Glenn J. Reid was born in Oceanside, New York. He graduated from State University of New York at Binghamton in 1976 (B.A.) and in 1978 (M.A.) and the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1983. At the University of North Carolina he was a member of The North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulationand The North Carolina Law Review. He has practiced in Charlotte since he was admitted to the Bar in 1983. He practices primarily in the areas of real estate law, real estate finance, contract and general business law.