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Erin M. Gray
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Group General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
CNL Financial Group

Erin M. Gray

“The key to greatness is to look for people’s potential and spend time developing it.” - Peter Drucker


Group General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, CNL Financial Group and CNL Securities


As group general counsel and chief compliance officer of CNL Financial Group and CNL’s managing broker-dealer, CNL Securities Corp., member FINRA/SIPC, Erin Gray provides strategic in-house legal support for CNL and leads its distribution operations, regulatory due diligence, compliance and corporate legal teams.

Ms. Gray has been practicing law for over 14 years, serving as general counsel and other various roles at Orlando-based private attorney and real estate investment management companies.


Ms. Gray earned a juris doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida and two Bachelor of Science degrees, cum laude, in accounting and finance from the University of Central Florida. She is licensed to practice law in Florida and currently holds her FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 registrations.


  • 2016 Orlando Business Journal’s “40 under 40.”
  • Former board member and past chairman of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando & Osceola County
  • Immediate past chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Corporate and Securities Network.
  • Actively involved with the Investment Program Association (IPA) and the Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA).