Meet the Team
The Gail Bowden Team
Jessica Fleming has more than ten years of medical industry sales coupled with an extensive knowledge in the medical real estate market. Fleming has built a solid foundation of medical clients through her successful ability to guide clients through the complexities of physician practice needs, project finance, construction, and development. She prides herself on up to date knowledge of the state of the market, its trends, and outlook. Fleming, passionate about the needs and goals of local business owners and expanding healthcare made an industry leap to commercial real estate from medical device sales. Within her first six months in the commercial real estate business, Fleming assisted in the sale and leasing of two multi-million-dollar medical office buildings. She has made a high-level commitment to real estate education by being mentored and coached by highly acclaimed commercial advisors in the industry. Jessica graduated with a B.A. in Organizational Communications from the University of Central Florida. She is married with three children and is dedicated to her community of which she was raised and continues to raise her family in.
Erin Reid has more than fifteen years in the commercial real estate industry. Reid has devoted her client-focused philosophy to the office and leasing areas of commercial real estate. Since joining the Gail Bowden Team, Reid has assisted in negotiating +500,000 SF of commercial lease and sale transactions. Originally from New York, Reid earned her MBA and worked in marketing and advertising for large multinational brands in New York, London, and Dublin. Reid draws on these experiences to provide the highest level of service to her clients.
Allison Nielson, Executive Services and Marketing Administrator to Gail Bowden brings 15 years of marketing and managing experience to the Gail Bowden Team. Nielson manages digital content and supports the team in business operations.
Gail Bowden brings a unique blend of strategic creativity and expertise to the Michael Saunders & Company team. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience, Bowden is well known for her business ingenuity and ability to navigate the complexities of venture capital, project finance, construction, and development. Her project list is extensive as well as her list of accomplishments as an expert and industry leader. Bowden was named one of Real Estate Forum’s 2016 Women of Influence. Prior to joining the MS&C Commercial Division, she ranked #3 in SVN’s commercial real estate advisors worldwide, and #1 in Florida for 2015. Bowden also achieved one of SVN’s most prestigious honors “Partners Circle” in 2015 and 2014, several of SVN’s most esteemed honors, including her fourth “Top Commercial Real Estate Advisor of the Year”, “Top Producer” and “Top Sale Transaction” awards. Ms. Bowden is well-known for closing complex and varied commercial investment projects, specializing in medical office, multifamily, and industrial properties from $500,000 to $60 million +. Gail’s propensity for guiding clients to appropriate financing coupled with her skill for identifying the most suitable investors for each deal has contributed to her career sales total of over $200 million. From contract to closing, Gail handles each client with exceptional care, ensuring that every element of a transaction is presented in a clear and logical manner. Skilled in digital marketing, Gail collaborates with her daughter and assistant, Allison, on effective advertising strategies. Known for thorough research, stamina, and patience, Gail’s ability to communicate clearly with all sides in any negotiation has established her as a true professional in the field. A passion for travel has enhanced Gail’s ability to develop and cultivate long-standing relationships with real estate and development professionals all over the world. Originally from Utah where she attended the University of Utah, Gail graduated with a B.A. in Business Administration. Since moving to Sarasota over fourteen years ago, Gail has become an active member of the community and has established herself as an expert in commercial real estate sales & investment. Gail is a volunteer and auxiliary member of SPARCC (Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center). Gail’s daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren live in Utah, where she visits whenever possible. Her friends and family lend joy and balance to her life and work.