Chief Executive Officer
Todd Mansfield was named president and chief executive officer of Crescent Communities in 2011 after serving as a member of the board of managers and lead director. Mansfield has more than three decades of real estate operations and investment experience. During his career, Mansfield has overseen deployment of more than $6 billion in equity investment capital.
Mansfield’s experience also includes serving for 11 years as chairman and chief executive officer of Crosland and as executive vice president of Disney Development Company, where he had operating responsibility for Disney’s development and corporate real estate activities worldwide. He led the team that initiated development of the 5,000-acre Town of Celebration and was involved in the planning and execution of Val d’Europe, the transit-oriented town east of Paris.
Mansfield also was previously a managing director of Security Capital Group in London, where he launched and operated a private equity investment fund that acquired seven real estate operating companies in the parking, self-storage, office, and residential sectors in Europe and Australia.
Active in the community and industry, Mansfield serves as chair of the board of directors of the Foundation for the Carolinas. Formerly, he served as global chairman of the Urban Land Institute, chair of The Nature Conservancy NC Chapter, chair of Charlotte Center City Partners, and as a director of American Residential Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ARPI), and the Carolinas Healthcare Systems.
He earned a master’s of business administration from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College. Mansfield is co-author of “Craving Community: The New American Dream,” published in 2008 by Abecedary Press.