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Teri Bowley is a real estate attorney focusing on acquisitions and development, land use and entitlements, and commercial and industrial leasing. She has experience in all phases of real estate development, including land acquisition financing, due diligence regarding permit approvals, compliance with applicable regulations, engineering design matters for redevelopment and construction, and code enforcement.

Given her experience in government and the private sector, Teri understands the business of real estate. She assists clients with complex real estate purchase and sale transactions, including letters of intent, title review, objections, and closing documents. She also handles real estate acquisitions, annexation, land use, zoning, and development-related entitlements for landowners and developers.

Teri works with clients to pursue government entitlements related to infrastructure concurrency matters, capacity agreements, and mitigation strategies. She also has litigation experience before the State of Florida Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH).


  • Land Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Real Estate Financings/Mortgage Financings/Opinions
  • Leasing: Commercial and Industrial
  • Complex Real Estate Purchases and Sales Transactions
  • Entitlements and Permitting
  • Code Enforcement Citations



  • Obtained environmental permits including water management district environment resource permits (drainage and wetland impacts), and Section 404 permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (wetland impacts), including preparation of cumulative impact and alternatives analysis, and public purpose statement.°
  • Processed series of residential masterplan community applications for Village I of Horizon West in Orange County, Florida, which included 10 applications and 4,000 units.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Bowley prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

  • Chief Planner, City of Casselberry, 2000
  • Planner, Orange County Planning Department, 1993-1996
  • Director of Entitlements and Due Diligence, Lennar, 2014-2016
  • Director, Miller Sellen Conner & Walsh, Inc., 2000-2007
  • Land Use Planner, Homer Hoyt Center for Land Economics and Real Estate, 1992-1993
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, 2009
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification, 1997

Recognition & Leadership

  • Board Member, City of Orlando, Code Enforcement Board, 2003-2009
  • Instructor, AICP, Regulations and Zoning - Land Development, Exam Course, 2001-2003
  • Graduate, Leadership Seminole, 2000
  • Florida Planning and Zoning Association (FPZA)
    • President, 1999-2000
    • Vice President, 1998-1999
    • Board Member, Board of Directors, 1996-1998
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
  • Member, American Planning Association (APA), Orlando-Metro Section


  • J.D., cum laude, Florida A&M University College of Law, 2016
  • M.S., Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University, 1993
  • B.A., Clemson University, 1991
  • Florida