R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM

Managing Director & Senior Advisor

863.877.2846 todd.dantzler@svn.com

R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM, is a Managing Director and Senior Advisor at SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate in Lakeland, Florida.

He is a well-known authority on commercial properties and land use in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro and surrounding areas. Todd specializes in property types such as commercial, industrial, and investment properties, as well as commercial leasing and land development.

Todd has been active in Polk County real estate for over 40 years and is a second-generation real estate leader -- his father having served as a member and Chairman of the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) in the early ’80s.

Todd was recognized as the 2012 Florida Realtor® of the Year, and in 2000, he was elected president of the Florida Realtors® as the youngest president in the history of Florida Realtors®. He is a current member of the board of directors, past treasurer, and past Chairman of the Legislative Committee and Affordable Housing Task Force of the Florida Realtors®. He is also a past president of the East Polk County Association of Realtors®.

In 2010, Todd was elected to the Polk County Board of County Commissioners and served as the Chairman of the Commission in 2014 and 2018. As a sitting County Commissioner, he also served on the Finance Committee, the Community Relations Advisory Council, the Polk Transportation Planning Organization and was the Commission liaison to the Central Florida Development Council (CFDC), the economic development arm of the county, and is a past chairman of the CFDC.

In addition, Todd is currently the Chairman of the Winter Haven
Hospital/Baycare Board of Trustees. The Winter Haven Hospital is a 529-bed major medical center serving East Polk and Highlands counties and is the largest private employer in East Polk County.

Todd received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the University of Florida and is a member of the Florida Blue Key at UF. He also was the president of his fraternity, Alpha Tau Omega, where he won the Morton Wolfson Award for the Best Fraternity President at UF in 1981 and the Harry L. Bird Award for best Public Relations Officer.

In addition to real estate, Todd serves as a Senior Consultant with Two Blue Aces, an executive leadership and management development company led by six retired United States Air Force (USAF) General Officers. Todd advises on political and real estate land use issues.


• Commercial Properties
• Industrial Properties
• Investment Properties
• Commercial Leasing
• Area: The Lakeland-Winter Haven Metro Area




• 2012 Florida Realtor® of the Year by the Florida Realtors®
• 2000 Realtor of the Decade by the East Polk County Association of Realtors
• 2013 Chairman’s Award by the Central Florida Development Council
• 1991 Realtor of the Year by the Winter Haven Area Association of Realtors
• 1982 Thomas Arkle Clark Award for Leadership of Alpha Tau Omega
• 1981 Morton Wolfson Award for Best Fraternity President at UF
• 1980 National Harry L Bird Award for Best PR director in Alpha Tau Omega


For Sale
For Sale