Todd Severson returns to Symmetry Companies as partner


Luxury lifestyle community developer Symmetry Companies announces Todd Severson’s return to the Scottsdale organization as partner.

In his new role, Mr. Severson will focus on the acquisition of new resort, lifestyle and hospitality inspired projects as well as oversight of assets under management, according to a press release.

In addition to his international development experience, Mr. Severson brings a diverse, 15-year background in design, finance and development to the organization, the release said.

Recently, he served as the director of acquisitions, entitlements and infrastructure at Discovery Land Company where he was responsible for the acquisition, design, and development for numerous internationally recognized resort communities.

Before joining Discovery, Mr. Severson participated in the master planning and place creation of several resort communities or destination resorts; and played a key role during the early years of creating Symmetry Companies, the release noted.

“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Todd back to the Symmetry team,” said Peter Burger, president and founder of Symmetry Companies, in a prepared statement.

“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.”

Aside from his professional pursuits, Mr. Severson 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.

He earned a bachelor’s in landscape architecture and a master’s in real estate development from Arizona State University, the release added.