Larry Silvestri founded Silvestri Law, P.A., in 2015 to help St. Petersburg businesses, developers, and investors capitalize on the real estate opportunities in the area. As a transactional attorney, Mr. Silvestri reviews and negotiates contracts for commercial entities interested in leasing, purchasing, and selling property. He regularly represents clients in closings, assisting in document review, conducting due diligence, and other critical matters.
Although his current area of focus is on commercial leasing, he is qualified to counsel clients on legal matters related to real estate development, financing, and general business contracts. His ability to contain costs and minimize legal headaches has made him the go-to real estate attorney for small and large business entities.
Qualifications and Experience
Prior to founding Silvestri Law, P.A., Mr. Silvestri served as:
Senior vice president and general counsel of The Goodman Company, a privately held regional real estate development and management company engaged in ground-up development and management of shopping centers, retail properties, and office buildings
Vice president and general counsel of Zaremba Group LLC, a privately-held national real estate development company
Assistant vice president/director of legal services for First Union Real Estate Equity and Mortgage Investments, an NYSE-listed real estate investment trust
Assistant corporate counsel of Highland Superstores, a regional consumer electronics and home appliances retailer associate in Detroit law firm Butzel, Keidan, Simon, Myers & Graham
He obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan Law School.
Attorney Silvestri is a committed St. Petersburg resident, using his legal experience to help others in the community. He is actively engaged in a variety of associations, including:
St. Petersburg’s Community Law Program Housing Clinic
The Urban Land Institute’s Tampa Bay district council
St. Pete Downtown Partnership as a member of the developers’ committee
He also serves as a St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce ambassador and a sponsor of the Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors.
As a local resident with strong ties to the area, Larry Silvestri is the legal ally you need to advocate for your interests throughout your real estate matters. Contact the firm to see how his representation can make a difference in how your real estate concerns are resolved.
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The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Juris Doctor - 1984
Eastern Michigan University
B.S. - 1981
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Honor SocietyMajor: Public Administration
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
ULI Tampa Chapter
CREW Tampa Bay
Chapter Clerk, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
International Council of Shopping Centers Since 1995
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
St. Petersburg Bar Association
The Florida Bar, Member of Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section