Todd Sammann

Executive Managing Director, Head of Americas Credit Division

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Experience

Todd Sammann is Head of Americas Credit Division for CBRE Investment Management. In this role, he serves as chair of the Americas Credit Investment Committee and is responsible for all aspects of existing and future Credit Strategies funds, including product design, capital formation, investment, dispositions and financing strategy. He also serves as Portfolio Manager for one of the firm's commingled funds. Todd is a member of the Global, Americas Direct Real Estate and EMEA Credit Investment Committees, and Senior Leadership Council.

Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management in 2018, Todd was founder and Managing Principal of Narrative Capital from 2015-2018, managing a  commercial real estate debt fund on behalf of institutional investors. He chaired the firm’s investment committee and had overall responsibility for investment activity and portfolio management. Prior to forming Narrative, Todd was Principal and Head of Credit Strategies at Colony Capital from 2008-2015, which invested $5.0 billion across a variety of credit strategies during his tenure. Previously, he was Managing Director and Head of North American Large Loan Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities at Deutsche Bank from 2002-2008, where he oversaw the origination of more than $50.0 billion of structured real estate financings and served as a member of the firm’s global Group Executive Committee. Previously, Todd served as Vice President within Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s real estate investment banking unit from 1996-2002.

Todd earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Duke University.