Tod Desmarais, FAIA
Executive Director

Tod Desmarais has more than 35 years of experience advancing the quality of the urban environment through innovative architecture and sustainable development. He has led the design, management and technical development of urban design and architecture on projects for developers, corporations and universities. During his career, Tod has performed every function of the real estate development process. Acting as owner, developer, designer, architect, contractor, broker and property manager, he has completed the land acquisition, municipal entitlements, permitting, design, documentation, bidding, general construction and sales & leasing of several large-scale, urban-infi ll, mixed-use, speculative developments totaling more than 10 million square feet of offi ce-retail-residential space, and integrated, structured parking valued at $2 billion.