Senior Director of Construction

As Senior Director of Construction for Penn-Florida Companies, Mr. Terry Smith oversees the company’s construction of its Via Mizner development, a two million square foot urban resort in Downtown Boca Raton which encompasses the Mandarin Oriental Hotel & Residences.

Smith arrived at Penn-Florida Companies after a highly successful development career in the Middle East delivering multi-billion-dollar projects within the region. In Saudi Arabia, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of MMG, a 60-year-old Oil & Gas Contracting Firm. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of Construction of Pearl Dubai FZ LLC in Dubai, UAE. The Pearl is an acclaimed mixed-use, 20 million square foot integrated development overlooking the Palm Jumeirah in the heart of the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone.

Smith studied Civil Engineering at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan.