Former ULI Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mansfield is the chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The Institute (uli.org) is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.
Mansfield, 49, was most recently chairman of ULI’s policy and practice committee, which guides the Institute’s research and publishing agenda. Established in 1936, the Institute has more than 37,000 members worldwide representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines. Currently, there are more than 60 ULI district councils located in North America, Europe and Asia.
Mansfield is chief executive officer of Crosland Inc., a position he has held since July 1999. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Crosland is one of the most prominent real estate development companies in the Southeast United States. At the company, Mansfield’s focus is directed toward the optimal investment of the company’s financial capital and development of its human capital. His experience creating unique destinations has resulted in Mansfield being recognized for his place making ability.