Jennifer Slone Tobin, a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP and Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, was recently appointed to the Transportation Advisory Committee for the City of Orlando, providing valuable input on the City’s direction concerning transportation-related funding.
As a member of the Advisory Committee, Jennifer will contribute to the group’s policy-making process, offering valuable input and review of City programs as they relate to transportation. She will also advise on recommendations for the City of Orlando’s 2021/2022 Multi-Modal Impact Fee Study Update. Jennifer also served for multiple years on the Municipal Planning Board of the City of Orlando, where she served as its chair from 2013–2015. In addition to her other civic engagements in Central Florida, she also currently serves as an Advisory Board Member for the University of Florida’s Bergstrom Real Estate Center.
Re-established by the Mayor in 2011, the Transportation Advisory Committee is made up of district and mayoral representative members. The Transportation Advisory Committee assists the City of Orlando’s Transportation Department, which works to ensure the City’s economic vitality and quality of life by supporting our transit infrastructure.
About Jennifer Slone Tobin
Jennifer Slone Tobin is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen, where she is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group. She is Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law. In Jennifer’s diverse real estate practice, she represents developers in the traditional areas of acquisition, development, permitting and financing of vacant, rehabilitation and operating properties. Her developer representation has included most of the traditional financing providers, including traditional bank loans, CMBS-style loans, insurance company loans, and full-recourse and non-recourse debt. She also assists developers with the negotiation of joint venture agreements with equity investors, including state retirement funds, venture capital companies and large investment firms. Her developer side practice also includes advice on construction contracts and other similar agreements with consultants for new development and rehabilitation projects. She also represents lenders, primarily loans secured by real property, but also with traditional business lending.