Thought Leadership Award: Todd Mitchell, CCIM, RPA

March 2, 2023 | By: CRE Insight Journal

Todd Mitchell, CCIM, RPA, received the 2022 Thought Leadership Award from CRE Insight Journal. A 20-plus-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Todd is an expert in implementing efficiencies across portfolios, developing top-producing teams, and driving operational excellence across the real estate sector.

Thought Leadership

Todd has collaborated with CRE Insight Journal numerous times, including writing articles on The Importance of Being Informed on CRE Advocacy and How to Build Trust as a New Presence in a Community. He has also contributed significantly to CRE Insight Journal video content related to the importance of advocacy and community building, including leading development of a video on the Steps to Acclimating within a New Market.

Additionally, during 2022, Todd was interviewed for the “It Takes a Village” series (part 1, part 2) on the community impact of commercial real estate, where he spoke on creating buy-in for a new asset in the community, the impact a property and the property team can make, investing in the future, and more.

Todd also participated in the October 2022 Lessons in Leadership discussion panel and served as moderator for the program.  Some of his remarks were released in January of 2023 as the Lessons in Leadership: Todd Mitchell article on CRE Insight Journal.

Career Excellence

Todd has held numerous senior leadership positions throughout his career in overseeing multi-million-dollar Commercial Facility Operations. His impactful and results-oriented leadership has enabled him to build and lead teams to drive growth, increase revenue, and maximize profitability for organizations.

Todd earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Risk Management and Insurance from Georgia State University and started at Carter and Associates in 1987. Todd then became a senior property manager with Wells Real Estate in 2006 where he eventually was promoted to vice president and general manager of Atlanta Operations. In 2016, he became Director of Operations, National Property Management with Columbia Property Trust.

In 2020, Todd was brought on as the director of property management for Bridge Commercial Real Estate, where he led in areas of strategic planning, facility operation, real estate transactions, and construction projects.

Through his incredible tenure, Todd oversaw and executed facility/tenant management for 10.5 million square feet of real estate spread throughout Atlanta, New York, San Francisco, and Washington governing $50M in capital expenditures, strategic planning, operations, real estate transactions, and end-to-end construction projects leading to a reduction in carbon emissions.

Todd has also received numerous industry awards, including the 2017 BOMA Southern Region Member of the Year Award, 2016 Columbia Champion Award, 2014 PACE Award, 2014 Clean Air Campaign: Perimeter Shuttle Award, and 2011 BOMA-Atlanta Committee Chair of the Year Award for his service as Government Affairs Committee Chair. For his continued thought leadership and excellence in the commercial real estate industry, Todd Mitchell, CCIM, RPA, has received the 2022 Thought Leadership Award from CRE Insight Journal.

Commercial Real Estate Insight Journal is the leading, on-demand resource for real estate professionals. It features a rapidly growing collection of real estate industry insight recorded in articles, webinars, publications, and videos. The CRE Insight Journal Awards program recognizes excellence in the real estate industry in areas such as tenant care; environmental sustainability; collaborative service; thought leadership; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and more.

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