Glenn A. Gerena

Glenn A. Gerena: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Glenn A. Gerena is a community development and hospitality attorney, whose practice focuses on structuring and documentation for recreational club membership programs and community governance. Glenn has experience in a variety of transactions and agreements involving recreational facilities, resorts, and residential and mixed use communities.

Concentrations

•Club, marina and resort
•Community development

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013 and 2017-2018
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011-2013 and 2015
•Rated, AV Preeminent 4.9 out of 5

(Also at Boca Raton Office)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality
  • Land Development
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
561.955.7617  Phone
561.338.7099  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Glenn-A-Gerena
University Attended:
University of Miami, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Article and Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987
Admission:
1987, Florida
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, Urban Land Institute

Birth Information:
Miami, Florida, October 10, 1962
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Represented club owners in sale of club facilities.; Prepared club membership documents for nonequity, membership deposit, member-owned, and association clubs.; Represented club owners in a variety of club membership program restructuring, including: (i) conversions to refundable membership deposit programs; (ii) conversions to equity member-owned programs, and; (iii) mergers of clubs and mergers of club and association.; Represented developers in turnovers of equity clubs to members.; Acted as special club counsel to debtor in possession of a club and resort project in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.; Represented lenders with respect to club membership programs in projects in foreclosure and projects transferred in lieu of foreclosure.; Represented purchasers and investors in club and planned unit development projects with respect to due diligence and acquisition of assets.; Represented club owners in founder member and patron member programs and other member driven financing transactions.; Advised developers and prepared documentation for mandatory membership structures.; Advised club owners and residential developers and prepared documentation for club member and property owner votes.; Advised developer of mixed unit project regarding community association documents and cost and governance sharing agreements and structures.; Negotiated and drafted club, marina and hotel management agreements.; Prepared project management and marketing agreements, including agreements related to fractional residential projects.; Prepared residential unit rental management documentation.; Prepared documentation for marina slip sales programs, including right to use, equity clubs, and marina slip condominiums.; Previous Experience: Prepared Club Membership Marketing Plans and other marketing analyses
ISLN:
907136789

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 04/30/13 in Resorts and Leisure

    I have worked with Glenn for over 20 years in real estate development matters focusing on those involving clubs and high end amenities. He is an outstanding lawyer in this field.

    I have worked with Glenn for over 20 years in real estate development matters focusing on those involving clubs and high end amenities. He is an outstanding lawyer in this field. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/17/13 in Private Club Law

    I have worked with Glenn over many years and have always found him to be extremely capable and diligent in representing the client. His extensive background in real estate development and private club work makes him a very valued member of the team.... Read more

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    I have worked with Glenn over many years and have always found him to be extremely capable and diligent in representing the client. His extensive background in real estate development and private club work makes him a very valued member of the team. I strongly recommend him. Read less

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