Robert C. Reid

Attorney

Office phone: 850-222-8611

breid@bmolaw.com

Office Location: Tallahassee

vCard

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

For the past 42 years, Bob Reid’s practice has been concentrated in financial transactions and tax planning. Since 1985, his concentration in tax-exempt and taxable financing has increased so that now he exclusively devotes his practice to this area. Mr. Reid joined Bryant Miller Olive in 1989. He routinely applies his tax background and experience in tax matters arising in financings involving multi-family housing, single family housing, public housing, hotels, convention and sports facilities, educational facilities and governmental projects. Mr. Reid has used his tax and project finance background to lead the firm in tax credit financings using new markets tax credits, historic preservation tax credits and low-income housing tax credits,and more recently in the area of Opportunity Zones. He also provides consulting and special counsel services to local governments on issues involving the creation and preservation of affordable and workforce housing, and the use of new market tax credits and Opportunity Zones as an economic development tool. He is the Chair of the firm’s Affordable Housing and New Markets Tax Credit practice areas. He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education programs, including the National Association of Bond Lawyers annual Bond Attorney Workshop and has been featured in publications such as National Real Estate Investor. Mr. Reid is rated “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, and is licensed to practice in Tennessee and Florida. He is listed in the Municipal Bond Attorneys’ section of The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace and is a member of The Florida Bar and National Association of Bond Lawyers. Mr. Reid graduated from the University of Memphis School of Law in 1976 and received a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law in 1985.

EDUCATION

College: University of Memphis – B.A., Psychology, 1973

Law School: University of Memphis School of Law- J.D., 1976

Other school or degree: University of Florida College of Law – Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM), 1985

BAR ADMISSIONS

The Florida Bar, 1989

Tennessee Bar, 1976

COURT ADMISSIONS

Tennessee Supreme Court, 1976

Florida Supreme Court, 1989

US Tax Court, 1985

All Florida Courts

HONORS & AWARDS

Named Top Rated Lawyer in Banking and Finance by the American Lawyer Magazine, 2014

PUBLICATIONS

Can PACE lead Us to Recovery?, Florida Green Building Magazine, Summer 2010

Miami Beach: Receded, Revised and Reaffirmed, Fla. B.J., Feb. 2009, at 18

 

PRESENTATIONS

Bonds, Ethics and Sunshine 101, Fla. Assoc. of Local Housing Finance Authorities, 2015 Educational Conference, July 2015

New Markets Tax Credits: A Primer, Pinellas County Economic Development Council, June 2015

Affordable Housing and P3s, Florida Association of Counties Policy Conference, September 2017

Opportunity Zones and Affordable Housing, Regional Developement Conference, December 2018