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Lori Boyer

Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (904) 255-5301
Address: 117 W. Duval St. #310 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Lori Boyer is the Downtown Investment Authority’s Chief Executive Officer. She began this role in July of 2019 following a career as an attorney, business owner and City Council member.

Under Lori’s leadership, the DIA continues to drive growth in business and investment, support the creation of a vibrant urban living environment, and enhance quality of life in Downtown Jacksonville through the transparent and responsible leveraging of public investments, assets, infrastructure and policy.

A graduate of Georgetown University and University of Florida Law, Lori established a successful legal career representing such clients as Arvida and Barnett Bank. Her legal practice concentrated in areas of land use and environmental permitting, including substantial practice in Development of Regional Impact approvals, as well as general real estate finance, leasing and transactions. In 1985, Lori became a principal in several real estate investment and property management companies with property holdings across the eastern U.S. In 2011, she entered public service and was elected twice to Jacksonville City Council serving as Council President in 2017.

Married to recently retired, former Circuit Judge Tyrie Boyer, Lori enjoys travel, cooking and the outdoors.