NAI Avant
807 Gervais Street
Suite 301

Columbia, South Carolina United States 29201
t+1 803 744 9811 m18036227012 f+1 803 744 9875
Avant, CCIM
Chief Executive Officer

Scope of Service Experience
Todd Avant is Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the more than 50-year old full service company. He has been with the firm for 23 years and previously served as president. His background with the firm also includes project design, development and finance, investment and development site sales, and construction/facility management.
Background & Experience
Todd earned a degree in Business Economics from Wofford College. He obtained the CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member) from the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute at age 28. Todd is also a Life Member of the Central Carolina Realtors Association’s Circle of Excellence. He was recognized by The State newspaper for his commitment to excellence and for community service as a “20 Under 40” award recipient for 2005. In 2007, Todd was recognized by SC BIZ Magazine as a Who’s Who in South Carolina business. Todd was also honored along with his father to receive the March of Dimes Real Estate Award in 2005. The Columbia Business Monthly named Todd as one of the 50 Most Influential individuals of 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 based on his contributions toward shaping the business community landscape in these years and the future. Todd has also been recognized for his lead role in numerous award-winning urban infill development projects.
Professional Associations & Designations
Midlands Business Leadership Group Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Vista Guild Board Member Capital City Mill District Planning Committee Engenuity SC Urban Land Institute Committee of 100 South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association Certified Commercial Investment Member National Association of Realtors Congaree Land Trust Leadership Council NAI Global Leadership Board Advisory Taskforce