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Larry Silvestri

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.

Community Involvement

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

    • Bar Admission

  • Florida, 2009

  • Michigan, 1984

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Pro-Bono Activities

  • St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce

  • ULI Tampa Chapter

  • CREW Tampa Bay

Past Positions

  • Chapter Clerk, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

Professional Associations

  • 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