Vincent to found Simon/Meyer, LLC in Atlanta. All three locations have maintained that mission of servicing the lending industry. Since that time our services and industry base have greatly expanded.

Tom's background as contractor, developer and appraiser has provided him the extensive knowledge base to evaluate the varied aspects of each project. That background has also provided the ability to organize and rescue problem projects on behalf of lenders and developers .


With significant experience in Construction Management and Field Operations, Steve has brought  to Finnegan / Manson, LLC the ability to review and recognize potential problems inherent in project documentation. Steve's examination of these documents on behalf of lenders and developers is a highly valued service of Finnegan / Manson, LLC.  With his strong background Steve provides  excellent in-field evaluation of progress, funding and direct communication with project  personnel.