Tom Beckius was elected to the Lincoln City Council in May, 2021.
Tom, born and raised in Lincoln, is a graduate of Lincoln Southeast High School and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tom owns and operates Nebraska Brokerage, a real estate brokerage firm, in addition to several small businesses focused on real estate and construction. Immediately prior to his election to City Council, Tom served as Vice-Chair of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission.
Since 2009, Tom has served the city through volunteer governance with the Lincoln City Libraries, Community Health Endowment of Lincoln and Lincoln Commission on Human Rights. Tom has also served in leadership roles in various community organizations including the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Realtors Association of Lincoln, Lincoln’s Young Professionals Group, NextGen at the Lincoln Community Foundation and OutNebraska. Tom currently serves on the Board of Counselors for University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Community Advisory Council for Lincoln Public Schools.
Tom is married to John Pearson. Through John, Tom is a proud stepfather to Erin Pearson Ramirez (Rickey Ramirez) and step grandfather to Bryanna, Elena and Eli Ramirez.