Despite being more talented, successful and a good three years younger than you, it appears that Tom is neither hideously arrogant or lacking social skills. Despite your best attempts to find a character flaw that can compensate for his evident superiority to you, it appears that Tom is in fact a fully rounded, perfectly pleasant human being.
As well as earning considerably more than you Tom also finds time to volunteer with a local charity a fact you only discovered when talking to his beautiful wife. After numerous failed attempts to discover a crippling addiction or secretly racist views that could balance your lives it is clear that there is no plausible way in which Tom is not a better person.
As of press time you are attempting to justify the difference in your success by your greater emphasis on 'me' time: mainly consisting of watching Top Gear repeats on Dave. When asked for comment, friends confirmed that Tom is also considerably less neurotic than you.