Thomas J. Nigro started out in the food industry in the 70's. He began his career in the 90's as a buyer & seller of department store closeouts and factory clothing cancellations.
In 2000: He founded ITALIAmerica TRADE INC., a company specializing in Italian merchandise from Italy to the USA.
In 2003: He signed Bobby Valentine, the former NY Mets manager to worldwide clothing contract and founded the Bobby Valentine Clothing Collection.
In 2004: He co-founded RB Energy, LLC. with financier Mark Arzoomanian to become the North America Distributors of Red Bull energy drink vending machines, which later merged with a publicly traded company.
In 2005: He became a celebrity liaison for a non-profit organization and introduced Marty Appel, the former public relations for the NY Yankees to the project for his services.
In 2007: He obtained a license in real estate, purchased and managed many residential, commercial and mixed-use properties throughout the Bronx & Westchester, NY. He has since provided a broad range of services including representing buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties, as well as both sides of rental transactions.
In 2014: He co-founded and became the sole owner of the Arthur Avenue Wood Fired Pizza Company. Pizza Luca acquired the company in March of 2018.
In 2016: He co-founded and is currently the sole owner of the Arthur Avenue Soda Company. He also produced the movies Fight Valley, starring: Meisha Tate, Holly Holm & Cris Cyborg and the movie Cold, starring: Felice Herrig.
In 2018: He co-founded an entertainment company with John Salvato, the original founding member of the musical group The Dupree's. Their company provides known entertainers & tribute bands to various venues throughout NY, NJ & CT.
In 2019: He is the producer of the movie Charlie Lucky: Ailing gangster Lucky Luciano in his final days in exile in Italy reveals to a young reporter his life story and his desperate desire to return to America and his beloved New York before he dies.