Brendan Aloysius Barry is a partner in the Ft. Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group.

A Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated attorney, Brendan has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate and by Florida Super Lawyers for Mergers and Acquisitions. He is also Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate.

He represents owners, developers and lenders in the acquisition, development, finance, leasing and disposition of corporate assets and commercial real estate and has extensive experience in securitized lending, syndications, workouts, restructures, and foreclosures.

Brendan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Port Everglades Association. Brendan has also served as a City Commissioner for the Village of Sea Ranch Lakes, is the President of FishFlorida, Inc., sits on the Board of Directors of New York Law School Alumni Association and the African Safari Club of Florida, and was appointed by the United States Secretary of the Interior to serve on Big Cypress National Preserve’s Off-Road Advisory Committee.



  • New York Law School, J.D., 1994
  • Florida Atlantic University, B.A., 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Maine

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional and Civic

  • Board Member, Fish Florida
  • Board Member, Port Everglades Association
  • Broward County School Board
    • Audit Committee (2014-2019)
  • New York Law School, Board of Directors, Alumni Association
  • Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee, Big Cypress National Preserve

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News & Speaking Engagements



  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2009
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law

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