Gail Bowden

Senior Investment Advisor Women of Influence Award 2020 recognizes career achievements, outreach and mentorship 

Sarasota, Fla. (August 7, 2020) – Highly esteemed commercial real estate advisor Gail Bowden with the SVN Commercial Advisory Group has received honors as a Woman of Influence for 2020. The recognition came from, a premier destination for commercial real estate industry content. selects its Women of Influence Award recipients annually from nearly 200 candidates. Criteria include career achievements, community outreach and mentorship in the industry.

“I’m honored to be one of GlobeSt.’s Women of Influence 2020,” said Bowden, a Senior Investment Advisor based in Sarasota, Fla. “My hope is that my success in commercial real estate will inspire and empower other women to have the courage to follow their dreams.”

Bowden serves Sarasota and the surrounding counties. Her career in commercial real estate spans more than 30 years. During that time, she has received several other awards and recognitions of excellence, such as her ranking as the SVN Top Performing Advisor in Florida for both 2015 and 2013. She ranked No. 3 worldwide among SVN advisors in 2015 and No. 2 in 2019.

Some of her other honors include Real Estate Forum’s 2016 Women of Influence, among many other “top sales,” “top producer,” “Partners Circle” and “President’s Circle” recognitions.

“Gail is a true professional with so many strengths” said Matt Christian, managing director of SVN Commercial Advisory Group. “She has the ability to communicate with such clarity to everyone involved in the process. She guides clients expertly and is extremely thorough in her research.  I’m proud of her generosity and commitment to giving back.  We’re excited to see Gail receive this award.”

During her long tenure in real estate, Bowden has sold more than $70 million, including a recent $12 million medical office deal in Orlando, Fla. She has also been active in leading groups that help women enter commercial real estate and build successful careers.

About SVN Commercial Advisory Group

A full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, SVN Commercial Advisory Group works with large corporations, middle market businesses and individual entrepreneurial investors. The group provides advisory services for the sale, leasing and management of commercial properties. Advisors at SVN Commercial Advisory Group have deep experience working with many types of investment real estate. They serve the greater areas of Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties. For more information on the SVN Commercial Advisory Group, visit

About SVN

SVN, a commercial real estate brokerage firm headquartered in Boston, is one of the industry’s most recognized and powerful brands based on the annual Lipsey Top Brand Survey and Commercial Property Executive Magazine. With more than 200 locations in 500 markets, SVN Commercial Real Estate Advisors provide sales, leasing and property management services to clients worldwide.

Ken Zeszutko, Z Corp PR, 321-213-1818 /
Matt Christian, Managing Director SVN CAG, 941-914-6614 /
Gail Bowden, Senior Advisor, 941-223-1525 /