SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (Jan. 7, 2020) – Luxury lifestyle community developer Symmetry Companies announces that Todd Severson has returned to the organization as partner.
In his new role, Severson will be focused on the acquisition of new resort, lifestyle and hospitality inspired projects as well as oversight of assets under management.
Severson brings a diverse, 15-year background in design, finance and development to the organization. In addition, his international development experience provides unique insights into creating exceptional destinations and meaningful experiences.
Most recently, Severson served as the director of acquisitions, entitlements and infrastructure at Discovery Land Company. While in this position, he was responsible for the acquisition, design and development for numerous internationally recognized resort communities. They include Barbuda Ocean Club (Antigua & Barbuda); Playa Grande Golf & Ocean Club (Dominican Republic) as well as the acquisition of James Island (British Columbia, Canada).
Prior to joining Discovery, Severson participated in the master planning and place creation of several leading resort communities or destination resorts including Makena Golf & Beach Club (Maui, Hawaii); Northstar Ski Resort & Residences (Lake Tahoe, California); and Island Lake Lodge (British Columbia, Canada).
Prior to his work with Discovery Land, Severson played a key role during the early years of creating Symmetry Companies.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Todd back to the Symmetry team,” said Peter Burger, president and founder of Symmetry Companies. “With his leadership, passion for resort design and technical knowledge of real estate, we’re confident that he will help us continue creating exceptional experiences for residents at existing and future communities in our portfolio.”
In addition to his professional pursuits, Severson actively participates in local real estate events through his involvement with ULI Arizona’s AzTAP councils and UrbanPlan facilitations. He serves as a leader within ULI’s Young Leaders Partnership Forum.
Severson earned a B.S. in landscape architecture and an M.S. in real estate development from Arizona State University.