Ty Bongard is a shareholder and leads Gunster’s Associations & Clubs practice. He has been board certified in real estate law by the Florida Bar since 2009.

Ty works with real estate developers, owners and high net worth individuals in the purchase, sale, development, construction and finance of real property throughout Florida. His representative matters include:

• Sale of $250+ million retail portfolio to national REIT

• Purchase of $100+ million vacant land for development

• Loan of $60+ million for nationally branded hotel property

• Condominium filings for multi-phased residential projects

• Residential transactions from $1 million to $40 million

Ty is known as a responsive and creative lawyer who crafts legal solutions to meet his client’s business objectives. Ty resides in the firm’s West Palm Beach office and assists clients with real estate matters throughout Florida.

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2022
  • Team member, “Dealmakers of the Year,” Land Category, Daily Business Review, May 16, 2014
  • Highest Grade Awards: Real Estate Finance, Corporate Taxation, University of North Carolina Law
  • “William T. Joyner Award for Excellence in Journal Writing,” University of North Carolina Law, 2003
  • “Does Palazzolo v. Rhode Island’s Upholding of the Transferability of Taking Claims Require a Rethinking of Takings Jurisprudence?” 81 N.C. L. Rev. 362, 2002
  • Quoted in “Lease Restructuring a Widespread, Growing Trend,” South Florida Business Journal, February 2009
  • Quoted in “Real Estate Journal: Speaking Up,” South Florida Business Journal, September 2008
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Leadership Business Council
  • Forum Club of the Palm Beaches
  • Leadership Palm Beach County Class of 2010
  • Palm Beach County Carolina Club

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